- 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Roseau Public Library||e PAR (Text)||35500002601043||Main||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1886910308 (alk. paper)
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
- Publisher: Asheville, N.C. : Front Street, 1998.
|Summary, etc.:||A young boy marvels at the things his daddy can do including cross the street alone, run outside without a coat, stay up way past midnight, and wander in the deepest woods.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Monthly Selections - #1 July 1998
/*Starred Review*/ Ages 3^-6. This lovely picture book celebrates the relationship between father and son. From a little boy's point of view, it's a "jungle" out there--a world filled with dangers and the unknown, a world that the boy sees as populated by wild animals, and his father's actions and bravery are something to marvel at. The father confidently and fearlessly performs what to the young boy are amazing feats: crossing the street, riding a two-wheeler bicycle, finding his way home after work, reading a bedtime story, which charms and tames even the wild animals to sleep. Everyday endeavors are actions that fill the boy with admiration and instill in him feelings of trust and security. With his father at his side, the young boy can do anything--he, too, is fearless, secure in his father's love and trusting in his father's many capabilities. Very charmingly written and illustrated, the book shows that "superdads" are in the eyes of the beholder, a fine reminder that even the most mundane daily chores and experiences can set a fine example for younger ones. The fantastic and fantastical art combines a little boy's perspective and imagination with familiar objects and situations in lush, gorgeous pictures that are stories in themselves about the importance of trust, love, support, and learning to be brave and believe in oneself. ((Reviewed July 1998)) Copyright 2000 Booklist Reviews
Susan Paradis, a former high school art teacher, spends most of her time in her studio drawing and painting. She also enjoys traveling where she can explore new places and museums with far-flung friends and family, especially her eldest son who lives in Europe. When at home in northeastern Massachusetts, Susan takes a daily five mile walk along the Merrimac River, frequents the gym, and plays with her seven grandchildren. They are, she says, "her favorite source of inspiration".
Search for related items by subject
|Subject:||Fathers Juvenile fiction|