The Barnyard Buddies Stop For Peace

Children - Educational
34 Pages
Reviewed on 12/03/2017
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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

The Barnyard Buddies Stop for Peace by Julie Penshorn is a delightful storybook with a good message for young readers. The barnyard is peaceful and everyone is sunbathing. The rains come and everyone but the King complains. They all huddle together to keep warm and Grey Donkey is cross that the King has the best spot. The rest of the animals agree and they all get angry. The King is under the barn roof and they are not. Mrs. McCloud decides to become the peacemaker and she tells the animals to calm down so they can see a way to agree or resolve the problem. Will they be able to solve their problem and promote peace in the barnyard?

The message is relevant and the author puts it across beautifully with the help of animal characters. The illustrations are charming and they not only give the animals personality, but also breathe life into them and the scenes. It is a good story for read aloud and story-telling sessions in classrooms because of the message it conveys. It teaches readers how to express their feelings and communicate properly. The story is good for bedtime story-telling and children will love all the animals. Books with a message and concept like this one are good for children to help them understand the concept and message clearly via a story and interesting characters, as in this one. This is definitely a must-have in all children’s libraries and homes as it helps them to resolve problems in a peaceful manner.

Susan McBride

My grandchildren love this book!