4 out of 4 stars
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Granny Franny’s Big Red Bus by Sonia Beldom is a children’s book that follows Granny Franny as she looks to surprise Jax and Ronny on their birthday. The story starts with the children asking Granny Franny to take them on an excellent treat on their birthday that comes up the next week. Granny Franny promises to surprise them and thinks of the perfect surprise.
Inspired by her childhood fun memories, she comes up with a brilliant idea to purchase a shiny red-painted double-decker bus, but there are two problems: she can’t drive a coach, and the available bus for sale is miles away. After solving the distance problem, she gets the bus and meets Thinkerbell, a talking bell attached to the bus. With the help of Thinkerbell, can Granny Franny learn how to drive, overcome all the obstacles during her journey back, and make it in time for Jax and Ronny’s birthday? What other surprises await the children?
In my opinion, children’s books are mediums in which we, as adults, can connect with children and pass a message across in a way that they’ll appreciate its significance. That said, there should always be an essential lesson for children to learn while reading, and much to my delight, this book justified that requirement. I felt that children could learn a lot about resilience and not giving up, as portrayed by Granny Franny, in her efforts to overcome the obstacles she faced while returning with the bus. With this book, children can also develop the spirit of helping other people in their time of need.
Additionally, another central piece of a children’s book is its ability to be understood by its readers. I figure the writer made a fantastic showing in such manner by including beautiful diagrams that make sure to get the thought of youngsters. The language of the writer was furthermore praiseworthy, as he utilized a casual composing style along with Thinkerbell’s comical inclination that makes certain to reverberate well with kids.
Also, I found nothing to despise in this book, and I enjoyed reading it to my nephew. This book makes sure to take youngsters on an excursion through their minds. The book is additionally expertly edited, although I anticipated nothing less given its length and scarce words. I rate Granny Franny’s Big Red Bus four out of four stars, and I prescribe it to kids between the ages of four and eight.
Granny Franny's Big Red Bus
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