If An Armadillo Went to a Restaurant

If An Armadillo Went to a Restaurant

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Overview

If An Armadillo Went to a Restaurant by Ellen Fischer, Laura Wood

Slurp, munch, crunch! Little hands will be turning the page to find out the real meals of animals! Would an armadillo order spaghetti with meatballs if she went to a restaurant? No way! Through a series of humorous questions and answers, young readers learn about animals, where they live, and what they eat.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938063398
Publisher: Mighty Media, Inc.
Publication date: 07/29/2014
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Ellen Fischer grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, but has been a North Carolina Tar Heel for over thirty years. She has taught elementary age children for over twenty years and is the mother of three. She is also the author of If an Elephant Went to School, Latke, the Lucky Dog, and several Sesame Street books, including Grover and Big Bird's Passover Celebration, It's a Mitzvah, Grover!, and The Count's Hanukkah Countdown.

Laura Wood is a freelance illustrator currently living in England. She was born and raised in Italy and received a Bachelor of Cinema and Multimedia. She likes to combine both digital and traditional dry media to create childlike pictures with a sunny style and a folksy feeling. Laura Wood is also the illustrator for If an Elephant Went to a Restaurant, Lucy in the City, and The Cow Tripped Over the Moon.

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If An Armadillo Went to a Restaurant 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ACS_Book_Blogger More than 1 year ago
Picture books are super good for kids and when they explore a world unknown to the kids and teach them in a friendly, enjoyable manner facts that they were not knowledgeable of, then a picture book has achieved a very high goal, indeed. Author, Ellen Fischer has teamed with illustrator, Laura Wood and captured some critters that might not be on the "best known" list of kids - Armadillo, Sea Turtle, Rattlesnake, Butterfly, Wallaby, Hedgehog, Ostrich, Giraffe, and Octopus. As each critter is said to wander into a restaurant the question is posed,What would they order?". An absurd menu item is the chance answer and then after a resounding, "NO WAY!" begins to lay out what that critter would really want to eat.  The illustrations are cute, animated, and simple in nature but surely attention grabbing and fit the mood of the story. I love the change in color scheme this book has. Veering away from the basic color wheel of primary colors, there are olives, burnt orange, teal, and browns.  This is a fun book and a welcome addition to our school's library. DISCLOSURE: A complimentary copy was provided by the publisher Scarletta Kids in exchange for our honest review. Opinions are those of the reviewer. No compensation was received for this review.