Rosie and Buttercup

Author:  Chieri Uegaki Copyright Date:  2008
Ilustrator: Stéphanie Jorisch
At some point the sisters started playing selfishly with each other's toys -  _MG_0878 ed + cr BW
Chieri Uegaki offers a well-told story in Rosie and Buttercup.  The difficulties in being an older sister provide her with a a believable situation and she treats us to enchanting characters.  Uegaki handles her characters’ circumstances with touches of humour.  Stephanie Jorisch supplies clean attractive illustrations which make for a fitting addition to the picture book collection in a school or public library.

Rosie and Buttercup would allow for opportunities to teach predicting, looking for detail, summarizing and inferencing.

CM Review

Publisher info
Rating: #1(Highly Recommended) ✓    #2        #3         #4 (not acceptable)

Interest Level:  Grade: Picture Book 1-3        Reading Level:  Grade 2-4

Curriculum Area: Language Arts, Health

Theme(s) Topic(s): family relationships, compromise, selfishness

This book would be suitable for:    ✓ Lit Circles  ✓  Kit Materials ✓Read-Aloud (Gr.) 1-3

Shining Willows nominee 2009


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