I just got a brand new library card the other week---yay of library cards!!!
So, of course I had to rummage through the picture books and find some to take home with me--especially since my card has NO LIMIT on the amount of books I can borrow. Have you ever heard of such a thing? No limit?? I'm quite delighted about it.
And even more delighted about this wonderful book I found called Mary Had a Little Lamp.
I"ve never really been one for old nursery rhymes, but this one certainly caught my eye. And I fell in love with it right off because it's so clever.
The best thing about this book isn't the cute/weird illustrations that are so funny.
It's not even the creative little twist on the nursery rhyme, which is so SO clever.
I've never seen a picture book do what this one does--NEVER. Because what picture book has a major disappointment that makes you hate the whole book on the second to last page only to become the BEST book ever on the very last page which has you laughing and smiling your face off?
This book is brilliant. BRILLIANT, I tell you.