With charm and grace, this celebratory picture book takes young readers through the daily chores and activities of each weekday--from hanging out the wash to jumping Double Dutch--all in anticipation of Sunday. Once this special day finally arrives, it is filled with prayer, song and dance, savory food, storytelling, country drives, and most of all, family warmth and cheer...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 15th 1999 by Henry Holt & Company
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Mar 27, 2011 Brittany Brewer rated it 5 of 5 stars
I related to this book very well... the people in the book are part of a small community who attend the same church. The voice of the narrator is a small girl who explains the daily chores of everyone leading up to Sunday, which is church day. In my case, this book provided a text-to-self connection.
This was a fun book, though it certainly had a strong slant towards a religious culture. If that bothers you, this book might not be right for you though. It didn't bother me. Dinah Johnson has a strong grasp of literary devices and her strength is truly in her vivid descriptions.