Believe and You Can Achieve
Kes Gray and Nathan Reed
(Hachette Children’s Books)
What do you want to be when you leave school? What did you want to be? Nobody can believe the answer Humpty Dumpty gives Tom, the Piper’s Son. Furthermore, Humpty is resolute! He wants to be a….
The Three Blind mice gasp at his declaration! Jack Be Nimble tries to reason with him. Thereafter Baa Baa Black Sheep and Mary Mary Quite Contrary are amongst those friends offering Humpty Dumpty inspirational advice as the community compares goals. Is the adage ‘Believe and You Can Achieve’ all it seems? Could This Little Piggy aspire to become a traffic warden for example?
Kes Gray pushes the boat out to sea with his original ideas. Nathan Reed meets it with bright, direct ‘out of the box’ (thank you Jack and Jill) interpretations. ‘Think Big‘ is an eggsceptionally satisfying picture book!