Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Maisy Goes on Vacation by Lucy Cousins - ADVISABLE

Cousins, Lucy  Maisy Goes on Vacation  Candlewick Press, 2012.  $6.99  PICTURE BOOK  Content: G.  

Maisy packs her bags to go on a beach vacation.  She meets her best friend, a squirrel named Cyril, at the train station where they board the train together.  As they are traveling, Maisy colors and Cyril buys treats.  When they get to their hotel they put all their stuff in the hotel rooms and then get ready for the beach.  While at the beach they play in the water and the sand all day.  They end the day by sending postcards to their friends and then they go back to their hotel room to bed. 

 The storyline is simple and easy to follow with matching illustrations.  Young readers will like following Maisy on her trip to the beach with her friend.  The colorful illustrations are bright and they keep young readers attention.  

PRE-K, EL (K-3)-ADVISABLE.  Reviewer, C. Peterson.

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