I Love My New Toy! (An Elephant And Piggie Book)

Summary:

Piggie has a new toy and is happy to share it with Gerald. When Gerald drops it, the toy breaks in two, and Piggie is very angry. When Squirrel shows them that is a break-and-snap toy, Piggie is embarrassed. Then Gerald gets mad. Is a toy more important than friendship?


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Everyone can enjoy this story about sharing, friendship, and feelings. Simple illustrations and basic, repetitive text make this a perfect book for emerging readers.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

Our daughter jumped at the chance to read this book. The colored word clouds and varied type sizes made it easy for her to add different voices and express emotion like we do when we read to her.

Parent Reaction

The Elephant and Piggie books are enjoyable to read. It's great to see our new reader excited about picking up books and feeling confident when she reads them.

Type of Book:
This is an early reader story that helps kids practice reading ... and learn about friendship, too.
Educational Themes:

The simple lessons on friendship, accidents, feelings, and sharing are easily revealed in this story. Pre-readers will enjoy the illustrations and emerging readers will love the chance to read for themselves.

Reading Level:
1.6
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
5 to 8
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 6
Age of child:
Read by 7-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. The Elephant & Piggie series are books that are wonderful for toddlers who are learning about life, and they'll still be a favorite when they can read it themselves.

Title I Love My New Toy!
About

An Elephant And Piggie Book

Author Mo Willems
Publisher Disney-Hyperion, Disney Book Group © 2008
Illustrators Mo Willems
ISBN 9781423109617
Material Hard Cover
Cost $8.99
Genres Animal Character, Friendship, Humor, Easy Reader Series
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