Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Rosie & Rex: A Nose for Fun! By Bob Boyle-ADVISABLE

Boyle, Bob Rosie & Rex: A Nose for Fun! PICTURE BOOK. HarperCollins Publishers, 2014.  $15.99.  Content: G. Rosie and Rex love to play together and are great friends.  While trying to decide what to do for fun one day, Rex wants to play robots but Rosie insists that everyone knows ROBOTS ARE NOT FUN! Rosie and Rex set out on an adventure trying to find something that both of them will enjoy.  They stumble across an unknown object.  Rosie thinks it is a pretty flower vase but Rex insists it’s a cool robot blaster. Rosie thinks it could be a special sippy cup but Rex thinks it is a robot helmet.  Rosie and Rex use their imaginations to try to figure out this unknown object’s true purpose. At the end of the story, the object is correctly identified with a fun and exciting twist in the story.  Little ones will love the ending to this story.  Parents will love the life lessons taught in this simple and wonderful story.  Pre-K.  EL (K-3).  ADVISABLE.  Reviewer: SL. 

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