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Pinduli (ASPCA Henry Bergh Children's Book Awards) Hardcover – Bargain Price, September 1, 2004
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Jannell Cannon has once again created an amazing children's book whose story and illustrations will stay with the reader, young or old, for years and years to come. Her illustrations are nothing short of brilliant, and the storyline is wonderful, especially for young readers, for it teaches the lesson that everyone is beautiful in their own way. This is a book that should be a part of everyone's home library. Don't miss it.
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And another Janell Cannon illustrated children's book hits the bestseller list. Hyena or not, this is a cute puppy. But I mis-speak. From the back of the book I learn that there are four kinds of hyenas, which do resemble dogs but belong to their own Hyaenidae family. Our Pinduli belongs to the striped species which has the fartherest habitat range and eats anything from bugs to fruit to small animals. All the facts about striped hyenas, as well as the other animals, can be found disguised in the story. Clever.
The story of Pinduli takes her adrift from Mother. When the wild dogs laugh at her ears, she plip-plops them and finds her hearing diminished. The lion laughs at her bristly fur and shames her into the water to hide it. Then her weak stripes are made fun of. Finally, Pinduli rolls in dust, making her a ghastly white. When she begins her return trip home, she passes the water hole where the animals are gathered. They scream and run from "the ghost." Pinduli also runs. Once she realizes the mistaken identity, she assumes the character of the Great Spirit and demands each bad deed must be erased and the Great Spirit appeased.
There is food aplenty for Penduli and her mother from then on. The mother exclaims that Pinduli is not only beautiful but smart. As a children's librarian, I try not to emphasize the lessons of the stories but let children make their own conclusions which they do. Through experience, I have learned that this is a beautiful book for children. And there are no cute puppies in it!
My son absolutly loves these books as well! As I read these to him, he is just captivated!
Do yourself and your child(ren) a favor and buy these books...you will not be disappointed!!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I tried reading this to my three year old nephew, and it's maybe a bit too early for this particular book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dione Basseri
This was such a great story. My daughter and I enjoyed it very much. The story also teaches kids that when someone is being mean it is usually because they are unhappy or someone... Read morePublished 7 months ago by PheartsJ
I have given this as a baby gift for years so mothers I know will read and reread this book to help raise daughters with strong self-esteem.Published 14 months ago by Marci Muench
If you like Stellaluna you'll love Pinduli - a beautifully illustrated full color book with a really sweet story.Published 17 months ago by tn