Jungle Bullies

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Even bullies can learn to share.

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Even bullies can learn to share.

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Children's Literature - Anita Barnes Lowen
No one in the jungle will share. Elephant orders Hippo out of the pond and as Elephant is much bigger than Hippo, he splashes out of pond leaving Elephant to bathe in peace. In turn Hippo orders Lion out of the path; Lion orders Leopard out of the grass; and Leopard orders Monkey off the branch of the tree. But Monkey's Mama has some very good advice. "Son, you have to stand up to bullies. You go back to Leopard and you tell him there's enough room for two on that branch." Monkey does just that. "Don't you tell me what to do, this tree's big enough for two. Share it with me as a friend, don't be mean to me again." Leopard agrees and in turn confronts Lion with the same words who then speaks to Hippo who, with all the animals behind him, tells Elephant that the pond is big enough for two. In fact, "big or little, large or small, this pond's big enough for all." The colorful double-page illustrations and the recurring refrain make this an ideal read-aloud and a good introduction to a discussion of sharing.
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Pre-Gr 1-In this cumulative picture book, Elephant wants to swim in the pond, so he chases Hippo away. Hippo forces Lion to move so that he can get by, and Lion chases Leopard out of his favorite spot. Leopard forces Monkey out of the tree, and he runs to Mama, who advises him to stand up for himself. With her help, he tells Leopard, "Don't you tell me what to do, this tree's big enough for two. Share it with me as a friend, don't be mean to me again." This rhythmic refrain is repeated as each animal, with the help of his new friends, stands up to the bigger bully until all of the creatures are playing together in the pond. The watercolor and charcoal spreads with digital techniques are inviting and simple while conveying the animals' fear and then remorse when confronted. The predictable recurring text makes this a good read-aloud and a helpful way to introduce the topic to children.-Kristine M. Casper, Huntington Public Library, NY Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761456209
  • Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/28/2006
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 174,806
  • Age range: 4 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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  • Posted June 6, 2009

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    Be A Buddy, Not A Bully

    Jungle Bullies by Steven Kroll is a super story for your young bully busters. Elephant starts a bullying behavior domino effect when he glares at Hippo and uses his hard words to boss Hippo out of the pond. Saddened by Elephant's mandate, Hippo buckles under the pressure to leave and then promptly nudges Lion out of his way on the path. Lion continues the pattern of bullying behavior when he pushes Leopard out of his napping spot, and Leopard follows suit when he orders Monkey out of his tree.

    The scared little Monkey runs to another tree to find Mama, who initially encourages him to solve his own problem. When she sees that her tot's safety is threatened by the bully, Mama teaches him to stand up to bullies. Using a clever little rhyme that makes this an engaging read-aloud, Monkey starts the chain reaction that turns the bully into a buddy, animal by animal, all the way back to Elephant, who ends up agreeing that, "Big or little, large or small, this pond's big enough for all. Bullies aren't ever fair; it's a lot more fun to share." This little gem, with its eye-catching illustrations by Vincent Nguyen, will be a welcomed addition to your library and will serve as a springboard for a meaty discussion about the negative effects of bullying and the positive effects of getting along.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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