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Posted August 19, 2012
A delight for all ages, David Covell's first book about two unli
A delight for all ages, David Covell's first book about two unlikelyWas this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
friends, a messy rat and a fastidious cockroach, will generate chuckles
while reinforcing the message that lasting friendship requires
acceptance of differences and the need to compromise and forgive.
Roach's bunny slippers and rubber gloves (pink, of course) and Rat's
flippers, slimy from sewer swimming are but a few examples of Covell's
attention to the details of his characters and storyline. I love that
Covell is both author and illustrator, which allowed him to truly
present his book as he envisioned. I am looking forward to his next
"messy" book. Classroom units emphasizing friendship and
positive interpersonal relationships would surely be enhanced by the
addition this charming book.
Posted July 12, 2012
Highly Recommended- CLEVER,WITTY and MEANINGFUL
The illustrations are eye catching and clever!!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
The book captures the meaning and importance of being independent yet getting along with others despite having differences.
The book teaches children to be good friends to one another!!
Easy read!! Kids and parents will love it.