Deals with the issue of bullying (Ages 4-8): Zaoo, a ten year old boy, goes on an exciting adventure with his siblings and his friends. Of course, Zaoo’s mom doesn’t know about his unusual little buddies. They each have a way of hiding when they see her. Vroom-Co-Co, the flying carpet, usually stays still near Zaoo’s bed when she comes in his bedroom. As for Terry, his miniature friend, he likes to hide in Zaoo’s pocket. Rainbowa, the little dragonfly with rainbow colored wings, favorite hide out is under Zaoo’s bed. Vroom-Co-Co takes them to the land of the flowers. The flowers are all happy and having fun, except for one flower that is bullied for being different. Along the way, there is a fun little passage about ‘potty training’ of baby flower Pink. Basic color, counting, and problem solving skills are also touched upon. The fun characters illustrated in vibrant colors will enchant your little one.
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Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) is a Danish writer, well-known mostly for his fairytales. Although he didn't like to be called "children's author", because created fairy tales for both kids and adults. Andersen's stories are popular all over the world. Everybody knows his "The Ugly Duckling", "The Snow Queen",…