Author: Chieri Uegaki Copyright Date: 2008
Ilustrator: Stéphanie Jorisch
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.
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