29 April 2011

"Just Picked" is a new Feature here at A Life Bound By Books. Every now and then I'll be sharing with you various picture books that I've come across that I think everyone with kids, or even adults will love to read or would even make a great coffee table book.

Title: Cloudette
Author: Tom Lichtenheld
Illustrator: Tom Lichtenheld
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co, 40 Pages (March 1st 2011)
Age Range: 4-8
Order Online: Amazon, Borders, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository
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Synopsis: Sometimes being small can have its advantages. If you’re a little cloud like Cloudette, people call you cute nicknames, and you can always find a good spot to watch the fireworks. But what about when you want to do something big, like help a giant garden grow, or make a brook babble?

This charming book gets at the heart of what it means to make a difference no matter your size. Young children will find much to relate to in Cloudette as they follow her on her pursuit for greatness.

Review: 4 Stars - Cloudette, story and Illustrations by author Tom Lichtenheld tell the tale of how being small is okay. No matter how small you are, you can do anything you put your mind to, that you can make a difference too. Cloudette takes an unexpected journey and in the end finds what she’s good at and what job she can do to join in with all the bigger clouds in the sky.  I loved the art and the touches of humor. The message will be clear to kids of all ages, and I’m always excited when my niece picks this book up looking to me to have story time with her. I highly recommend this book. Enjoy.

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  1. I like the title,and description.Because Kids need to know it's ok that your small.I have a cousin who is small,she gets tease a lot because of her size. This book might be for a toddler because she's a preteen ,but if you start them off young,and how they feel about them selfs they won't have a problem as teen.This just my opinion.

  2. Hi, this is Tom Lichtenheld. Thank you for reviewing Cloudette. You can see a behind-the-scenes video here:http://bit.ly/k3V6dl
    Happy reading!

  3. Great blog!


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