Petra

Petra

Book - 2018
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Petra is a little rock who believes she is a mighty mountain... until a dog fetches her for its owner, and she is tossed into a bird's nest. A mountain? No, Petra is now an egg! An egg of the world in a world of possibility.
Publisher: Toronto :, Tundra Books,, 2018.
ISBN: 9780735262676
0735262675
Branch Call Number: EP Coppo Marianna 02/2018
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations ;,28 cm

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Surprisingly I'm not overjoyed by the illustrations in Petra. But I love Petra despite that, and that's a big deal for me, as I am a person who is all about the illustrations, especially in picture books. Petra the rock is such a special character with an outstanding outlook on life, and the mess... Read More »

Petra is a little rock who believes she is a mighty mountain... until a dog fetches her for its owner, and she is tossed into a bird's nest. A mountain? No, Petra is now an egg! An egg of the world in a world of possibility.


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justinetung
Nov 01, 2018

Love this!!!

LPL_KimberlyL May 30, 2018

Petra is a tiny pebble who thinks she is a great big island. She is spunky and precious and imaginative, and I love her so much.

LPL_LaurenT May 09, 2018

If optimism and imagination are your thing, then Petra is the rock for you! Utterly adorable and quirkily cute. I dare you to read this book and not smile. Petra's optimism is paired with beautiful illustrations makes this one of my favorite new picture books this year!

nmaryann Apr 16, 2018

I love Petra! Her motto: "I'm a rock, and this is how I roll." She is a garden rock who imagines all the things she could be: a magnificent mountain, a dog's ball, an island. The possibilities are endless! A fabulous picture book about perspective and imagination.

cmlibrary_ecrites Jan 23, 2018

Who knew rocks could be adorable? This one sure manages it. A wonderful read about the power of imagination.

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