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Overview

Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Scott Magoon

Meet Spoon.

He's always been a happy little utensil. But lately, he feels like life as a spoon just isn't cutting it. He thinks Fork, Knife, and The Chopsticks all have it so much better than him. But do they've And what do they think about Spoon? A book for all ages, Spoon serves as a gentle reminder to celebrate what makes us each special.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781423106852
Publisher: Disney Press
Publication date: 04/07/2009
Series: Spoon Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 50,583
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

About the Author

Amy Krouse Rosenthal is the author of picture book favorites such as Little Pea. Little Hoot, Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons, and The OK Book. She has also written several books for adults including Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life. She lives with her family in Chicago.


Scott Magoon is the author and illustrator of Hugo & Miles in I've Painted Everything. He also illustrated The Luck of the Loch Ness Monster: A Tale of Picky Eating by A. W. Flaherty and Ugly Fish by Kara Lareau. He lives outside of Boston with his wife and children.

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Spoon 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
CunniffKidsNews More than 1 year ago
"Spoon" is a new book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Scott Magoon. It is all about Spoon, the main character, not recognizing his special ways of doing stuff and wishing he were more like his friends. Spoon says he wishes he could do the things that his friends Fork, Knife, and Chopsticks could do. What he doesn't know is that all of his friends wish they were more like him because of the special things he can do. They think that Spoon is so special because he can do things like diving headfirst into a bowl of ice cream. The story of Spoon is a great kids' book. It teaches the important lesson to not be jealous of what others can do, but instead to be happy with what you can do because everyone is special in their own way. This is a great story and a great lesson for kids (and adults) of all ages.
ParentalUnit More than 1 year ago
A funny, sweet story about a Spoon who wonders if the other utensils have it better than him. His mother and father talk him through it (the others are different, not better), and the story ends with a goodnight and all the spoons spooning in their drawer. My daughter makes me read it every night before bed, and she's been "reading" it back to me, too! The art is super-cute and appealing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a great way of introducing to young children to accept other people for their differences!
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Spoon was an awesome book for my husband Bill and I to give to our grandchildren. It is a simple book and because of their ages ( 7, 5, 3, and 1 )they could understand what it meant. It truly told a story how special each one of them are and not to forget it. Also, talking of ice cream and eating cereal, children know and do these things and can relate. Our grandchildren live out-of-state, 3 in Ohio and 1 in Texas, so both families received the book. As an added touch, my husband hand-carved each grandchild spoons for them to have whenever they eat their ice cream and their cereal. Each spoon is different in its own way like they are, like the book says. Plus the spoons will be a remembrance for them to have from their Papa Billy. I was fortunate to find this book and pass it on to my grandchildren. Becky Tobin
Bluberryfields3 More than 1 year ago
This book is the epitome of cuteness and another winner from Amy Krouse Rosenthal. The illustrations are utterly fantastic, especially when Spoon and his friends are demonstrating their respective culinary abilities. The language is cute without being cutesy, smart and clever and doesn't talk down to kids. A wonderful overall lesson, a must have for any parent and perfect gift to any child (of any age).