Switched at birth (Sorta)

Summary:

A storm is blowing through and two eggs tumble from their nests. Mama Goose takes one egg back to her nest, and Mama Owl takes one to hers. Hmmm ... Hoot has two yellow siblings. They like seeds, and they want to sleep at night. Hoot can't sleep, so he takes a walk and finds other chicks out at night, just like him. Then Honk hatches from his egg. A mouse for dinner? Yuck!! How come they want to sleep? The sun is out. Time to be in the water. 


Parent Perspective:
A fun story perfect for bedtime or anytime, really. The baby birds are SO-O-O cute. The story is simple yet effectively told. Toddlers will think the baby birds are adorable, and still be able to get the story about a gosling and owlet.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

An adorable duckling and a cute owlet will have kids going "aw" over this sweet picture book story. 

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Type of Book:
This rhyming picture book for toddlers and preschoolers will later come in handy as an easy reader.
Educational Themes:

A fun bedtime story that lends itself to talking about opposites.

Reading Level:
2.1
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
2 to 5
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. It is a sweet story. You may end up buying if your child loves it.

Title Hoot & Honk Just Can't Sleep
Author Leslie Helakoski
Publisher Sterling Children's Books, Imprint Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. © 2017
Illustrators Leslie Helakoski
ISBN 9781454921257
Material Hard Cover
Cost $14.95
Genres Poetry, Humor
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