Monday, June 17, 2013

Oh, Daddy

Author & Illustrator:   Bob Shea
Publisher:  Balzer + Bray
Publication Year:   2010
Location: Knox County Public Library- Powell

Awards:   School Library Journal starred review

Summary:  A kid hippo hangs out with his daddy who convinces him to do things by being silly with him.A lesson in reverse psychology for kids and daddies. Shea's trademark colorful illustrations with great pattern and texture.

Classroom Ideas: This is a lesson in inferring where kids recognize that what is being said is not really what's going on. You could also talk to older kids about unreliable narrator.

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