Little Pookie by Sandra Boynton

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This book introduces Pookie, in a sweet sort-of counting book. Mom lists ten particular things she knows about Pookie. ("You like macaroni. You're suspicious of peas.") punctuated by brief comments by Pookie. A perfect ending awaits.
 

About Sandra Boynton

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SANDRA BOYNTON is the beloved author and illustrator of over 50 books, with more than 30 million of them in print. Since 1975, her well-known greeting cards have sold more than 300 million copies, "mostly to family and friends," she says. She was the recipient of the 2008 Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Cartoonists Society's highest honor. Boynton is also a Grammy-nominated record producer and songwriter. Sandra lives, works, and goofs off in the foothills of the Berkshires with her husband, whitewater racer/expeditionist Jamie McEwan, and their four perfect children.
 
Published August 9, 2011 by Robin Corey Books. 18 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Prolific Boynton's trademark format, ample white space and squiggly lines, adds delightful personality, from Pookie's bunny slippers to his wish for superhero flight.

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Her rhyming text cajoles the little creature to settle down: ""Dinosaur O Dinosaur,/ you fuss and fret and yawn./ It's time to brush your dino teeth/ and put your p.j.'s on."" A silver foil moon, red felt blanket and yellow felt ""binkit"" (no ordinary blanket, that) are among the touchable eleme...

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“First comes the elephant marching along/ with a boom-biddy boom-biddy steady and strong,” writes the author as a serious-looking pachyderm in a green marching band uniform leads the charge.

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In Little Pookie's fourth adventure, the cartoon pig is so excited for its birthday that it wakes its parents twice in one night.

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Little Pookie's thin fifth outing feels like a belated introduction to the character, as his mother details 10 things about her beloved little one.

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