Sperring, Mark I’ll Catch You if You Fall, illustrated by Layn Marlow. PICTUREBOOK. Simon and Schuster, 2016. $17.99. Content: G.
A young boy is fishing and asks who will keep him safe? His mother says she will, which starts a cyclical story - the captain, the boat and star and then the boy offers to keep the star safe.
Too simple. This is such a short read it would be wasted on a bedtime story. The illustrations are beautiful and the tone of the book is quiet and soft, but the message is unrealistic (a star can guide a boat, but keep it safe?)
EL - OPTIONAL Lisa Librarian