Lam, Maple. My Little Sister and Me. Picture Book. Harper, 2016. $17.99. Content: G.A big brother walks his little sister home from the bus for the first time. She’s picks up garbage. She chases a big dog. She says she has to go to the bathroom. She chases a bird. Is scared of the thunder and falls in a puddle. Her big brother manages to get her home safe and sound. Where their mother is waiting with hugs and kisses.
Author/illustrator Maple Lam captures what it is like to go on a walk with a small child. Their short attention span, their fears, lack of fears, and their delightfully changeable nature. The pictures are expressive and colorful. Recommended for big brothers and their little sisters.Pre-L, EL-ADVISABLE. Samantha Hastings, MA, MLS.