From School Library Journal
PreS–Turtle and rabbit like different toys, musical instruments, sports, and food. At first, each thinks the other is weird. When they begin to acknowledge some of the unusual things they themselves like, they come to the conclusion that they are both weird. This revelation leads to smiling faces and playing together. Spare text blends with vibrant watercolors and uncluttered pages to bring the focus to the two main characters. A small mouse appears on most pages as he observes the two friends interact. Children will easily conclude that it is OK to be different. Pair this with Karen Beaumont's Being Friends
(Dial, 2002) and Helen Lester's Tacky the Penguin
(Houghton, 1988).–Kathleen Simonetta, Indian Trails Public Library District, Wheeling, IL
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About the Author
Kevin Luthardt lives in Illinois. He feels that he is just weird enough.