Lambslide

Lambslide
Author(s)
Co-Authors / Illustrators
Age Range
4+
Release Date
May 07, 2019
ISBN
978-0062883384
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Nicolette Farmer is running for class president, and the rest of the Farmer family tells her she’ll win by a landslide. A pack of overconfident lambs mistakenly hear lambslide and can’t believe there’s a slide made just for them. But when they can’t find one on the farm, there’s only one thing left to do: take a vote!

They campaign. They bargain. They ask all the other animals if they, too, would like a lambslide.

Will the lambs ever get their special slide?

Find out in this epic collaboration between Patchett and Glasser, who create the perfect children’s book.

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1 review
fun story about lambs following their goal
(Updated: April 22, 2019)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
LAMBSLIDE is an elegant picture book that follows three little lambs, who are all pretty sure the world revolves around them. When Nicolette is running for class president, they hear her mother say that she will win by a landslide, but assume she said lambslide. They think about it and are pretty sure a lambslide sounds really great! They ask their mother for advice on how to get one. They first get the other animals on board and then approach the farmers. After campaigning, they get their lambslide, and it’s as great as they hoped!

What I loved: The images in this book are absolutely gorgeous with realistic-looking people and animals. The lambs are as charming as you’d imagine, and the text goes perfectly with the illustrations. The amount of text is perfect for the preschool and early elementary audience who will also giggle at the lambs' antics. The text is also written relatively large and in a clear font, which is helpful for parents who are reading to their young children.

Final verdict: This is an adorable and absolutely charming story about three lambs that find their goal (lambslide) and follow it with determination to the end. With some elements of politics at the level of the preschooler/elementary schooler, this is also an educational story that will appeal to a young audience. With gorgeous illustrations, this story is a delightful journey for parents to enjoy with their children.
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