A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
Encourages kids to appreciate every day and see the beauty in simple things.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this book has a hopeful message and contains nothing inappropriate or distasteful. Papercut illustrations made with an exacto knife are inspirational.
Is It Any Good?
With its hopeful message, and the reminder to make each day count, this is a book worth reading. With a poetic text and tender black papercut illustrations set against softly colored pages, it makes its point without getting too syrupy. The barefoot boy, and the chicken that follows him everywhere, looks like summer and all the freedom that comes with it.
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