REVIEW Tadpole's Promise
Terrific Posy Simmonds Posy Simmonds For nourishment of grammatical and contextual awareness a perfect book for reading aloud is Tony Ross and Jeanne Willis wicked little love storyTadpole s Promise It starts elouently and promisingly Where the willow meets the water a tadpole met a caterpillar They gazed into each other s tiny eyes and fell in love She was his beautiful rainbow and he was her shiny black pearl But then the tadpole promises the caterpillar he will never change thus ensuring the most captive of reading audiences as they watch the inevitable changes that unfold The final gasp making twist st.
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Unforgettable Guardian Breaks the mould in form as well as content The Sunday Times Beginning with pages that open vertically instead of horizontally this tongue in cheek tale takes a typical love story and sets it suarely and amusingly on end Ross s vibrantly hued pen and ink and watercolour cartoons depict the edge of the pond where a caterpillar and a tadpole meet and fall in love Willis strikes the perfect balance between the deadpan telling and the humorously overblown dialogue shared by the star crossed pair while the artwork masterfully enhances each and every nuance The School Library Journal It s.
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Udent teachers have shrieked is all the funnier for being juxtaposed against such poetic language Alison Kelly Books for KeepsTadpole loves his rainbow friend the caterpillar and she tells him she loves everything about him Promise that you will never change she says But as the seasons pass and he matures his legs grow and then his arms and what happens to his beautiful rainbow friend As he sits on his lily pad digesting a butterfly Tadpole little realises that now he will never know Follow the predictable changes of a tadpole and a caterpillar to their natural conclusion in this award winning picture book.
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- Tadpole's Promise
- Jeanne Willis
- 06 April 2018 Jeanne Willis