Sunday, November 13, 2011

The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye by Jane Yolen - OPTIONAL

Yolen, Jane The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye Illustrated by Jim LaMarche Random House, 2011. $16.99 PICTURE BOOK Content-PG.  Tiger Rose is a old cat who has enjoyed a good country life with human caregivers and animal friends, but one day she wakes and feels as though it’s time to say goodbye.  After going around and saying goodbye to all of her friends, she lays down under a rose bush and dies.  Her spirit rises up to the sky and she finds peace.  Great illustrations and a peaceful version of an animal’s death.  EL (K-3)-OPTIONAL.  Reviewer, C. Peterson.

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