Who Broke the Teapot?!
Mom walks into the kitchen to find chaos: baby is making a mess, brother’s stuck on the ceiling fan, sister’s experimenting with baking, the pets are into everything, and Dad, of course, is reading the paper – oblivious to it all. But who broke Mom’s favorite teapot? Everyone claims to know nothing about it; will Mom ever solve the mystery?
Bill Slavin’s new picture book, Who Broke the Teapot?!, is a delight to read. It’s got just enough rhyme to be fun paired with a perfect cadence that makes it flow wonderfully when read aloud. The story is cute and sure to hold the attention of young readers who will delight in trying to figure out who actually broke the teapot in question. The pictures are colorful and creative, making great use of different font styles to express the varying degrees of Mom’s frustration. And the facial expressions on the different characters throughout really add to the humor of the situation! This is a fun story to read aloud anytime; kids will love it!