Llama Llama Meets the Babysitter by Anna Dewdney and Reed Duncan, illustrated by JT Morrow


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

Format:  Hardcover

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

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