TRUE STORY: A well-researched and incredible story of an irascible goat and his daring capers.
ADORABLE ILLUSTRATIONS: Kass Reich of Megabat fame has created yet another character who will absolutely steal hearts everywhere.
NON-FICTION INFORMATION: A spread at the back fills in the historical details.
SENSITIVE PORTRAYAL OF WAR: The book gives a real look at the horrible conditions and sadness the soldiers are experiencing while never being heavy-handed or scary.
GREAT LIBRARY AND CLASSROOM PICK
GOATS! From goat yoga to baby goats in pajamas to goats eating poison ivy in Prospect Park, goats are everywhere—and this goat is the cutest of them all.
HUMOR: While being sensitive to the subject matter, this true story is still quite funny—Billy actually did eat important documents and get arrested for treason.
PRAISE FOR Megabat by Anna Humphrey and Kass Reich:
“The miscommunications between humans and a fruit bat are ridiculous yet funny, and Reich’s soft illustrations add further, gentle humor…. A charming tale.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Megabat is a fast-paced novel that will have young readers wanting more…. [A] highly engaging read with hilarious capers, engaging characters, and gorgeous illustrations…. Recommended.”—CM Magazine
“ A warm tale…augmented by amusing graphite illustrations from [Kass] Reich.”—Publishers Weekly
PRAISE FOR The Branch by Mireille Messier:
“Brimming with personality and passion, this protagonist is a joy to know.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
“…a gentle reminder that keeping an open mind can help turn problems into opportunities.”—Publishers Weekly
“A quiet but powerful tale supported by a strong blend of words and pictures.”—School Library Journal
“…a small but satisfying story of intergenerational friendship, cooperation, creativity, and the labor that goes into creating something worthwhile.”—The Horn Book Magazine
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