LaRochelle, David. How to Apologize . Mike Wohnoutka, Illus. Picture Book. Candlewick, 05/2021. pp. $16.99. 978-1-5362-0944-0. OUTSTANDING. GRADES PRE-2.
Everyone makes mistakes, but it is what happens next that is most important. Colorful cartoon illustrations of various animals model amusing gaffes and the subsequent insincere and sincere apologies. Gentle humor leads readers to an understanding of the right way to behave. A much-needed primer on how to apologize, perfect for classrooms and anyone emerging from a pandemic-imposed period of isolation.
Melissa McAvoy, Retired