"Pippin Moves to the City by Julia Seaborn and illustrated by Richard Hoit is the second book in the series, A Poodle Called Pippin. This cute and fun picture book will delight young readers with colorful and playful images and an entertaining storyline. Written for preschool and early elementary level children, the topic of moving is presented quickly and gently that preschoolers can understand and grasp.
Readers will see how making new friends, even when complex and uncomfortable, is a worthwhile adventure to take. Seaborn also lets kids know it is okay to miss your old friends while making new friends. With Richard Hoit's rich and vibrant illustrations, seals, foxes, possums, and butterflies are introduced to the story to help Pippin make friends and learn the value of caring for your neighbors.
In addition to being a creative and entertaining story, this children's book provides multiple resources for teachers. This book could be used for a fun unit study covering various subjects and tying them together. A list of fun questions can be used for reading comprehension review, a maze for children to follow, and a list of facts on Possums that could be turned into a science lesson.
Pippin Moves to the City is a playful and charismatic picture book that is perfect for teachers, preschools, libraries, and parents."