Rock-a-Bye Baby

Flowerpot. (Hazel Q Nursery Rhymes). Oct. 2022. 14p. Board $7.99. ISBN 9781486722822.
PreS-K–In this visualization of the well-known nursery rhyme, the sleeper is a baby sloth, the cradle a long-suffering sloth parent hanging from a tree. The bough does indeed break, in a hilarious beat of freeze-frame cartoon panic. Not to worry, though; everyone arrives on the ground alive and unharmed. In her amusing flat-textured illustrations, Quintanilla ably captures the distinct mixture of joy and exhaustion familiar to all new parents.
VERDICT This charming update of an old classic makes a humorous addition to all collections.

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