Reginald

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This is the story of a cow named Reginald who lives in the jungle. (Actually, he is a bull, but no one in the jungle can tell the two apart.) Because Reginald is different, his neighbors are anything but welcoming. They include an irritable old frog, some high-rolling bats, a constantly hungry jaguar, and a lunatic ape.

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Overview

This is the story of a cow named Reginald who lives in the jungle. (Actually, he is a bull, but no one in the jungle can tell the two apart.) Because Reginald is different, his neighbors are anything but welcoming. They include an irritable old frog, some high-rolling bats, a constantly hungry jaguar, and a lunatic ape.

Reginald refuses to be cowed by his neighbors. But can he find a way to turn these unfriendly folks into friends after all?
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Publishers Weekly
As in Sink or Swim (reviewed above), this debut picture book, too, gives center stage to a swimming cow. Here the setting is just as unlikely as the premise itself: Reginald the bull inhabits "the darkest depths of the Amazon." He leads a carefree life, happy despite such unfriendly neighbors as a hungry jaguar, a family of vampire bats who make "horrible sucking sounds," a poisonous, taunting frog and a "lunatic ape" who routinely threatens, "I'm gonna eatcha." When Reginald dons his flowered trunks and takes a swim in the river, his neighbors initially tease him, but soon they are caught up in learning to do the backstroke, with instruction and encouragement from their new bovine pal. Newman's stylized pencil-and-watercolor artwork has the slightly zany feel of an animated cartoon. The characters are shaped like inflated balloons, particularly Reginald, whose neckless head perches atop his huge potbellied torso, his spindly limbs comically out of proportion. The blend of silliness and overall good nature of the story makes this outing an enjoyable trip. Ages 4-8. (Oct.) Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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PreS-Gr 3-A fun-loving bull lives in "the darkest depths of the Amazon." His neighbors-a jaguar, a "poisonous old frog and his gecko underlings," vampire bats, and a lunatic ape-are all bent on doing him in. Completely oblivious to his imminent danger, Reginald picnics by the river, reads, enjoys music, and, best of all, excels at the backstroke. Intrigued by what they see as his evident enjoyment, each of his neighbors, save one, learns to do the backstroke, too, and forgets his desire to make a meal of Reginald. Humor abounds in both text and the cartoon illustrations. "Weee-ha!" cries the frog as he successfully backstrokes across the pond, his crazy leg movements carrying him across a spread. The jaguar is told to "cut the hooey," when he complains, and his defeated look when his fear of the water is exposed is priceless. Reginald himself is a sight to behold with his enormous belly, red curl atop a ball-shaped head, huge mouth, and flowered bathing trunks. He calmly reads "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" while the ape salivates outside his open window, and sleeps blissfully with corks in his ears while his neighbors howl and growl their evil intents. And when the one hold-out says, "I'd still rather eatcha," the bull nonchalantly shrugs, "You can't please everybody." Pair Reginald with the equally unflappable protagonist in Colin McNaughton's Suddenly (Harcourt, 1995) for a great storyhour.-Marianne Saccardi, Norwalk Community College, CT Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385908627
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 10/14/2003
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: Library Edition
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.04 (w) x 10.46 (h) x 0.34 (d)

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