Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too
Nelly Gnu is going to spend the day with her daddy. Mommy and Nelly’s little brother are going out for the day. Nelly loves her daddy and loves spending time with him. They have a great big box and some tape and string. They draw and measure and tape and saw and glue. They build a house that will be just for Nelly Gnu. It is just the perfect size. But Nelly doesn’t think it is quite done and tells Daddy what it needs. They get their coats and head out to the store. They look at paint. There are more colors than Nelly Gnu has ever seen before, but finally she finds just exactly what they need. Nelly is having a great time, until she realizes she doesn’t know where Daddy Gnu is.
This is a perfectly charming story about the special relationship between a little girl and her daddy. It’s full of warmth and love and is written in perfect rhyme with a musical cadence. The illustrations by author/illustrator Anna Dewdney are bright, cheerful, and absolutely enchanting. Parents and children will enjoy reading this one time and time again.
|Page Count||40 pages|
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