Pooch's New Raincoat: Board Book & Plush
Jane Gerver & Michelle Berg
Little, Brown & Co., 2006 (2006)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
his adorable package from Alex Toys includes a board book and a small plush pooch, whose red plastic raincoat is ready and waiting for little hands to decorate with stickers (tucked into the book are 5 each of strawberries, hearts, feathers, flowers and leaves).
he sweet story commences, '
Rain is falling. The wind is blowing. / Pooch puts on a jacket. Where is he going? To the park!
' He looks a little sad, and a series of friends cheer him up. Bird proffers a big leaf, Bunny a sunflower. Chipmunk shares a strawberry, Duck a feather. The sun comes out and Pooch feels happier, heading home with all his presents - on the way, he's given another, very special gift.
his cute board book ends, '
So now that Pooch's tale is done, / put stickers on his jacket for extra fun!
' Wee ones will love to hug Pooch and attach gifts to his red jacket as they turn the pages of
Pooch's New Raincoat
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