Book Weekend – Flora Returns

FloraFlora and the Peacocks written and drawn by Molly Idle.

Flora, appealing and expressive,  first attempted to dance with a haughty bird in Flora and the Flamingo.  Without using words, the simple page turns and lifting flaps, told the story of glances and growing friendship.

In this book, Flora attempts to befriends a pair of peacocks.  While one is curious, the other feels nothing but disdain – and perhaps jealousy.

Young children just learning to identify emotions can work with caregivers to narrate this story aloud.   Others can enjoy the limited color palette, here summery mix of yellow, greens and teal.

For those with a love of the cold, check out her second book, Flora and the Peguins, for an icy blue burst of ice-dancing delimas.

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