PB Review / Me and Ms. Too

20221106ma_1887Book: Me and Ms. Too (2022)
Author: Laura Ruby
Illustrator: Dung Ho
Publisher: HarperCollins
Genre: Picture Book

Opening Lines of the Book…
When Dad married Ms. Too, everything changed.

MY THOUGHTS…

This is the story of a girl and her dad and how his marriage changes their family a little. I found it interesting that we begin once the wedding has taken place. Our poor little protagonist, Molly, is having a hard time. There’s the constant refrain: “That was before.” “Before what?” “Before Ms. Too …”

Then we go back in time a bit to see what life was like before Ms. Too enters Molly’s life. It continues to their new life together where Ms. Too is the one to take Molly to the pool and the park and the zoo and the park. And then there’s the moment at the zoo where Molly and Ms. Too watch the cats. That’s when things begin to change a little.

I loved seeing the journey this family goes on. The illustrations are so cheery. I was rooting for Molly and Ms. Too the whole book through. (P.S. Ms. Too is a librarian. How cool is that?)

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Thanks to Sarah Meade for recommending this book.

 


12-PBs-Nov12 CHALLENGE

12 months to read 12 books recommended by 12 friends…

This picture book review is part of a monthly challenge I’ve set for myself. I’ve asked my friends on Twitter to recommend picture books they’ve enjoyed reading (published within the past 3 years). I will choose to feature one each month.

Note: The original 12 Challenge isn’t necessarily just for picture books. But I’ve set it up this way for my own challenge.

3 thoughts on “PB Review / Me and Ms. Too

  1. Hooray! I thought you’d enjoy it, Maria. I absolutely loved the unusual way the story was told (the sweet reveal of how her father had met Ms. Too) and the charming, happy illustrations. My daughter insisted on reading it over and over when we checked it out from the library, and I didn’t mind a bit. Love reading your reviews!

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