Friday, April 22, 2011

Look at Lucy by Ilene Cooper-OPTIONAL

Look at Lucy! (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))Cooper Ilene, Look at Lucy. Random House Books, 2009. Pgs. 101. Language: G, Violence: G, Sexual Content: G

Bobby is extremely shy, but very proud of his beagle puppy, Lucy. When a local store has a pet contest to find their next spokes-pet, he happily enters Lucy. The competition is stiff, but he knows Lucy is the best pet in town. Things are great until he finds out that the pet that wins will be featured in a TV commercial with their owner. Will Lucy win? If so, will Bobby be able to overcome his shyness for Lucy?

A cute, quick read for early chapter book readers. The characters are memorable and likable. The story is cute and endearing. Readers who are animal lovers will enjoy reading this book. EL(K-3). OPTIONAL. Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Services Librarian, WHI Public Library.

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