Imogene's Antlers

by Marilyn Roca Enriquez in


TO COMMEMORATE THE RELAUNCH OF “READING RAINBOW,” WE HERE AT OUTLOOK-12 HAVE DEDICATED THIS MONTH’S EXTRA LONG SCHOOL LIBRARY SECTION TO BOOKS FEATURED ON THE EMMY AND PEABODY AWARD-WINNING CHILDREN’S PROGRAM. 

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“IMOGENE'S ANTLERS” 
by David Small
Illustrated by David Small Publisher: Dragonfly Books
ISBN-13: 978-0517562420

Young Imogene wakes up one morning to find that she has sprouted antlers.  Unflappable, Imogene takes the whole thing in stride even though her new antlers are making everyday tasks like getting dressed and walking through doorways a great deal more difficult.  And to make matters worse while there are those who like Imogene’s new “head gear,” her mother is not taking her daughter’s transformation very well at all and faints every time she comes into the view.  The effervescent, softly colored illustrations incorporate all the humor inherent in this tale that teaches a subtle lesson about acceptance.