PreSchool-K—In this sequel to Llama Llama Red Pajama (Viking, 2005), the hoofed protagonist goes shopping with his mother. Gradually the small annoyances of the Shop-O-Rama ("Yucky music,/great big feet./Ladies smelling way too sweet....Try it on and take it off./Pull and wiggle,/itch and cough") send the youngster into a tantrum: "It's no fun at Shop-O-Rama./Llama Llama/MAD at Mama!" With admirable patience and parenting skills, Mama tames the "llama drama," explaining to her son that they can make the chore fun by working together. Soon Llama Llama is helping Mama clean up the messy results of his meltdown and complete their purchases, and then they are off to pursue more pleasurable activities. Children will giggle at Dewdney's rhythmic rhymes. The inviting, oversized paintings are bold and colorful, and Llama Llama's priceless expressions carry the emotional arc of the story to its gentle conclusion. Add this amusing tale to your storytime repertoire or recommend it for one-on-one sharing.—Jayne Damron, Farmington Community Library, MI
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Anna Dewdney dislikes shopping almost as much as Llama Llama. She lives with her two daughters, a dog, and a pickup truck in southern Vermont.
My toddlers very favorite book for months now! He loves pointing his finger at the page in the book where llama is throwing a fit and saying "llama llama that's enough!". Read morePublished 4 days ago by Christina Pridgen
great illustrations that engage the kids. Presents situeations familiar to my children to which they can relate. Read morePublished 4 days ago by MICHAEL F GATES
I really love these Llama Llama books, particularly Llama Llama Mad at Mama and Llama Llama Red Pajama. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Michael
A really nice book that features a long boring shopping trip and a little llama's tantrum.Published 1 month ago by Ginny83
My two year old loves the Llama Llama books (so do I). We have this one and Llama Llama Red Pajama. This one is her second favorite. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
My daughter loves all the Llama Llama books. She likes the rhythmic writing style, and likes this book because, although this may surprise many parents, my 4 year old daughter... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jess