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Author: Annable, Graham
Publisher: First Second
Year Published: 2018
ISBN: 9781626725614
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Peter & Ernest: a tale of Two Sloths

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Peter and Ernest are Sloths.
Peter and Ernest are Friends.
But Peter and Ernest are Nothing Alike.
This graphic novel follows the adventures of two sloths, Peter and Ernest, in their enduring friendship in spite of their differences in attitudes and actions.  The story is gentle, funny look at friendship as Peter sets out to see the world, while Ernest is fearful of what is outside their tree.  When Ernest goes to find his friend, readers follow the two sloths as they go in separate adventures until their unite again.  Along the way, each sloth learns to appreciate the greater world, as they encounter other animals and environments.
The simple illustrations and simple text allow K-3 students to enjoy this graphic novel, which has a sophisticated double storyline.  It is the first in an anticipated series about these two friends.  Ideal for talking with young children about friendships and how they help us grow for Character Education: Friendships & Courage

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