Pico the Gnome – Martina Müller

51qq4tyyckl Pico the Gnome – Martina Müller, Floris Books, (9781782503293), 2016

Format: Hardcover Picture book

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5

Genre: Fantasy

What did you like about the book? This is a beautifully illustrated gentle story about a gnome who befriends a giant thus, saving all the gnomes in his forest. Pico takes the gentle approach when confronted by the menacing giant and the world is saved. A great story to read to little ones.

Anything you didn’t like about it? No.

To whom would you recommend this book? This might be a good choice to read to young children if bullying needs to be addressed.

Who should buy this book? Public libraries

Where would you shelve it? Shelve in picture books

Should we (librarians) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? No.

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City: Katrina Yurenka, Moderator, Youth Services Book Review

Date of review: 11/21/2016

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