The front cover says it all. How can you not look at that face and smile? That, btw, is the face of a hyena (we weren't sure at first, but we still thought it was cute) who delights in playing tricks on the other animals. The other animals don't find it that amusing, but hyena laughs and laughs - until the tide turns, and he ends up covered in...
Well, we'll let you come to that gem on your own. But trust us, your kids will love it! Personally, if we ever get a new library, we want Reynolds to come and paint a mural for the Children's Room. We are especially in love with the giraffe (what can we say, turtles...giraffe...opposites attract!)
This one is a sure crowd-pleaser, and we will be working it in to story time soon. We give it a
5 out of 5.