Monthly Archives: December 2019

#1231 – THE DAY WE WENT TO THE PARK by Linda Stephen & Christine Manno

Kid Lit Reviews

THE DAY WE WENT TO THE PARK
Written by Linda Stephen & Christine Manno
Illustrated by Linda Stephen
Handersen Publishing 2/15/2020
978-1-647030-03-2
32 Pages   Age 4—8

                  DEBUT WRITERS & ARTIST

Genre:  Children’s Picture Book, Fiction
Themes: Parks, Origami, Outdoor Fun

 

Synopsis

The Day We Went to the Park takes the reader on a walk around a community park—exploring all there is to see, do and hear. Through rhyming verses and detailed origami paper sculptures, the story invites readers to observe, imagine, and interact with some of the nature at the park including squirrels, ladybugs, pine trees, prairie flowers and a painted turtle. The origami illustrations featured in The Day We Went to the Park reflect the rich diverse communities in which we all live and includes people of different ages, ethnicity, ability and gender. (from publisher)

Opening Sentences

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