OK, I gotta admit it- I'm a book pusher. There's nothing I like better than matching the right book with the right kid. And I'm pretty good at it. I think I met my match this weekend, though. Mr. Al Foxword is the consummate salesman- he can sell ANYTHING- even ice to the penguin. Faced with the challenge of selling books to people who don't like to read, though, he has to work extra hard.
This is a really fun new read by Melanie Watt, the author of SCAREDY SQUIRREL. I've been talking to my teachers about engagement and motivation, and helping kids choose "just right books." I can't wait to share HAVE I GOT A BOOK FOR YOU with teachers and kids this week.