The Story of AND by Sandy Eisenberg & Joani Keller Rothenberg ~#PictureBook #Review ~ @CarrieNewcomer @Flyaway_Books

Title: The Story of AND
Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
Joani Keller Rothenberg
Accompanying song by Carrie Newcomer can be found here

The Story of AND

The Story:
There’s a little girl who loves to count the word AND. Despite everyone telling her not to bother, she doesn’t give up. This book then goes into a tale of how AND holds everything together. When various shapes begin to argue, AND tells the shapes that together they can be great.

Favourite Spread:
My favourite spread was when AND combined Line and Oval to create a crotchet. The musical stave was beautifully illustrated and this, coupled with the fact Carrie Newcomer has written an accompanying song for the story, just seemed to bring the project together.

The Verdict:
I had extremely high hopes for this book as I loved the concept. I also loved the inventiveness of the things AND creates by combining shapes. It has a lovely educational feel as well as a nice message that we are better when we work together. When you read it along with the song by Carrie Newcomer the natural rhyme and rhythm of the book comes through much stronger.

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Publisher: Westminster (Flyaway Books)
Publication date: 30 April 2019
978 1947888050


I am very grateful to the publisher for letting me read this book via Net Galley.  This voluntary review contains my honest opinion.

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