Just Like My Papa

Bibliographic Information: MacLachlan, P., & Graegin, S. (2013). You were the first. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

Short annotation: This is the story of a young lion cub who wants to do everything that his father does.

The Genre: Talking Animal Fiction, Picture book

Grade level: Preschool to Second grade

Readers who will like this book: Children, Parents and Educators

Personal response and rating: I would give this book a 5; I loved how detailed the story was when it came to giving the lions human-like qualities while having the lions do things that you would see a lion doing in the wild. I also liked that this book gives great examples of a father spending time with his child.

Question: What is an activity that you can do with a parent?

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