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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild
by Peter Brown
published by Little, Brown and Company

My baby girl really loves books--she looks like her daddy, so that's how I know she's mine!  Anyway, her WONDERFUL and FABULOUS librarian recommended this book to her (and told her that her mommy just had to read it!)  So she checked it out for her mama!  What a sweetheart!

I had heard so much about this book!  It was all the buzz and there was talk of awards...

And, really, who wouldn't want to read a book with a jacket blurbs like this:

Anyway, I read it.  It is great.  The illustrations are fabulous (everything you would expect from Caldecott Honor illustrator, Peter Brown!)  It is all green and gray serious tones, except that wild Mr. Tiger, of course!  From the angular artwork to the expert precision of words to the overall excellent concept of nonconformity, this book was truly enjoyable.  I have read it several times and loved it a bit more with each read.

A Cybils winner, you will do yourself a disservice if you don't read it!

You might also want to check out Peter's Website!  You can also find him on Twitter: @itspeterbrown

AND you can also follow that fantastic librarian that first put this book in our hands!  You can follow Mrs. Alaniz on Twitter:  @utalaniz She also had a fun book blog you might want to read:  Librarian In Cute Shoes 

And when you are done following those fab folks, click through the list on the Kid Lit Blog Hop to find other wonderful book blogs!

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