What a wonderful children’s story! My kids were completely invested in this as I read. They were shocked at some characters’ actions and impressed with others!
When a new family moves into a town that follows the same rigorous rules day after day, they shake things up in a way that will teach everyone a few lessons. When the family paints their white fence red, the whole town is in an uproar, but really why? This family doesn’t give up as they enjoy their colorful, red fence!
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Wow. This book was beautiful. Just absolutely, heartwarmingly wonderful.
This entire story was a feel-good heartwarming read that I just wanted to hug and say thank you to. Do yourself a favor and read this one!
“Sometimes,” Mr. Parnassus said, “our prejudices color our thoughts when we least expect them to. If we can recognize that, and learn from it, we can become better people.”
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Quote from The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune
What I Loved:
Wobbly Willie Bakes a Cake shows children how important friends are. I loved that Willie wanted to make his friend’s birthday so special. It created a nice story for a child.
How I Felt:
The main character, Willie, has such a big heart. I like how he can be a role model for a child. He is caring, kind, and determined. When he realizes he can’t do something all by himself, he isn’t afraid to ask for help. I think children will connect with him and enjoy his personality.
The diversity throughout the other characters is wonderful to see in a children’s book. I find this happening more and more with new releases of children’s books, and I love that kids are finally getting a real view of what their social circles, and families, look like in books.
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