Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Toy Dance Party: Being the Further Adventures of a Bossyboots Stingray, a Courageous Buffalo, and a Hopeful Round Someone Called Plastic

Toy Dance Party: Being the Further Adventures of a Bossyboots Stingray, a Courageous Buffalo, and a Hopeful Round Someone Called Plastic by Emily Jenkins, Paul Zelinsky (Illustrator)
Six stories relate further adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys, as they encounter a fearsome (possible) shark, enjoy a dance party, and deal with rejection by The Girl, who is growing up.

2 comments:

Kirkus Reviews said...

...Even more tender than its predecessor, these six related stories skillfully capture the bittersweet challenges of childhood independence... Zelinsky's superlative black-and-white drawings never fail to bring warmth and depth...Poignant and compelling, this sequel sparkles.

Margaret Tassia said...

...a great read-aloud.