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Book Inspiration Behind Trying New Things

Date: May 22, 2019

Books can inspire us to think the impossible is possible, the ridiculous is imaginable, and that nonsense is curiosity. It's true. The charming story of The Cow Who Climbed a Tree by Gemma Merino inspired two of our Kidoodle Council members, Giobbe and Miriam, to share the following reviews.

  
The Cow Who Climbed a Tree

Written and illustrated by Gemma Merino
Book Review by Giobbe

Tina the cow tried new ideas, and her sisters didn’t listen to them because they thought they were nonsense. 

Tina’s sisters always said, “IMPOSSIBLE! RIDICULOUS! NONSENSE!” but Tina didn’t give up her curiousness. 

My favorite part of the book is when Tina climbed the tree and met the dragon. 

I would read this book again because it has a unique storyline and awesome illustrations; the illustrations are unique, and they’re very kid-friendly. 

 

Book Review by Miriam 

This book made me laugh. I like that it tells you that things that seem impossible could be possible. I’d like to read this story a billion times. It inspires me to try new things that seem impossible. 

Try New Things

If you want to read the book for yourself, The Cow Who Climbed A Tree is found in our Maker Studio, where your imagination is as big as our skies. Making is one of the best ways to explore interests, discover new skills, and try new things. If you are looking for something new to do this summer we've got day-long and week-long camps, Make-n-Takes, and a variety of programming. Or bring your friends and family and explore our museum. The sky’s the limit!