Saturday, December 30, 2017

Little Miss, Big Sis by Amy Krous Rosenthal- ESSENTIAL

Rosenthal, Amy Krouse Little Miss, Big Sis.  Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds.  PICTURE BOOK. Harper Collins, 2015. $17.99.

Little Miss is gets great new: She is going to be a BIG SIS!  She waits with wonder and anticipation for the big day to arrive.  When baby finally gets here the beginning is simple: Sleep. Fuss. Eat. Repeat.  But as her little sister grows, Little Miss is a huge help as new emotions fill her heart. “Hugging, holding.  Love unfolding.”  As her baby sister grows and can begin to play, Little Miss finds a whole new world opening up for the two of them.

This is a simple yet heartwarming story.  The illustrations are small and simple on a page of mainly white, yet they are descriptive and adorable.  This is the perfect book about changes in families and about simple love.

PRE-K. EL (K-3).  ESSENTIAL. Reviewer: SL. 

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