Saturday, April 24, 2010

Hugo and the Really, Really, Really Long String by Bob Boyle

Boyle, Bob Hugo and the Really, Really, Really Long String 32 pgs. Random House, 2010. PICTURE BOOK. $15.99. Hugo the happy hippo wakes up one morning to find a very mysterious string outside his window. He sets out to find out what it is, determined that he will find something wonderful at the end! As he follows the string all throughout the town, Hugo meets some special friends. Hugo's newfound friends join him on his journey and together discover the surprise at the end. I laughed out loud when I found out what the red string led to at the end! Kids will think it is so fun and will giggle away! This is also a sweet story about making friends. The bright and geometric illustrations really add character to this story. EL-ADVISABLE. Whitney, Library-Teacher. 

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