Reviewed: April 16, 2008
By: Douglas Wood / art by Greg Shed
Publisher: Simon and Shuster
32 pages, $23.50
This book is a little sermon in itself, and yet it’s not really preachy.
Wood and Shed have illustrated a neat little truth for young readers, but it’s
one that most adults would do well to remember.
Shed’s atmospheric double-page spreads accompany Wood’s spare text
as we are guiding through a list of things we ought remember to be thankful
for. The only drawback to the presentation is that it’s pretty much all
rural and will seem a little strange to urbanites.
One of the two tricks at the end of the meditation is this: