Green Lizards vs. Red Rectangles
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545849029 Hardcover
32 Pages | 10.49" x 10.67" | Ages 3 to 5
The green lizards and the red rectangles are at war. Can there ever be a way to live peacefully together?
Green Lizards vs. Red Rectangles is an exciting new picture book from Steve Antony, the bestselling author and illustrator of Please, Mr. Panda!
The Green Lizards wanted to defeat the Red Rectangles.
The Red Rectangles wanted to defeat the Green Lizards.
They were at war!
Eventually they realized,
Enough Is Enough!
They stopped fighting, and by working together the Green Lizards and the Red Rectangles found a way to live peacefully.
Who will win, the green lizards or the red rectangles? Young readers will understand the value of living in friendship and peace. In the end, it's not about who wins but rather working together and having fun!
Raves & reviews:
Praise for Green Lizards vs. Red Rectangles:
“It’s an unlikely, even nonsensical matchup (almost animal vs. mineral), and that’s a large part of the book’s strength… a solution that acknowledges and celebrates difference, rather than trying to ignore or gloss over it.”— Publishers Weekly
Praise for Please, Mr. Panda:
"Smart design decisions by Antony ... distinguish his visual storytelling. The warm gray backdrop and parade of black and white animals (a skunk, an ostrich, an orca) make the candy-colored doughnuts look all the more tantalizing. Novel perspectives ... provide freshness, too." — Publishers Weekly
"Tiny young listeners may be so pleased--and relieved--to see the dazzling treats given away that they won't notice how deftly they've been given a manners lesson. Households with toddlers may find a new family catchphrase as Mr. Panda demonstrates one approach to eliciting those elusive 'magic words.' Simple yet funny enough for multiple readings." —Kirkus Reviews
"Though this is a book with a clear message, the humor and attractive design give it a bit of an edge and keep it out of the realm of the heavy-handed, 'Let's learn a lesson' titles. A fun storytime selection and a solid option for parents or teachers looking for a creative way to emphasize the importance of saying, 'Please' and 'Thank you.'" —School Library Journal