Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Featured Book: How the Octopus Got Eight Arms by Yvonne Arroyo



About the book:

When Oscar Octopus meets—and is smitten by—the lovely Sharkey McGhee, they begin to date: strolling the ocean floor arm in arm, dining out, and going to the movies.

Shortly after their fairy tale wedding, they are blessed by eight offspring.

The trouble is that Oscar doesn’t have enough arms to hold them all!

In this delightfully illustrated book, you’ll discover how Oscar adjusts to the demands of family life…and how the octopus got eight arms!





About the author:

Yvonne Arroyo spent 32 years as a bilingual Spanish teacher for the Chicago and Trenton school systems. She has written several poems and chants for children and currently lives in Vacaville, CA.



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