"Sloth the Lazy Dragon is a book with a wonderful theme: a dwarf puts aside his fears to help a bully (an overweight dragon) to regain his ability to move and fly, so that he can reclaim his life and see the world. In the end, the dwarf also receives a reward for his kind efforts. The author teaches the need for healthy eating and exercise in a kind and gentle way. My five-year-old grandson loved the book and the wonderful illustrations. He didn't move while I read it to him--instead, he stared at the pictures. After reading it, he asked for a snack. I asked if he would like a cookie, and he said, “No thank you, I think I’ll stick with fruit.” Book mission accomplished! And I love the name of the dwarf. We talked about the dwarf's name and size, and the size of the vegetable from which he got his name. I highly recommend this book. Five stars."
Look for my review of Deb Gardner Allard's picture book, Baby Poopsie Loves Ears in the next few days!