Young readers will fall in love all over again with Dennis Lee’s light-hearted verse, which embraces universal childhood experiences of every flavour, from digging holes to foreign lands to searching for the perfect pet. David McPhail’s gorgeous watercolour paintings capture Lee’s subtle celebration of ulticulturalism and offer a colourful feast for the eye.
Oh, the kids around the block are like an
Ice cream store,
’Cause there’s chocolate and vanilla,
And there’s maple and there’s more…