George is about to dash out the door to school. But what has he forgotten?
George is a small white tot with a mop of brown hair and a button nose, and he never forgets anything. Except for…all the times that he does. He’s standing at the front door in consternation. He knows that he has forgotten something, he’s just not quite sure what. He replays the morning in his mind to figure it out. Has he remembered to wake up? Yes. Has he remembered to eat breakfast? Yes. (He even remembered to stick his toast to his sister’s face with yogurt so she had whiskers.) Has he remembered to put on his yellow-and-red dotted underpants? Yes. He just can’t figure it out. Suddenly it hits him. He has forgotten his shoes! Confident and happy, he runs to the bus. As the point of view pans out, giggly readers will realize he has forgotten something even more important than shoes. Good thing his sister’s on the ball. George’s morning routine is haphazard and silly, full of important duties such as racing a slinky down the stairs and finding four and a half things to fit into the hole where his tooth used to be.
A clever way to usher kids to the bus with a smile. (Picture book. 3-6)