Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
The little boy in Oh, The Games We Can Play! by Kelly Day, PhD ponders what he can do on a sunny day. Should he play in the field or continue to snooze? He then decides to get up and have fun. He thinks of all the games he can play outdoors with his friends and then take a break after they finish playing. The little boy enjoys the times he spends with his friends. He then goes out to try his bow and arrow, he plays outside and in the barnyard in the back. It is a story about friendship between three kids from different backgrounds and how they have fun playing outdoors and indoors.
The story is uplifting and will encourage children to have friends and play with them indoors and outdoors. The illustrations are bright and colorful and they not only breathe life into the characters, but also give a good pace and movement to the story. It is a good bedtime storybook for children and can be used for interactive sessions in classrooms and school libraries as it teaches kids the concept of forming good friendships, having fun with friends, kindness, and breaking barriers. The message in the book is good and it will definitely bring happiness and inspiration to young readers. Books like this can be useful to children to help them understand about having friends, daring to dream, and working towards achieving their goals. The book also suggests to young readers the many ways to keep them occupied indoors and outdoors.