OOKO by Esme Shapiro tells the charming story of a fox seeking a friend.
After seeing people with their dogs, Ooko decides to find a human friend. However Ooko soon discovers that an animal friend might be more fun.
The simple, humorous text and engaging illustrations make this picture book appropriate for both young children as well as beginning readers.
Librarians will find this sweet story popular with young children and useful in read-aloud activities. Teachers will find the book a valuable tool for discussing friendship and individual differences.
To learn more about the author, go to http://esmeshapiro.com/.
Published by Tundra, an imprint of Random House on July 5, 2016. ARC courtesy of the publisher.