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That's Not How You Do It!

by Ariane Hofmann-Maniyar

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Lucy the kitten thought she knew how to do everything, from eating with a knife and fork to painting elephants. All of her friends consulted her, when unsure themselves how something should be done. Then Toshi the panda moved into the neighborhood, and had his own way of doing things - an unfamiliar way. Lucy was convinced he was doing everything wrong, until the day he disarmed her with an unexpected gift, and she learned that there was sometimes more than one way to do things...

Only the second picture-book from author/artist Ariane Hofmann-Maniyar, That's Not How You Do It! pairs an engaging and instructive tale about learning to accept cultural differences with cute, colorful artwork. I really liked Hofmann-Maniyar's color scheme here, and enjoyed the pages at the front and rear showing Lucy and Toshi engaging in all sorts of activities. Recommended to children who think they know everything (this probably describes a lot of us, when we were young, and things seemed simple!), as well as to anyone searching for children's stories about cross-cultural friendship. ( )
  AbigailAdams26 | Jul 29, 2017 |
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Lucy knows how to do everything. She knows how to eat with a spoon and fork, play the xylophone, paint elephants - and lots more besides! All her friends ask her for help if they need to know the right way to do something. When Toshi arrives, Lucy thinks he can't do anything properly at all. He eats differently, plays strange music, and he definitely can't paint elephants. She can barely hide her frustration. And when she finally tries to teach Toshi the right way to do things, she learns a very important lesson herself
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Lucy the cat knows how to do everything just right--from eat with a spoon and fork to fold paper stars--so all her friends ask her to help them, until she meets Toshi the panda, who has his own ways of doing things.

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