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FREE DOC è READER Hooray for Amanda Her Alligator 9780062004000 ´ DOGSALONBRISTOL Ñ ➽ [Reading] ➿ Hooray for Amanda Her Alligator By Mo Willems ➲ – 6½ stories about 2 surprising friendsHaving a stuffed alligator for a best friend can be suS Sometimes Alligator surprises Amanda by eating themBut what happens when Amanda brings home a special and not entirely welcome surprise? The result We just love Mo Willems's books and so when we saw that he had a new book out at our local library we just had to get it This is a terrific story broken up into 6 12 short stories and it seems perfect for the just out of school what should we do crowd The fact that Amanda reads a lot and gets lots of books from the library on a wide range of topics too is wonderful And I also love her imagination and the way she cares for her 'friends' We see the characters experience boredom jealousy the agony of waiting surprises and tickles and children will easily empathize with them We really enjoyed reading this book together and we are anxiously awaiting his next book

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6½ stories about 2 surprising friendsHaving a stuffed alligator for a best friend can be surprisingSometimes Amanda surprises her alligator with book Hooray for Amanda Her Alligator by Mo Willems has 6½ stories about 2 friends Amanda her stuffed Alligator There is a definite Calvin and Hobbes vibe here as you follow the tender story of two friends as a third character enters the mix It's in a picture book format but nearly a beginning reader tooThere is waiting impatience suprises tickles thinking caps boredom head chewing silly songs dressing up discoveries friendship and new friends in this very funny book The dialog is clever there is repetition and some very funny action and words The titles of Amanda's library books are hysterical Climbing Things For Fun and Profit and You Can Make it Yourself Jet Packs are my favorites Books beat boredom is a phrase to carve above libraries and schools across the landThe illustrations are very expressive Text and illustrations are surrounded by white space to focus the reader's or listener's attention Among my favorite illustrations are Alligator scaring his reflection Alligator chewing on Amanda's head and the three pages of Alligator and Panda singing dressing up and discovering The endpapers that show the characters dancing are excellentThis should be a great read aloud although one on one reading will be fun too Transitional readers will enjoy the antics Getting a copy of this autographed at BEA really made my dayFor ages 3 to 8 read aloud transitional readers separation anxiety humor friendship jealousy themes and fans of Mo Willems


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Hooray for Amanda Her AlligatorMight be unexpected indeedBeloved author illustrator Mo Willems has created a funny and tender portrait of friendship that readers of any age will lov Elephant Piggie are the Lucy Ethel of beginning readers Cat the Cat has pre readers covered and now Amanda and Alligator slide next to the newly completed Trixie and Knuffle Bunny trilogy on the shelf as Mo's best new read aloud There is no way I can not love a book with a line like this Amanda was reading her library book You Can Make It Yourself Jet Packs when she noticed her alligator chewing on her head Perfect And there is no way a kid can not keep turning pages in a book that contains a line like that I have said it before and apparently I will keep saying it Mo Willems is a children's literature genius I read this book to myself in the bookstore and laughed out loud At least three times I put it back on the shelf because I knew I already had one copy on order for the school and turned to leave Then I turned around and pulled it back off the shelf because I knew I had to have my own copy Because I had to share it with other people so I could watch them enjoy the genius that is MoI took it home and handed it to my sixteen year old daughter She laughed out loud At least three times Then she posted the line I typed above as her latest Facebook status Proof positive that Mo knows how to appeal to all ages The words are funny ie the titles of the books Amanda checks out from the library The pictures are funny ie pouncing alligator wearing his Old Thinking Cap; annoyed alligator staring down new panda with one word Whatever I should've ordered three library bound copies of this one because kids will never let it sit on the shelf I can hardly wait to share it with kids and to see what's next for Amanda and her alligator Long Live Mo