The Girl With The Parrot On Her Head

The Girl With The Parrot On Her Head When She Loses Her Best Friend For Ever, Isabel, The Girl With The Parrot On Her Head, Is Angry And Decides It S Better To Be Alone But After A Time She Faces A New Problem That Leads Her To Make A Brilliant New Friend This Hopeful And Endearing Story, Told With Simple Wit And Charm, Offers A Sensitive Window Into The Emotional Landscape Of Childhood And The Joys Of Friendship And Play. I really appreciate the wacky smartness of this book, its twists and meanders It s about a girl s friend moving away and her finding a new one, but it s got so manydetails and layers than that It shows in this na
This book is hilarious yet manages to be really sweet and touching But mostly hilarious. The Girl with the Parrot on her Head is a story about the imaginary world of Isabel, how she chose to deal with a life change, and the resulting outcomes that were generally not planned nor foreseen I was unprepared for the challenge this story presented to me as a reader, to keep up with my place in the story There are no special transitions to let the reader know when the real world ends and when Isabel s imaginary world begins So, as the reader, I found myself drifting in and out between a The Girl with the Parrot on her Head is a story about the imaginary world of Isabel, how she chose to deal with a life change, and the resulting outcomes that were generally not planned nor foreseen I was unprepared for the challenge this story presented to me as a reader, to keep up with my place in the story There are no special transitions to let the reader know when the real world ends and when Isabel s imaginary world begins So, as the reader, I found myself drifting in and out between an outside reader, and an emotionally sympathetic participant in the story This was an unexpected personal reaction even before I have finished the book I would say that this is part of the skill set of the author, Daisy Hirst, having the ability to draw a seasoned adult into the world of an emotionally distressed child.There are no parents in the story Again, I had to remind myself that this is a story abou
What a fantastic picture book for children 4 8 On its most basic level it s a fun, quirky story about a girl who loses a friend and eventually finds another But it is so muchthan that It also looks at one way children might deal with lossuntil life offers a way to help them heal And the wolf I saw it as a metaphor for the girl s suppressed anger She had no power to hold onto her first friend, which would leave her very angry Sadly, life is like that for little ones It s a perfec What a fantastic picture book for children 4 8 On its most basic level it s a fun, quirky story about a girl who loses a friend and eventually finds another But it is so muchthan that It also looks at one way children might deal with lossuntil life offers a way to help them heal And the wolf I saw it as a metaphor for the girl s suppressed anger She had no power to hold onto her first friend, which would leave her very angry Sadly, life is like that for little ones It s a perfect example of the author putting herself in the child s world.And as in all the best picture books, the illustrations tell half the story The tantrums, the tipping things over, and the appearance of the wolf when she decides she doesn t need any friends And let s not forget the box labelled Monster , which is the on
Imaginative and offbeat story about friendship and dealing with change In the same vein as School s First Day of School and Leo A Ghost Story. The Girl With the Parrot on Her Head is a charming, whimsical tale about little Isabel After her best friend moves away, Isabel decides she s better off alone When a new threat enters her imaginative world, though, Isabel discovers making new friends isn t so bad after all Perfec
Absolutely brilliant book Isabel s best friend, Simon, moves away leaving her alone and angry Love the characters and the story About imagination and friendship About change, fears and making new friends. This sweet story of a girl who loses her best friend and finds a new one is creative and fun. Great for helping children work through the loss of a friend and how to deal with things. Sujet plut t original, mais qui manque de coh sion Je m attendais peut tre plus d humour ou une touche d absurdit , mais je n en ai trouv nulle part