Thursday, July 30, 2015

Soon by Timothy Knappman - ESSENTIAL

Knappman, Timothy Soon illustrated by Patrick Benson. PICTURE BOOK. Candlewick Press, 2015. $16.99. Content: G.
One morning Raju the elephant and his mother begin a journey. They travel for a long time and encounter many wild creatures including a snake, a  crocodile, and a snarling tiger. Raju's mother protects him from all the scary animals all the while telling him that soon they will return home.
This is a sweet story about a mother's love, a child's trust, and the forever bond that exists between them. The story is complimented by beautiful illustrations.

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