today’s children storybook is
Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too
by Anna Dewdney
Story line: Nelly is a little gnu girl. She and her Daddy Gnu are making a playhouse. They measure and draw and tape and saw. When the house is done, Nelly thing that it needs some flowers. Nelly and her dad go to the store and buy paint and brushes. They paint the house. Later, Daddy Gnu makes dinner.
The story is told in rhymes.
P.S. Mamma Gnu is missing from the story; we don’t know where she went (sic!)
Characters: Nelly, Daddy Gnu
Illustration: Anna Dewdney (famous for her Llama, llama stories) is also the illustrator of this book. The animals, gnus, are very cute. They were bright color clothes: green, blue, pink. The pictures are big and bold, and each page is very simple to understand.
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