Monday, October 18, 2010

Ordinary Oscar

Title: Ordinary Oscar

Author: Laura Adkins
Illustrator: Sam Hearn
Paperback or Hardback: 32 pages
Publisher: Tiger Tales Books 2010
ISBN-10: 1-58925-085-0
ISBN-13: 978-1589250857

Ages: 3-7

Oscar Slimeglider wants to be famous. He is tired of being ordinary Oscar. He's bored with a snails diet and greenish-grayish-brownish color. He expresses this to his parents and they simply reply, “Your 25 brothers and sisters never complain.”

Oscar ventures out to get advice from the Wise Old Snail. He asks Oscar if he can paint, dance or play the guitar and Oscar shakes head. He can't. So desperate to become famous Oscar cries out to Fairy Godsnail. He is granted 3 wishes. You will have to read the story to see if Oscar becomes famous.


Mayra Calvani said...

This looks delightful! I also have a snail PB in progress... :-)

Lisa Cooper said...

This sounds like a fun and unique story. I read the synopsis with my seven-year-old daughter who's curious to find out what wishes Oscar's granted. Thanks for the review!

elizabeth said...

Thanks for the mention Kristi. We are so glad that you are helping us spread the word...
tiger tales

Kristi Bernard said...

Thanks everyone for stopping by. I think that Oscar was a very fun read and will teach kids to love the skin they are in.

Christie Wright Wild said...

Slimeglider! What a great name. Please enter me in the contest.

Kristi Bernard said...

Thanks Christie for stopping by. Slimeglider is a really fun name for a snail.

Eileen said...

This looks like another winner.
Would love to win a copy.

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