Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Red Knit Cap Girl by Naoko Stoop- OPTIONAL

Stoop, Naoko. Red Knit Cap Girl.  G- PICTURE BOOK.  40 pgs.  Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2012.  $15.99.  “Red Knit Cap Girl” lives in the forest with many of her animal friends.  She has one great wish: to talk to the moon.  With the help of a wise old owl, “Red Knit Cap Girl” figures out a creative way to capture the moon’s attention.  But she quickly realizes that her efforts have prevented her dream from coming true.  A quick solution grants her the wish of her heart as well as sends a tender message to all readers to make time in our busy lives to sit in the quiet of nature and appreciate the beauty in the world around us.  This is a beautifully illustrated children’s book.  It makes for a perfect bedtime story.  It could be used in a unit for Earth Day Celebrations.  Pre-K.  EL (K-3). 

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