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I am happy to share my review of Barbara Bockman's new children's picture book, BonBon. It is a delightful story.
Category: Children’s Picture
Author: Barbara Bockman
Illustrator: Eugene Ruble
Print ISBN: 9781616337032
eBook ISBN: 9781616337049
Published: Guardian Angel
Publishing, September 2015
BonBon is a toy French Poodle living in the Twice Loved Toy Shop (what
a great name!) in Paris, France. From the very beginning of Bockman’s story, we
can feel BonBon’s heartfelt longing to be chosen as someone’s special toy. Will
her wish come true?
We see many beautiful and historic places in this story—the Eiffel
Tower, Cathedral of Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe, Moulin Rouge—as BonBon’s
friends discuss landmarks they’ve “seen” in their lives. But BonBon just wants
to be noticed and decides she must practice patience. Despite ongoing
challenges like being hidden behind bigger toys in the window, luck prevails
and BonBon is spotted by a little girl looking for her Paris keepsake.Will she convince her mom that BonBon is the
Eugene Ruble’s detailed illustrations are beautiful and bring BonBon
and her story to life. BonBon is a lovely story that is sure to delight young
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