Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

Ready for Summer

Ready for Summer

Marthe Jocelyn
Board Book
For ages 1 to 4
Tundra Books, 2008   ISBN: 978-0887768606

It is summer time and we can finally put away our sweaters, coats, hats, and gloves. Let's figure out what we are going to wear today. Shall we choose a tank top and shorts? Or perhaps the colorful playsuit would be the thing. We mustn't forget to wear sunblock and a hat. Is it a sneakers sort of day or a sandals sort of day?

In this cheerful board book Marthe Jocelyn explores the clothes and outfits of summer. Her colorful collage artwork is creative and perfectly complimented by the minimal text. and the colorful backgrounds that she uses. The surprising ending is sure to delight little children and their grownups.