Friday, February 15, 2013

Mud Puddle

Mud Puddle
written by Robert Munsch
illustrated by Dusan Petricic
Toronto : Annick Press ; Richmond Hill, ON : Distributed by Firefly Books Ltd., c2012
picture book. 32 pages.

Every time little Jule Ann plays outside a mischievous mud puddle is sure to find her. Maybe  it's hiding up a tree or in her sandbox, she never knows where it is going to turn up. Jule Ann goes to great lengths to disguise herself and hide from this filthy nuisance yet she always ends up splattered in muck. Her exasperated mother has long since given up on bathing her so Jule Ann decides to confront the sneaky slime with a secret weapon. Whether you are a long-time fan of the incredible Robert Munsch or not, you will surely enjoy this clever tale.

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