Thursday, March 10, 2016

Normal Norman blog tour

In collaboration with Sterling Children's Books, I am happy to present to you Normal Norman by Tara Lazar, illustrated by S. Britt.

A young scientist's assistant is prepared to show readers exactly what "normal" is by observing Norman the orangutan in his natural habitat and behavior. It isn't long before our young scientist learns that Norman is anything but normal.

Today I have an artwork reveal for you from the picture book and it is one of my favorite illustrations from the story. As you can see, Norman is not so interested in what is normal.
Reprinted with permission from Normal Norman © 2016 by Tara Lazar, Sterling Children’s Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. Illustrations © 2016 by Stephan Britt.

Normal Norman is a wonderful picture book to share with students of any age. It celebrates what makes us unique (and maybe a little weird) because as Norman enthusiastically shows us, normal is boring.

Be sure to visit the previous blog tour stops:

Normal Norman by Tara Lazar, illustrated by S. Britt
Published: March 1, 2016
Publisher: Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 40
Genre/Format: Picture Book
Audience: Children
Disclosure: Review copy provided by publisher

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