RIGHTY AND LEFTY by Rachel Vail

RIGHTY AND LEFTY

A Tale of Two Feet
by , illustrated by
Age Range: 4 - 7

KIRKUS REVIEW

Bad enough that Lefty wants to live a life enveloped in galoshes, but does he have to be so neurotic? Yes, when you’re a pair of feet, you’re pretty much stuck with the personality of the appendage beside you. Lefty, distinguishable (aside from his arch) by his personality-appropriate Band-Aid, is happiest when he’s safe and dry. His general attitude? “Life is a blister.” Righty, in contrast, is an adventurous sort. He loves grown-up shoes, beaches and running about. Can two such different footsies ever find a way to get along? Certainly. They may not be the same, but Lefty and Righty have a relationship that can survive everything from boo-boos to falling asleep. A truly unique method of discussing relationships, Vail’s feet are a step above the rest. Cordell’s understated watercolors help by lending the tale a soft, humorous tone. Consider this a love story that every man, woman, child and podiatrist can enjoy. (Picture book. 4-7)

Pub Date: Nov. 1st, 2007
ISBN: 978-0-439-63629-2
Page count: 32pp
Publisher: Scholastic
Review Posted Online:
Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1st, 2007




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