Eric And The Enchanted Leaf: The First Adventure

Summary:

Eric doesn't treat the creatures around him very well. He is mean to ants and spiders, and he kills a mosquito. A leaf falls and magic happens. Sophia, the sky fairy, tells him to hold a leaf and wish. He is transformed so that he can satisfy his curiosity about insects in a more meaningful way. Eric visits with a spider and then some ants. From the ants, he learns about life. At the end, he hides the leaf for another day.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This well-illustrated story offers lessons in respect and curiosity for young readers.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

I liked this book. We do some of the things that Eric does, so we can connect with him. I liked it enough to read again.

Parent Reaction

I was happy to see my reader laugh about the book.

Type of Book:
Learn about the insect world from their perspective with the first title in this picture book adventure series.
Educational Themes:

This is a story about respect, for ourselves and the creatures around us. It is a nice way to introduce the idea of stepping out of yourself and seeing things from someone else's perspective.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
9 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 8
Age of child:
Read by students at Menchville High School as part of our Use Your ABCs program.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. This is an engaging story. Boys will enjoy the bug part!

Title Eric And The Enchanted Leaf: The First Adventure
Author Deborah K Frontiera
Publisher Under ABCs Press © 2004
Illustrators Korey Scott
ISBN 9780975341001
Material Hard Cover
Cost $16.95
Genres Animal Character, Adventure, Fantasy, Foreign Language, Latin America | Latin Peoples
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