Peter & Ernesto the Lost Sloths by Graham Annable. GRAPHIC NOVEL. First Second, 2019. $18. 9781626725720
BUYING ADVISORY: EL - ADVISABLE
AUDIENCE APPEAL: HIGH
Peter and Ernesto have lost their home in the hurricane. Now they, along with their sloth friends, must find a new home. But where? They loved their tree home and other trees are just not measuring up. A bird suggests the great tree south of the river. As they make their journey to find a new home, they find adventure, friends, and enemies. They will go where their feet lead and hope for a new home.
Graphic novels have high reader appeal. Especially in the elementary grade levels. The set-up is excellent. The pictures are big and bright. The dialogue is simple, but enough to tell the story of these lovable sloths.
Diann, Media Specialist