Friday, January 9, 2015

Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton - ADVISABLE

Haughton, Chris  Shh!  We Have a Plan  Candlewick Press, 2014.  PICTURE BOOK  $15.99  Content: G. 

Four people go into the woods with a net.  They spot a bird and try to catch it.  The smallest person tries to talk to the bird, but his friends keep telling him “Shh!  We have a plan”.  Eventually when their many plans fail, the little person gets bread crumbs out and attracts many birds.  The other three people try to catch a bird in their net, but they get chased off by a big bird. 

This is a cute and simple story.  The illustrations are really dark (different shades of blue), but they are still fun to look at.  The humor of the story is fun too. 

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

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