PDF/EPUB The Retired Kid
Jon Agee ê 9 eviewHilarious addition to the list of the grass "Always Greener Tropes Admittedly I "greener tropes I adults might get of a chuckle out of this than kids So I was surprised that my six year old got the moral of this story and made connections Rockumentaries are those boring shows Pappy watches So all in all a nice book for a laugh and to pull out when junior starts to whine about how Home: The Story of Everyone Who Ever Lived in Our House rough life is And bonus points getting to use my old man voice whileeading a picture book A good book to Chicken Licken read to your child when he complains what a bore it is to go to school and do chores The language is simple but some of the humour might be beyond your child Nevertheless he ll get the message allight that life as a kid is good school and all Very clever Just ead it to my class of 4th graders and they got a kick out of it too although they didn t agree that being a kid was a job The Retired Kid is a great book However I feel that I would choose it for an older audience Maybe 3rd or 4th grade "where students can eally understand what Brian goes through at his age I love this book because it picks at the "students can Mindfulness for Black Dogs Blue Days: Finding a Path Through Depression really understand what Brian goes through at his age I love this book because it picks at the issues of being a kid like going to school or other lessons Most kids would agree that school is a job that they want toetire from But would they Koshka's Tales: Stories from Russia really want to leave to ae. It's been a wonderful eight years but I need a breakAt the Happy Sunset Retirement Community there's Ethel. ,
Tirement home This book allows for great discussions class You could have students write about what their idea of etirement would be if they could The illustrations are colorful and very bold They are similar to a child s drawings and could easily be used by children as inspiration to illustrate their own images about etirementIn the end though I love how the author This is a funny story about the drudgery and meaning of our daily work whatever our age It is a bit of a commentary on the activities of etired persons and the need to feel active and useful Our girls thought the juxtaposition was silly Between school and babysitting and soccer practice Brian is in a ut He "TELLS HIS PARENTS IT S BEEN "his parents It s been wonderful eight years but I need a break The next day he s on a plane to Florida There his days are filled with card games golf and afternoon naps But sometimes not having a job is not all it s cracked up to beVery cute story by Agee about exploring other lifestyles and learning to appreciate what you ve got The Retired Kid is interesting because Jon Agee has a very cartoony sketchy style and a lot of the pages look like panels because they have gutters but the texts and pictures
AND NOT VERY INTEGRATED CERTAINLY NOTnot very integrated certainly not the way they are in comics The ve. Myrtle Harvey and Tex And then there's Brian The etired kid He's here to escape school homework and dail. .
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