Book Title: The Lizard Who Loves A Blizzard by Shelley Larkin and Michael John Sullivan
Category: Children's Fiction (Ages 3-7), 36 pages
Genre: Children's Picture Book
Publisher: Magic Everywhere Inc.
Release date: September 2021
Content Rating: Rated G. Suitable for everyone
Larry the Lizard has always dreamed of snow. The only problem is, he lives in Australia. Find out what happens when a lizard gets a very silly idea... and it finally comes true. Join Larry and his friends as they skid, skate, slide and have an adventure in this wonderful ride.
In The Lizard Who Loves a Blizzard, Larry is an adorable little lizard who wants nothing more than a snowy Christmas in Australia. His faith runs strong that he’ll enjoy snow one day, even though his friends think he’s a bit crazy.
I love how Larry is positive and doesn’t let other people’s doubts get him down. He’s upbeat and fun, and it’s easy to root for him. The illustrations are colorful and charming, and the Australian setting is fun.
The story is told in rhyme, which is where I struggle a bit. The rhyming lines seem to be the driving force of this story, resulting in some of them feeling forced and stretched. Even so, the story is entertaining, showcasing the importance of staying true to yourself, your hopes, and dreams.
Disclosure: #CoverLoverBookReview received a complimentary copy of this book.
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