Mary Had a Little Plan (Volume 2) (Mary Had a Little Glam)

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Do you remember the rhyme Mary Had a Little Lamb? This dynamic duo of author and illustrator have updated the poem into a modern tale that is absolutely fantastic. In this second book in the series, Mary sees an abandoned lot in her neighborhood. She decides to take the initiative to bring her neighbors together to create a space they can all be proud of.

The text in this book has the perfect rhythm and rhyme. It brings the book and characters to life. I love the intention of using vocabulary words for the reader and listener to discuss. I loved the hint of another beloved nursery rhyme as well.

The illustrations make this book shine. I love the color pallet that shows a dull-looking lot at the beginning and a bright and beautiful one at the end. My favorite illustration, besides the ending, was when Mary is drawing out her plan in her room. It’s just a fun and exciting scene to me to see the possibilities of what could be. My five-year-old child loved the pictures when the community cleaned up together and when they were planting flowers to make the space pretty.

This book is great for babies to eight. I think everyone could learn something about helping our community to make something better.

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Author Tammi Sauer
Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 32 pages
Publisher Union Square Kids
Publish Date 06-Sep-2022
ISBN 9781454933038
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Issue September 2022
Category Children's