Wednesday, March 29, 2017


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Author: Coleen Salley
Illustrator: Janet Stevens
Publisher: Harcourt Books
Ages: 4-8


Who's Epossumondas? Why, he's his mama's and his autie's sweet little patootie, that's who. He's also the silliest, most lovable , most muddleheaded possum south of the Mason-Dixon line.

Better choose your words wisely when he's around, 'cause otherwise you never know WHAT will happen!

Why you should read it:

Author Coleen Salley's cute tale of one little possum's adventures living in the swamps of southern Louisiana brought back memories of my own childhood growing up among the Spanish moss and murky bogs of Cajun country.

Epossumondas tries hard to do what his Momma asks him to do, but he takes her suggestions quite literally which leads him into all sorts of silly messes! From learning how to carry a cake to holding a puppy and even handling a loaf of bread, the harder Espossumondas tries to listen to Momma's advice, the harder it is for readers not to laugh at what happens next in this whimsical picture book, written in the old style of a noodlehead story.

You'll laugh and shake your head at what trouble poor Epossumondas will get into next! This remake of a classic tale is a great addition to any home library.

Like-O-Meter Rating: 5 out of 5...grab it!

***Rating Scale***

5 out of 5...grab it!
4 out of 5...think about it.
3 out of 5...take or leave it.
2 out of 5...maybe not for you.
1 out of 5...forget about it!

Children's book author, Donna L Martin, has been writing since she was eight years old. She is a 4th Degree Black Belt in TaeKwonDo by day and a 'ninja' writer of children’s picture books, middle grade chapter books and young adult novels by night. Donna is a BOOK NOOK REVIEWS host providing the latest book reviews on all genres of children’s books. She is also a book reviewer for Harper Collins, and a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators. Donna is a lover of dark chocolate, good stories, and an adoptive mom to 20-pound guard kitty in Knoxville, Tennesse


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