In The Berenstain Bears’ Easter Blessings our little cuties are encouraged to put first things first. To understand that candy and eggs come after the celebration of the reason for Easter worship. Most importantly, at the end of the story Preacher Brown shares the greatest blessing.
Fourth-grader Channing is one fast, run-on sentence. I love it. She is a little whirling dervish; quirky, zany, but a wee bit jealous and she has a bit of an issue with misplaced blame as most fourth graders tend to do.
Beatty’s book is reminiscent of the fairy tales written by the Brothers Grimm and the Early Disney film adaptations.