Mitchell Goes Bowlingby Hallie Durand (Author), Tony Fucile (Illustrator)
How can you NOT pick up a book that has THIS adorable a cover?
Mitchell loves to knock things down. That’s just how he rolled.
He is always knocking things down…
Until ONE Saturday, Mitchell’s dad took him bowling…
There were lots of bright colored balls, good pizza smell and giant crashing noises.
Mitchell picked the biggest ball.. and he threw it. He just KNEW that he was going to win!
Mitchell Goes Bowling is a HILARIOUS story of a four year old and how his dad combats, with AMAZING amount of patience, a simple every-day problem of keeping his son’s energy in check. This cool dad finds the perfect way to give his son a way to knock things down and be safe.
As Mitchell plays the game, he looks up at the scoreboard. Against his dad’s name are several “X” marks and Mitchell has none. Strike after strike, his dad keeps rolling the ball and getting “X”‘s… Will Mitchell EVER find a way to win this game???
This cartoon style illustrated book keeps the humor alive and in place. Durand and Fucile play the words and the art in perfect balance. We loved reading this one. At the end, the dad has to figure out how to keep playing without his son giving up. If you got to know how this story ends…