Bound To Stay Bound

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 I'm on it! (Elephant & Piggie like reading!)
 Author: Tsurumi, Andrea

 Publisher:  Hyperion Books for Children (2021)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [58] p., col. ill., 23 cm

 BTSB No: 891305 ISBN: 9781368066969
 Ages: 3-6 Grades: K-1

 Subjects:
 Games -- Fiction
 Competition (Psychology) -- Fiction
 Goats -- Fiction
 Frogs -- Fiction
 Humorous fiction

Price: $15.29

Summary:
When Frog and Goat turn a simple game into an all-out competition, things get out of hand ... until finally, they're over it.

 Added Entry - Personal Name: Willems, Mo
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 1.00
   Points: .5   Quiz: 512687

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (+) (04/15/21)
   Booklist (03/15/21)
 The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (00/05/21)

Full Text Reviews:

Booklist - 03/15/2021 While lounging by the pond, Goat decides to impress Frog: “I’m on it!” Goat says, balancing on a stump. Frog, somewhat reluctantly, joins in, leaping onto a rock. “I’m on it, too!” From there, the feats escalate to zany proportions, with Goat eventually teetering in a wheelbarrow balanced on a ladder, wrapped in a garden hose, and way high up, and Frog—poor Frog!—desperately trying to keep up while perched on a traffic cone and clinging to a laundry basket. Tsurumi’s playful scenes are dense with visual jokes among the jostling towers of random objects, neatly illustrating the language concepts at work in the straightforward speech-balloon text. Meanwhile, unmistakable emotional cues, particularly from Frog, add to the comedy and give the story a tidy narrative arc. This comics-style entry in the Elephant and Piggie line is boisterous fun. - Copyright 2021 Booklist.

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