This charming story, with wonderful illustrations, is about a shy lemur named Letty who is teased when wearing new eyeglasses to school. Only her best friend Lucy remains kind and understanding amid... More > the cruelty of Letty's classmates.
The class takes a trip to the city, where they discover that all the stylish city lemurs wear eyeglasses! Suddenly Letty finds herself very popular with her formerly cruel classmates. She chooses to stay friends with Lucy, who has always been steadfast.
The story is a clear message about the meanness of teasing, and the value of friendship.< Less
Welcome to Walrus Elementary! All the young walruses are excited because they are about to begin preparations for a school play. Mr. Whiskers is the director in charge. This charming story follows... More > the wacky antics of walrus play preparations from try-outs to the cast party. The eccentric cast of whiskered characters sings, dances, and builds sets with "extra wide" doorways. A walrus mother sits at her sewing machine, making costumes while her pet parrot cheers encouragement. Walrus parents watch the play from a sold out auditorium. The cast party gets a bit wild when the walruses form a crazy conga line.
In her third children's book, Lorie Spohn again creates whimsical illustrations that are truly endearing. As with her other books, this one teaches as well as entertains. In this rhyming story, children learn all the elements of producing a play, and see the joy in every one.
This book is suitable for children grades PreK to 3.< Less