It’s MY Sausage!
One fat juicy sausage, five cats all with designs on it. The mustard coloured moggy lays claim, having so we hear ‘seen it first’ but has decided to delay gratification.
A dramatic comedy then unfolds as the others endeavour to procure the desired item by means of a rod and line, a ball of wool …
and some acrobatics.
Deceptively simple and hugely expressive illustrations of the rival felines tell much of the story along with a brief discourse provided by mustard moggy and punctuated with descriptive onomatopoeic sound effects and exclamations by the competing cats.
Who actually gets to eat the tempting morsel though? That would be telling wouldn’t it …
A hugely entertaining romp of a picture book.
The Cutest Thing Ever
Amy Ignatow and Hsinping Pan
A small purple bat narrator poses the question ‘Want to see the cutest thing ever?’
We turn the page to find a cuddly looking monster. Our bat friend then goes on to present an assortment of alternative possibilities adding kittens, hats and a unicorn to ride on. Not satisfied he continues with ‘A parade of koala bears’ – musical making ones, dancing bunnies, and then the whole show goes crazy with …
These astronauts eventually surround the rest of the competing crew before the bat, now appearing absolutely desperate to please, proffers one last suggestion … could that reveal the cutest ever possibility.
Little ones will certainly enjoy the finale. Silly nonsense but I imagine cries of ‘again’!