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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Avi wanted to go shopping with her mother but her mother told her children were not allowed at Tsunami Foods and even if Avi went she would be very bored. She asked Avi to stay at home with her Grandma and finish her homework. Her mom promised to get her a Tsunami lollipop. Later, her Grandma told her they had to drive to Tsunami Foods because her mom had forgotten her wallet. Avi was excited and they went in her grandmother's old car. There was a sign outside that said no children were allowed. She hid under her Grandma's coat and they went inside. Her grandmother told her about olden times when life was simple and how they grew their own vegetables and went to the Farmers' Market instead of fancy supermarkets. Grandma and Avi decide to have fun while her mom was busy at Tsunami Foods. Avi told her mom about her time with Grandma and her mother mentioned a new market called Jungle Safari Store coming to town. Grandma and Avi were excited to go to the new library in town, The Acrobatic Lion Circus Library.
When My Mom Goes to Tsunami Supermarket, Why Can't I Tag Along? by Susana Basanty is an adorable story that involves three generations; grandmother, mother, and Avi. This adventure story will take children on an exciting trip along with Grandma and Avi, making it an enjoyable read for them. The illustrator Nicholas J. Talbert brings the story to life with his colorful and delightful illustrations, giving the story a good pace and movement. It is a good storybook for tutors and parents to use for read-aloud and storytelling sessions to show youngsters how life was during past times in an entertaining way.