Scarlett's Passport


Children - Educational
24 Pages
Reviewed on 05/16/2020
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Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite

Scarlett’s mom has promised to take them on a trip, someplace exciting. They hop on a plane and fly from California to Australia. Scarlett is amazed at so many similarities and differences, like the English they speak is the same but sounds so different; the cars drive on the ‘wrong’ side of the road; French fries are called chips and so much more. Even the flag has similarities, but is oh, so different. A visit to the zoo allows Scarlett to see some of Australia’s unique animals, including the kangaroo. There is so much to do, so much to learn and it’s all so much fun. With happy memories and souvenirs, Scarlett and her mom look forward to their next grand adventure abroad.

Wouldn’t we all love to go on a trip somewhere? But, at times like this, we have to appreciate the art of 'lazy boy' travels and sit back, enjoying the reminiscences of someone else’s adventures. Scarlett certainly has a lot. Alli Botto’s picture book story, Scarlett’s Passport: Australia, is a fun way for young readers to learn about another country and feel like they’re visiting along with Scarlett. The colorful illustrations and rhyming verse make this a fun read. The adventure, the plot, begins with the plane ride and having the passport stamped. Scarlett introduces so many things about Australia that capture her interest and young readers can learn along with Scarlett as she explores the similarities and differences between her home country, the United States, and Australia. An educational and fun read.


Great teaching tool with the kids at home!