There's A Giraffe in My Soup

There's A Giraffe in My Soup

Book - 2016
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Each time a waiter returns with a new bowl of soup to satisfy a customer's complaint, a different animal appears in the soup.
Published: New York :, Harper, an imprint HarperCollins Publishers,, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062360144
0062360140
Branch Call Number: E BUR
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages :,color illustrations ;,26 cm
Alternative Title: There is a giraffe in my soup

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susan_findlay
Apr 09, 2017

Okay, but no plot to speak of. It feels like it *should* be a really fun book to read, but it doesn't actually play out that way (for either me or my mother reading it to my son - and I'm the type who does all the voices). I think there need to be more connecting words. The target age range is too young to "get" the "dessert is a moose" joke, but my son was bothered that the moose didn't show up on the last page that had all the animals.

Not a bad book, but not award worthy in our opinion.

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wmtlady
Feb 10, 2017

So many good illustrators are coming to the front of the line with their own stories! This gem by Ross Baruch has a simple story line and bright, imaginative illustrations and yet, does not talk down to the young reader. I was thoroughly entertained by reading the book and would love to share it with my grandkids. (So many books to buy and not enough space to hold them; thank goodness for the library)

BookReviewer2015 Aug 04, 2016

A hilarious book about a visit to a very zany restaurant! Great for Story Time!

cmlibrary_rkimray May 02, 2016

A fly in your soup? Try a giraffe, or an alligator, or a lion--each served up by an increasingly bedraggled waiter. Plenty of word-play and silly illustrations make this fun to read, and the final punch-line (about dessert...can you guess which animal?) will get lots of laughs.

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toilet_face
Apr 19, 2016

This books takes the classic fly-in-my-soup joke to the next level. Funny

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