Friday, October 23, 2015
This ORQ. (he say "ugh!")
by David Elliott; illus by Lori Nichols
40 pages; ages 4-7
Boyds Mills Press, 2015
He cave boy.
You met him earlier this year. He still live in cave. He still carry club, not wear shoes. But this time Orq have problem: bully.
Bully name DORQ. Dorq big and hairy. And mean. Mom say (of course) ignore him and he go away. But that not work.
So Orq come up with plan. He fight back. He lose. Fighting back not work with bully. Orq get very angry. Angry enough to bash rocks. And Orq come up with something better than fighting. But me not give away secret - except to say it have something to do with bison burgers. And cave moms everywhere telling kids to be careful with rocks.
This book go well with nonfiction books about woolly mammoths and other ice age beasts. Also survival guides that teach you how to make bow drills or use flint and steel. Review copy from publisher.