AdoraBULL

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

A story of friendship, identity and change. AdoraBULL is a funny and heartfelt tale of care between a boy and a bull.

Alfred visited a hair salon. He strutted home and waited for the barn animals to swoon and sigh at his adorableness. But instead. . . they laughed.

Alfred the Bull and Tom the boy were inseparable, doing everything together on the farm. That is until Tom had to go off to school. One day, Alfred overhears Tom asking his mum for an adorable new pet. Alfred, not wanting to lose his friend decides he can be adorable too. Join Alfred as he tries different schemes to become adorable to keep his friend. Will his schemes work? Can bulls ever be adorable?

A lovely tale recognizing the impact of life changes on a friendship. Well suited to pre-school aged children who are developing their own ideas of self-image and independence.

Format Your Price
978-1-84886-412-2
$13.49
978-1-84886-422-1
$22.99
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2019
Publisher Maverick Arts Publishing Ltd
Imprint Maverick Arts
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-09-03
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV039060, JUV002310
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.25 x 10.5
Lexile 520
ATOS Reading Level 2.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 503819
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

“A wonderful silliness refreshes the ‘just be yourself’ trope here. . . .A perfect blend of charm and snark makes this an endearing storytime choice.”—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

School Library Journal

“This is a sweet story about friendship. The two pals show how far each will go to make the other happy. A worthwhile purchase.”—School Library Journal

Author: Alison Donald

Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Alison Donald now lives in the UK with her husband and three children. She is a writer and works as a pediatric occupational therapist, helping children with special needs reach their potential.

Illustrator: Alex Willmore

Alex Willmore lives in Northampton, UK, and completed a degree in illustration for children's publishing. Alex went on to work both in-house as a greeting card designer and illustrator.

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AdoraBULL

A story of friendship, identity and change. AdoraBULL is a funny and heartfelt tale of care between a boy and a bull. Alfred visited a hair salon. He strutted home and waited for the barn animals to swoon and sigh at his adorableness. But… View available downloads →