(Book review) We’re Hungry Too


Reviewed by: Debbie Dehart

Ministry Title: Church Librarian

Church: Berean Baptist Church, Portage, Michigan


Introduction

Title: We’re Hungry Too

Author: Sylvia Green, illustrated by David Lorenzo

Publisher: SPCK Publishing (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge)

Publication Date: 2018

Format: Picture Book (print)

Length: 28 pages

OVERVIEW

Ellie loves to visit Aunt Miranda, the best cook in the world! In this lovely book, after a good breakfast, the little girl and her aunt encounter a variety of animals who are hungry too — birds, caterpillars, homeless cats. They even learn that some children don’t have enough when they meet someone who is collecting money to help such boys and girls. At each encounter, they see a way to help. The illustrations are colorful and attractive and add much to the story. Also, the last page includes information about how the reader can help, with a number of websites listed where one can learn more.

 

ASSESSMENT

Rating (1 to 5)

4 stars

Suggested Audience

Preschool-Grade 2

Christian Impact

There is no specific Christian language, but the concept — caring for those less fortunate, and for God’s creation — is the focus of this book and that is, of course, a Biblical concept.

 


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