And then he got another brother, Mike! And another, Stu! And another, Gil! Until he had TWELVE LITTLE BROTHERS! And that was only the beginning!
"When Davy sang a tender ballad, Dad cried.
When Davy knitted a wooly masterpiece, Mom rejoiced
When Davy sheared his own dandy hairdo, Mom and Dad cried and rejoiced.
But, things change..."
"It's close to midnight, something evil's lurking in the dark.
Under the moonlight, you see a sight that almost stops your heart.
You try to scream, but terror takes the sound before you make it.
Another Brother. / Matthew Cordell. / 2012.
Format: Picturebook - print.
"Davy the sheep wishes he had time alone with his parents, as he did before his twelve brothers came along and started imitating his every move, but when his wish comes true Davy misses playing with the youngsters" (NoveList).
Considerations or precautions for readers advisory:
new siblings, older brothers, family, imitation, sheep
"The psychology of...more
This resonated with my youngest child, a girl, when she read the book and then urged her oldest brother to read it as well. He smiled when he finished it...
Small but evocative line drawings will be fun to pore over with a fellow reader - maybe a sibling?
Then one mor...more
But to make matters worse, soon Davy's parents bring home more and more brothers! Twelve in fact! Davy's life will never be the same as he learns that not only will his brothers take most of his attention away, but they'll also GIVE him a li...more
This is a...more
There is a surpris...more
Great book for 3 and up or any child with y...more
2 Starred Reviews -- SLJ and Kirkus. (2.26.12)
See also review at Seven Impossible Things.
A good book for the right person. Davy is a sheep and he has 12 younger brothers. They copy everything he does and he is very annoyed. Then they do not copy him and he is lonely, but he hears a quiet voice starting to copy him and he has a...
Boys especially will enjoy this one as well as anyone who has ever complained about a sibling copying them. Illustrations could be taken from a comic strip and are small. Book is better for one on one sharing or for kids to enjoy themselves.