“Tot Time Thursday” is a bi-weekly event hosted by Punk & Bug, here, on The Whimsical Mama. They showcase some of their favourite children’s books. This week’s book is:
Pub date: 1 October 2013
Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s
Genre:Children’s book, picture book
Format: ebook, personal copy
Pete the Cat is back in New York Times bestselling artist James Dean’s picture book Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, written by Kimberly Dean. Pete the Cat wakes up feeling grumpy—nothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along. Fans of Pete the Cat will love watching him take his positive outlook and transform a grumpy day into an awesome day!
Mama’s questions & Kids’ thoughts (Punk – red, Bug – purple):
Have you ever been grumpy?
No! I be happy mama!
Do your sunglasses make you happy?
Yeah, sunglasses make me happy!
*digs in diaper bag for sunglasses*
What do you do when you’re sad?
I’m not sad! I HAPPY!
What do you do when no one wants to play?
*goes and gets a toy*
What makes you happy?
Pete make me happy! Big books!
*hugs mama’s leg*
Who are you friends?
Sissy! The boys!
This week’s Pete is one of my favourites. I love the drawings in the book. I also think this is one of the better lessons to be taught. You can always find something good in a bad day. (: