Author: Auralee Arkinsly
Genre: Children - K-3rd - Fable
Publisher: Capture Books
Date Published: January 1, 2020
ISBN-10: 1951084616
ISBN-13: 1951084615



Roo's Fine Flapping Day: At Flaky Acres Feather Farm by Auralee Arkinsly and illustrated by Yolanda  Van Heerden is an adorable children's book about a Rooster name Roo Rooster who wandered into an area on a farm where she was not welcomed and was caught munching on some delicious sunflower seeds by Roo Wallaby. Roo Rooster is sort of a Brer Rabbit type of character. Roo Rooster tries to make its misdeed acceptable to the Wallaby, and then other fascinating animals are involved in the confrontation at Flaky Acres Feather Farm. Thus starts a full and busy day for this appealing mix of Aussie animals.

Stunningly illustrated, this book is a unique publishing experience designed to capture children's attention but will educate and entertain the nature lover and explorer in all of us. If your child has a fascination to learn about the world's animals or the places they live, you'll find it in this book. Arkinsly introduces a small cast of exciting animal characters that are unique to Australia. It brings you an unparalleled snapshot of some of Australia's most amazing little critters that live in the land down under.

Interaction with picture books is still an important part of daily life for most young children. It's a way that parent and child bond and ideas and habits are instilled. Arkinsly gives her incredible cast of animal characters many anthropomorphic traits. They talk and engage in many human-like activities that hopefully teach young readers better ways to deal with conflict with others.

It goes without saying that reading books like Roo's Fine Flapping Day to your children help you forge a stronger relationship with them. When it comes to children, one of the most important things you can do to influence their development positively, is to spend time with them. Reading fantastical books about strange, exciting but real animals from down under provides you an excellent opportunity to set up a regular, shared fun time that you can look forward to with your children. These shared reading times will teach your children to trust and expect you to be there for them. And I think it is evident that the importance of trust to small children cannot be overstated.

Some of the rarest and most lovable animals,  Wombats, Quokkas, Koalas, Bilbies, and Wallabies, provide a great introduction to the animal kingdom's diversity, and Arkinsly adds in a bit of Aussie slang to make her story even more authentic.

This cute, well-designed Australian Children's Book for young kids featuring hand-drawn artwork by Yolanda  Van Heerden of cute Wombats, Quokkas, Koalas, Bilbies, and Wallabies is simply a fun book to share with your children!

Reviewed by: dave

About Auralee Arkinsly

Auralee Arkinsly writes in good humor about serious subjects because kids of all ages can learn a lot from laughing. Since opposites exist, she believes children can learn to identify the nature of things and get out of a risky situation "good Laughter sparks the mind." She reckons if she can save some from the bumps and bruises, then she has done a good day's work. Darling Hedgehog Goes Down a Foxhole is her first early reader chapter book full of lush illustrations, illustrations which she wooed from a highly gifted 9th grader by offering good trade in exchange for the artist's first published works. Find author's bling/swag at Books For Bonding Hearts dot com

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By: Laura BartnickDate: 12/29/2022 09:10:59
Thank you for this recommendation! We can't wait for the next Auralee Arkinsly book!

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