(Prestel Junior; October 2018; ISBN: 978-3791373614; Hardcover $14.95; Ages 2-5; 32 pages).
Oskar the raven is back, and this time the beloved young bird is finding out all the things he can do.
Britta Teckentrup has established herself as one of the most popular children's book authors today. Her vibrant, collage based illustrations have made her books a favorite in homes, schools, and libraries. And her character, Oskar, based on her family cat of the same name, is the perfect companion for young readers. This new book sends a simple, positive message that will empower kids to claim their own accomplishments. Tie a shoe? Brush their teeth? Wash their dishes? Bounce a ball? If Oskar can do it, they can too. Fans of Oskar's adventures will be thrilled to discover their friend is back with a new story. And readers meeting Oskar for the first time will discover a delightful, relatable character who makes them feel good about themselves and the world around them.
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
A beautifully illustrated story about celebrating all the things we can do and being proud of our accomplishments. Oskar can do so many wonderful things and he also wants to know all the wonderful things you, as the reader, can do to. This is a perfect book for home and the classroom! Such a lovely and wonderfully encouraging story! So sweet and darling!