Saturday, April 24, 2010

I Can Be Anything! by Jerry Spinelli

I Can Be Anything
by Jerry Spinelli
Illustrated by Jimmy Liao
Little, Brown and Company, 2010, unpaged

What do you want to be when you grow up? I know, I know, I’m grown up, but I still ask myself this question!!! I Can Be Anything is a book that asks this question. The delightful responses found here are from a child’s perspective. But honestly which adult wouldn't like to be a puddle stomper, gift unwrapper, bubble gum popper, mixing-bowl licker or paper-plane folder? The book is short and sweet, but very entertaining. The illustrations are great! They are colorful, bold, imaginative, and fun! Check this book out for a little laugh or for a reminder of what the future is like in the eyes of a child.

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