Mini-Review: Life Without Nico, Andrea Maturana & Francisco Javier Olea (2016)

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

For anyone who’s ever had to say goodbye ringtones for free nokia.

five out of five stars

(Full disclosure: I received a free book for review through Goodreads Giveaways.)

Nico and Maia are best friends: inseparable, even when they aren’t together probleme beimen. Then one day Nico’s father announces that they’re moving to Australia – temporarily – so that he can continue his studies. The days pass quickly – too quickly – and, before they know it, Nico is gone downloaden deutsch. After a period of mourning, Maia begins to open up to the world again: she adopts a kitten, makes a new friend, and learns the piano. With the blossoming of spring, Nico and his family are set to return intro herunterladen kostenlos. As excited as she is at the prospect, Maia worries, too: is there room in her new life for her old friend?

With charming and whimsical illustrations by Francisco Javier Olea and a simple yet sweet narrative by Andrea Maturana that will threaten to unravel your heartstrings, Life Without Nico is a picture book for children of all ages; for anyone who’s ever had to say an unwanted “goodbye.” It’s a lovely and lyrical rumination on love, loss, and the enduring power of friendship pdf24 kostenlosen.

Ages 4-7 years.

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