“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems. HarperCollins, c. 2012.
Reading Level: 880L
Synopsis: Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs is a hilarious take on an old classic. The three dinosaurs try their best to lure Goldilocks into their home for a meal. Although Goldilocks doesn’t always make the best choices, she recognizes a trap when she sees one and escapes before the dinosaurs can have their meal.
Rationale for Use: Hilarious illustrations and plot
Content Area Connections: Plot development, characters, comparing and contrasting stories.
Possible Problems or Concerns: None