Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The Cookie Fiasco
First sentence: Hey, guys! COOKIE TIME!
Premise/plot: There are FOUR friends and only THREE cookies. Since each believes in EQUAL COOKIES FOR ALL, this is a big, big problem. Can these four solve the problem in a way that's equally agreeable. Each initially has a suggestion, but, all suggestions are not equally fair.
My thoughts: This book is the first in a new series of easy readers: Elephant & Piggie like reading. The book begins and ends with Elephant & Piggie deciding to read Dan Santat's The Cookie Fiasco. Thus this is a book within a book! I have to agree with Gerald, "Good books make me feel big things...."
So what exactly did I feel about The Cookie Fiasco? I liked it. I really liked it. I'm not sure I loved it. I liked the problem-solving. I loved, loved, loved seeing Elephant and Piggie again. But I did not like the illustrations.
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