If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don’t by Elise Parsley
Toddlers, Early Readers and even Tweens will get a kick out of this picture book and the amazing heroine of the tale, Magnolia. And all ages will delight in her incredible facial expressions and the sly wit in the illustrations in this funny story of what happens when you bring a piano to the beach. (Seriously–amazing little details on each page.) When Magnolia’s mother tells her to bring something with her to the beach, Magnolia’s brilliant idea turns out to be. . .not so much. I especially love the Mom, who does not seem overly distracted by the absurd situation. A delightful summer read!