In Chizzy's Topsy Tale, Donna J. Shepherd's whimsical rhymes speed Chizzy and Dotty into the jungle on a whirlwind search for tempting fruit. Kevin Scott Collier illustrates Chizzy's rollicking escapades with a deft and humorous touch. Solid values, like helping a friend in need and minding Momma, make Chizzy's Topsy Tale a wonderful read-aloud choice. Suggested age for readers:2-6
|Publisher:||Guardian Angel Publishing|
|Edition description:||Large Print|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.05(d)|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Chizzy¿s snug in bed where Momma told him to stay, but when his friend Dotty tempts him with the promise of fresh fruit for a bedtime snack, how can he resist? Once he strays the tiniest bit from doing the right thing, however, it¿s so easy for Chizzy to stray a little further. Soon Chizzy and Dotty are lost deep in the jungle. They aren¿t alone, either! There are some shivery surprises along the way. If only Chizzy had listened to Momma¿
Donna Shepherd¿s newest Topsy Tale weaves a whisper of an important lesson into rhymes packed with action as Chizzy learns the hard way that Momma knows best. Kevin Scott Collier¿s illustrations add humor and pleasing bright colors. Pull kids, grandkids, nieces, or nephews onto your lap and read this irresistible story aloud.
This charming picture book story told in rhyming text again teams up author Donna J. Shepherd with Illustrator Kevin Scott Collier. Together, they have created another compelling book for all young readers.
Chizzy the Monkey was just tucked in bed by his mother when Dotty the Hippo calls to him and asks him to hunt for a fruit treat with her. Along the way, Dotty gets them lost in the woods. The meet a lion cub who is scared of them and they are scared that the cub's mother might return. They tell the cub they are lost, and he points them in the right direction. They stop their snack search to help a baby elephant out of the mud. They continue on and find their fruit treat and start eating it when Chizzy worries that his mother will be quite upset when she discovers that he isn't in his bed. Do they make it home in time before Chizzy's mother discovers him missing? You'll just have to read this cute book to find out what happens next!
The superb text by Donna Shepherd and colorful kid-friendly illustrations by Kevin Scott Collier make this book a "must have" for the younger set. It gives young children the message that they should help out their friends and to also be aware that parents worry about them. I give this book a high five for the cute storyline, the perfect rhyming text and the wonderfully colorful and kid-friendly illustrations.
Gayle Jacobson-Huset ¿ Managing Editor
Stories for Children Magazine