Thursday, February 7, 2013
My Snake Blake by Randy Siegel
Rating: 4.5 stars
Introducing the only snake I'd ever let live in my house: Blake. I love what author Randy Siegel does here--he turns an icky and scary snake into a witty, polite pet! It's a good example of what happens when a good story-teller with a great sense of humor asks him/herself "what if?" while walking around a pet store. This book is pure fun, and makes Ben and Lorelei giggle as kids should.
A boy's father gets him a pet snake for his birthday, and it turns out that this snake is no ordinary snake. Ask him a question and he'll spell out the answer for you with his body. His mom is freaked out until:
Totally worth checking out. Totally not getting a snake as a pet anytime soon, though.