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The Cookie Fiasco (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Series) based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
So, I have only read a couple Elephant and Piggie books. I can understand why kids love them. When The Thank You Book came out, I was sad for kids because there would be no new Elephant and Piggie. Well, that isn't exactly true now. Piggie and Elephant want to share with us, the books they are reading. Book 1 of "Elephant & Piggie Like Reading" is called The Cookie Fiasco by which is written by Dan Santat. Fantastic illustrations in this story of 4 friends with only 3 cookies to share...friendship, math, cookies...what more could you want in a fun new story!! This is a great read and those Elephant and Piggie readers will greatly enjoy this!
This book completely captures the spirit of the Elephant & Piggie series. The large dialog to show emotions is the same. The characters are just as endearing, and the serious problem needing to be solved is so fun. There are four friends and only three cookies. How can they divide them equally? I especially love how this issue in the story is essentially a math problem. I always loved math, and I enjoy when math is introduced in ways that aren't always noticed. Kids can learn to solve these real life "word problems" in a fun way. I know this is a book we will read over and over again. It makes a great independent read for early readers, and it would be a terrific read aloud for younger kids. The intro and closing with Elephant & Piggie is wonderful too. It really ties it to the original series for younger readers who are missing their favorite characters. http://www.momsradius.com/2016/09/kid-lit-elephant-piggie-like-reading.html