Sunday, April 17, 2011

Gilbert the Hero by Jane Clarke- ESSENTIAL

Clarke, Jane Gilbert the Hero illustrated by Charles Fuge 32 pgs. Sterling, 2010. PICTURE BOOK. $12.95. The third installment in the Gilbert series, Gilbert takes his new little brother, Finn, out to play. But soon Gilbert and Gilbert's friend, Rita, realize that not all their games are suited for little sharks. Gilbert gets frustrated and decides to play with his other friends while Finn is in the seaweed swing...but trouble soon comes in the form of a killer whale! Can Gilbert get to his little brother in time?? 
With comical text, a tense story and Fuge's delightful illustrations, this is the perfect book for younger readers. EL-ESSENTIAL. Whitney, Library-Teacher. 

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