Billy and Rose

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It is great to have a best friend, as Billy and Rose know because they have each other. But being a good friend isn’t always easy. Sometimes friends disagree, and Billy and Rose are different from each other. In the first story in this cute book, Rose is busy putting off doing the laundry, a chore she hates. Meanwhile, Billy is delaying practicing his cello for the same reason. But if Billy plays the cello while Rose does laundry, it makes everything more fun. The other three stories have the friends facing other kinds of problems and working to find ways that will make them both happy.

Author Amy Hest has written four sweet stories that center on friendship and cooperation. The stories are fun and a little silly and never the least bit didactic, even though there are lessons to be learned. With such fun characters as Billy (a goat) and Rose (a pig), the youngest of readers will find these stories delightful. The enchanting illustrations by Kady MacDonald Denton are filled with delightful details that will help to keep emerging readers engaged with the book.

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Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 48 pages
Publisher Candlewick Press
Publish Date 11-Oct-2022
ISBN 9781536214192 Buy this Book
Issue December 2022
Category Children's