Llama Llama Meets the Babysitter by Anna Dewdney and Reed Duncan, illustrated by JT Morrow. Viking, 2021. 9780593350331
Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5
Genre: Picture books
What did you like about the book? A wonderful addition to the Llama Llama series with fun rhyming text and colorful lively illustrations. Mama Llama is going out and a babysitter will come to stay with Llama Llama. He is worried they won’t know his name, read his books, or play his favorite games. When Molly Badger arrives with a bag of sweets from the ice cream shop Llama beams. They play in the yard, read, and have ice cream. Llama Llama wants Molly to come back every week.
Anything you did not like about the book. No
To whom would you recommend this book? A great read aloud for families with their little ones when planning to bring in a babysitter.
Who should buy this book? Preschools, elementary schools, home and public libraries.
Where would you shelve it? Picture books
Should we (librarians) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? Yes
Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City: Julie Durmis, L.G. Nourse Elementary School, Norton, Massachusetts
Date of review: August 22, 2021