I Love My Teacher by Giles Andreae, illustrated by Emma Dodd


51df3Q1bvlL._AC_UY218_ I Love My Teacher by Giles Andreae, illustrated by Emma Dodd. Disney Hyperion, (9781368027304), 2020

Format:  Hardcover

Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4

Genre:  Picture Book

What did you like about the book? A young boy experiences a fun day at school.  The rhyming text is complemented by the bright and colorful digital illustrations of a multicultural class of children and their teacher.  From saying goodbye to Mom, “ Bye now, Mommy, you can go!” to free play, show and tell, learning writing, numbers and reading, recess, art and music, it is a very busy and fun day.  This is the perfect story to read to children who will be heading of to school.

Anything you didn’t like about it? No

To whom would you recommend this book?  This is a wonderful introduction to the school day for children ready to begin school.

Who should buy this book?  Public Libraries and preschool and elementary school libraries

Where would you shelve it? Picture Books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this at the top of our “to read” piles?  No

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City:  Catherine Coyne, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA

Date of review:  6/25/20

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