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Title: Sadie and Ratz
Sadie and Ratz are our main character Hannah’s hands. Got that? But while they are attached to her, they seem to have a life of their own. Often times they enjoy retaliating against her little brother. But when her little brother wises up and realizes that Sadie and Ratz can be the scapegoats for his bad deeds, Hannah is in a dilemma. Her hands have a reputation of getting into trouble, so can she change their ways so they don’t get blamed for everything?
This book can be construed as a little dark. The black and white illustrations, which are done in a shaded and frantic style, reinforce this feeling. But in the end, the story rings true for kids. Children do retaliate against their siblings, they do get in trouble when it isn’t their fault and they do make bad choices on occasion. This book reflects how children really act, and kids respond to that in the story.
Great for early readers. Illustrations are on almost every page and the type is not overwhelming.
Funny twist at the end that will have kids laughing and parents groaning.
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