Parents' Guide to

The Donut Chef

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Deliciously illustrated Seuss-like tale.

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Kids will enjoy the clever rhymes that play like a Dr. Seuss creation; even more, they will be fascinated by the illustrations, which are out of this world.

Anyone who has devoured a fresh, warm glazed donut knows exactly why Debbie Sue makes her request, and why, of all the exotic flavors the chef creates, "most folks love a glazed the BEST!" No surprise there. Theirs is a story about the absurd lengths to which competition can drive us, and even more importantly a lesson in why keeping things simple is often best.

Created using Photoshop, the scenes are bright, geometric, and sophisticated. They are as at home here in a children's book as they might be on the cover of the New Yorker. Bob Staake is a prolific and cleverly innovative artist who has created an amazing portfolio of work.

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