Thursday, June 7, 2012
A Perfect Pet for Peyton
Summary from Goodreads:
This wonderfully imaginative children's hardcover book by bestselling authors Gary Chapman and Rick Osborne, featuring four-color illustrations (with hidden details!) by Wilson Williams, Jr., will help children learn the importance of love. Based on Gary's highly successful The 5 Love Languages®, A Perfect Pet for Peyton tells an entertaining and playful story of five children who each, with the help of Mr. Chapman and the unique pets at his special emporium, discover their own personal love language. Children and parents alike will experience firsthand the power of the love languages as they cuddle up and spend precious time together reading this book over and over again.
The cast of child characters in this whimsical story include:
Peyton, one of the birthday celebrants, loves to help others, and appreciates it when others do little things for him.
Penny, Peyton's twin sister, who receives love best when others spend quality time with her.
Jayla, one of Penny's close friends, is always saying nice things about people. Her love language is words of affirmation.
Kevin, one of Peyton's close friends, enjoys giving things to people.
Sofia loves to pet the animals, and to show her love for others with special hugs.
I thought this book was absolutely wonderful . The story follows a set of twins , Penny and Peyton as they celebrate their birthday with friends, an a pet emporium. Through the story you learn about each of the kids and what there special love language is . I found it absolutely delightful that a love language had been created in such a fun way for younger children . As I mentioned before the story itself was wonderful , but the book did not just stop at the story . Each page had a little something more for the child to interact with . Every page there was a hidden insect to be found and on other pages there were animals to find and name . If the story and the interactions were not enough, at the back of the book one could find a quiz so the reader can learn what their special love language is.
I would highly recommend this book to children . It was such a neat way to show how each child is different and wonderful in a special way. .
* I received this book from Moody Publishing in exchange for my honest review.. no other compensation was given.
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A Perfect Pet for Peyton
Totally Booked Solid