Ellie McDoodle: Best Friends Fur-Ever

Animals.  Siblings.  Cartoons.  What more could a kid ask for?  In Ruth McNally Barshaw’s third sketch diary featuring Ellie McDoodle, Ellie has to overcome her fear of presentations, find her neighbour’s bird (that escaped during Ellie’s pet-sitting adventure) and deal with a lively family.  

Fun activities are sprinkled throughout the book, such as making an origami penguin or how to draw a llama.  The last half of the book has a flying bird in the top right corner, and when you flip the pages, the bird looks like it’s flying.  Cool!

Check out Ruth McNally Barshaw’s website for more Ellie McDoodle books.



About AnEducationInBooks

Wendy BooydeGraaff is the author of Salad Pie, a children's picture book published by Ripple Grove Press. Her work has been published in Emrys Journal Online, The Emerson Review, Jellyfish Review, Bending Genres, SmokeLong Quarterly and Leopardskin & Limes, and is forthcoming in NOON. Read more work at wendybooydegraaff.com or find her on Twitter @BooyTweets.
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