Friday, January 28, 2011

Raf by Anke de Vries

de Vries, Anke Raf  illustrated by Charlotte Dematons 32 pgs. Lemniscaat, 2009. PICTURE BOOK. $16.95. Ben and his stuffed animal giraffe, Raf, are inseparable...that is until Raf comes up missing! Raf is nowhere to be found but when Ben checks the mailbox, SURPRISE! Raf has been found...but he is in Africa! Postcard after postcard arrives from Raf, documenting his adventures in Africa...but will he make it home in time for Ben's birthday? Fabulous illustrations to go along with a cute story. Kids will love the postcard formatting of the text. EL-ESSENTIAL. Whitney, Library-Teacher. 

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