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Prickly Jenny by Sibylle Delacroix

Sibylle Delacroix writes with a wit and dry humour in this straight to the point book about a young girl who is a bit of a grumpster. Jenny is never happy with anything. If she’s given a new dress, she prefers to wear her old T-shirt instead. She doesn’t even like to say “Good Morning” when she wakes up, because she thinks “what’s so good about it?” Yup, grumbling is her thing. I’m sure you know someone like this. Whether it’s a 3-year-old or a 40-year-old curmudgeon.

But what’s the secret to getting them to snap out of this type of behaviour? It’s easy. But you have to read the book to find out how. Hint: she just wants to be loved.

The illustrations in this small-format picture book are simple, but expressive. With a perfect balance of page turning illustrations, expressions and scenarios that will delight and make you think, Prickly Jenny will make a wonderful addition to some lucky kid’s library.

4 out of 5 Sukasa Stars

Prickly Jenny by Sibylle Delacroix is published by Chirp, chickaDEE and OWL 
Review by
@ShilpaRaikar for @SukasaReads (a division of @SukasaStyle)