Book Review Of “I’m Sad” By Michael Ian Black and Debbie Redpath Ohi @SimonKIDS @SimonSchuster
A girl, a potato, and a very sad flamingo star in this charming sequel to I’m Bored by New York Times bestselling author and comedian Michael Ian Black and celebrated illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi.
Everyone feels sad sometimes—even flamingos.
When Flamingo announces he’s feeling down, the little girl and Potato try to cheer him up, but nothing seems to work. Not even dirt! (Which usually works for Potato.)
Flamingo learns that he will not always feel this way. And his friends learn that sometimes being a friend means you don’t have to cheer someone up. You just have to stick by your pal no matter how they feel.
Even if they’re a potato. (From Goodreads)
Thank you Simon Schuster Children’s for sending my little guys this super cute book to read and review. Liam said he would give this book “A Super Lot Of Stars”
We really enjoyed this story and my boys loved the potato and thought it was hilarious when he said “I Don’t Even Like You Know” and than that made all of them laugh, and the flamingo felt a bit more happy. This was such a great story, and I love that it teaches kids that it’s okay to be sad, and it’s okay to tell people when you are sad. Now we want the whole series!
We also really enjoyed the bright, colorful illustrations, and the simple dialogue. It held their attention and made it easier on mom when they want me to read it five times in a row! I think this book is perfect for kids ages 3-7 (my boys are four and they really liked it) This has become a nightstand book, so that we can read it nightly.