Author: Rolando Garcia
Publish Date: November 18, 2011
Source: I received a copy from the author; however, this did not affect my review.
Why You're Reading This Book:
- You're a fiction fan.
- You like cute stories.
From Goodreads.com: "This book is best described as a children's book for grownups. Its aim is to encourage us to discover (or rediscover) the amazing things that children and their magical carefree world can teach us, even as we try to teach them about the harsh realities of our own. The book is a collection of five stories that follow the "adventures in living" of an unusual little girl called Nell, her mother Rhonda, and Nell's father who is the narrator of the stories."
My Two Cents:
This very slim book (standing at about 66 pages) contains several very cute stories about Nell, a little girl, and her parents. This book definitely took me back to when I was little. When you're little, you think of all sorts of amazing things to explain the world around you. You have a true sense of wonder about everything. I think that in some cases, we lose that when we grow up. It makes me really sad. This book is about the stories that little kids tell about everything! Nell definitely has the child-like wonder going for her.
A mix of fact and fiction, this book is truly charming. I loved the stories about the Sun Zebra and the Christmas Tree one. Both stories are very cute.
This is the kind of book that would be good to read when you need something a little funny but mostly comforting. This book will appeal to a variety of readers; pretty much anyone that has been a child will like this book!
Bottom line: A good, simple read about someplace we've all been!