"In the last three months, strange things have been happening around here..."
A young boy details everything that has been happening in his world, and it's all very strange! A mom who sprays bug spray in her hair? A dad who wears two different shoes? Just what is going on? Could it have something to do with a recent arrival?
"The narrator is clueless, an unusual trick to see pulled off so convincingly in a book for very little kids, but they'll have fun figuring it out in the last page or so." - Book Buds Kidlit Reviews
"When I got to the final punchline spread, my laugh could probably be heard a few states away...if you’ve ever been a new parent, experiencing the boot camp of early parenthood, you will likely get a kick out of it, too. This book also completely works as the perfect choice for children expecting a new sibling. No heavy-handed lessons on how life will change needed here. This book spells it out with great humor and a bit of mystery, some guess-work needed on the part of the reader." - Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast
"...will also help kids who may be experiencing some of the upheaval feel reassured that what is happening is normal and to make the best of the changes that are occurring." - The Well-Read Child
Mini-lesson: Ask students to make a list of crazy things they have done when they were tired and to use them in a story. - Picture Book of the Day (Using Picture Books to Teach the Six Traits of Writing)