By Valerie Harmon, Carol Stevens
Snake has a young stomach. while he sees Horse galloping through, he comes to a decision his answer is to develop into a horse. this concept sends him on a quest of trouble and a shocking new friendship as Horse teaches Snake how one can turn into like him. Snake accepts each problem and humorous mishaps ensue as he strives to arrive his objective. whereas many kid's books keep on with the subject matter "Be content material With Who You Are," the Wantstobe assortment specializes in how "Accomplishing not easy issues Is worthy It." utilizing creative metaphor, this booklet unearths the alterations that ensue while difficult hindrances are triumph over to arrive a aim. yet most youngsters don't believe concerning the metaphor, they only benefit from the tale, make up their very own very unlikely animals, and examine exertions and aim environment extra certainly. This booklet is the 1st within the Wantstobe sequence. even supposing every one publication is exclusive in its major personality, surroundings and hindrances, the trend of objective surroundings, overcoming difficulties via sheer grit, and magical finishing is paralleled in every one e-book. The illustrations are in brilliant brilliant colour no matter if depicting animals in a jungle, a woodland or a swamp. This e-book is enjoyable as a learn aloud to little ones a long time 2-7 and self learn for many youngsters a long time 7-10.
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Horse checked out his herd as they talked to one another. “Snake,” stated Horse, “we speak via neighing and snorting. might be when you neigh rather than hissing, then you’d develop into a horse. attempt it for every week! ” Snake started neighing immediately. He rolled up his tongue and acknowledged to the departing Horse, “Thaaaank you! ” It sounded type of neigh-like, yet his tongue acquired tied right into a knot! “It’s aaalright! ” he acknowledged to himself. “I have aaall week to praaactice. ” Snake practiced and practiced and practiced, however the different snakes couldn’t comprehend a notice he neighed. They laughed and laughed and laughed. He felt like quitting, yet his painful stomach stored him working towards all week. all over again, his paintings appeared for not anything. on the finish of the week, Snake was once nonetheless a snake. Snake discovered Horse and with a sore tongue he requested, “Pleasth Horsth, what am i able to do to develop into a horsth? ” Horse chewed thoughtfully and studied his herd. eventually Horse reduced his head and whispered to Snake, “We stroll and trot and gallop with our bellies off the floor. for those who elevate your abdominal and learn how to stroll, might be you’ll turn into a horse. try out it for every week! ” Horse galloped off to teach Snake what to do. Snake regarded down at his coiled physique. How may he stroll with no legs? keeping his head excessive and instantly he leaned front a part of his physique ahead, tripped on a rock and slammed right into a tree. jogging was once unlikely to be effortless. each hour of each day, Snake struggled to maneuver ahead with no slithering. He hobbled alongside by way of pulling his center off the floor into an arch and lifting his head and tail up excessive. Now basically elements of his physique touched the floor, in discomfort. eventually, at the final day... ... on the final hour... ... on the final minute... Ka-POOF!!! Snake felt himself turn into whatever greater than he was once ahead of. He turned a Snorse! He nonetheless hissed and his tail regarded an analogous, yet he felt satisfied! He had tough hooves, lengthy legs and a abdominal that by no means damage back! lifestyles as a Snorse had its ups and downs. yet Snorse had Horse to assist him via. (Turn to the tip for a glance at different books during this sequence) The Elephant Who desired to Be a Bee http://www. amazon. com/dp/B00BLDQEFA The Alligator Who desired to Be a puppy http://www. amazon. com/dp/B00C36RJCQ The Peacock Who desired to Be a Pig http://www. amazon. com/dp/B00D8G4L8A The Chipmunk Who desired to Be a undergo http://www. amazon. com/dp/B00DR1ATJG look forward to those new titles on our fb web page and blogs. just like the ebook? We’d enjoy a overview. http://www. amazon. com/dp/B00BEH0Q9S LIKE us on fb to be the 1st to profit of our new booklet releases: www. fb. com/WantedToBe web site: www. WantsToBe. com writer Valerie Harmon’s weblog: www. valerierichardsonharmon. blogspot. com Illustrator Carol Steven’s weblog: www. carolstevens. blogspot.