Clara and Asha
In Clara and Asha -- as in Eric Rohmann's Caldecott Medal-winning My Friend Rabbit--a simple storyline becomes the basis for fun and sophistication. Clara's friend Asha is an enormous fish, which means that hide-and-seek, Halloween, snow days, and afternoons in the park offer surprising opportunities for adventure. With oil paintings that playfully suggest stories within stories and convey great emotional range, this is a captivating book about the special world of a child's imagination--where a giant fish might come to visit, and the things you do and the things you fell with an imaginary friend are intensely real.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Atroesch - LibraryThing
I can absolutely understand why this is an award winning book! I love the oil paintings that exude the tone of the story. I think this would be a wonderful book to read during story time... I believe it would capture the imagination and interest of many young students. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - samantha.cox - LibraryThing
Genre: Picture Book This story is about a little girl and her imaginary friend Asha. Asha is a fish. It is a very beautifully illustrated story about the adventures they go on when she is supposed to ... Read full review