It may be spring, but it’s still cool where I live. Yesterday, I found myself wearing my brightest yellow shirt in an attempt to bring a little sunshine in. Today, I’m still pining for warmer days full of gardening, quiet reading in the afternoons, and relishing in the beauty and freshness of the season, so I’m going to share a review of our favorite spring picture book.
Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candace Fleming and illustrated by G. Brian Karas, is a garden-licious story about a man who is trying desperately to protect his ”Lettuce! Carrots! Peas! Tomatoes!” from some mischievous, yet rather charming, ”twitch-whiskers.”
When Mr. McGreely is done planting his garden he dreams of the “crisp, fresh veggies” that are growing. He can’t wait to fill his tummy with them. However, during the night three hungry bunnies come, “Tippy, Tippy, Tippy, Pat! Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!”