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Little Echo

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Little Echo wants to talk, wants to go on adventures, and wants to be included, but she's too shy to do anything but echo.   Finding her own words will be hard, but it could be worth being brave for.

This is a nice story about coming into yourself and being resilient.   The friendship that develops between Little Echo and Max is very sweet and a great example for kids.   This is also full of wonderfully expressive language to help build vocabularies and storytelling skills.   The art is lively and detailed and complements the story nicely.  This would be a good circle time read for pre-K and early elementary.

Many thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for the opportunity to read and review!
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A beautiful tale with absolutely incredible, brilliant artwork to match, this one tells the story of Little Echo, a shy little thing that lives alone in a cave, despite her loneliness. This precious tale is all about finding your own voice and making friendships, and will have you smiling from ear to ear as you watch Little Echo embark on a new friendship, get out of her comfort zone, and find her own voice.
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Little Echo lives in a cave. She sees other animals living around her, but she can't speak to them because she is very shy. Instead, she echoes them back at them. One day, Max comes looking for treasure, and Echo decides to help. When danger arises, Echo finds her confidence and her voice, saving Max. Together, they then have adventures together.

Interesting way to show little kids how echoes work. And a good way to talk about gaining confidence and making friends. The illustrations were interesting (the cross section of the caves was my favourite!)

Thank you to Netgalley and to Penguin Random House Canada for this ARC in exchange for my review.
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A delightful, colorful experience, filled with charming illustrations and written in simple text. Lovely book for young readers!
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The colors are brilliant! I love the idea here especially being I am an introvert and I have a shy kiddo. What a super message about friendship being the true treasure!
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Poor, shy, Little Echo yearns to be brave and finds a way overcome her shyness in this story. Possible a good story for a little shy child?! I liked the story and the illustrations were wonderful: loved the map. I think this story would be good for a story hour, too.
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This is a sweet little picture book about finding your own voice.  As you might see from the cover, this book was absolutely gorgeous.  It would make a great read-aloud for young readers.
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This was seriously beautiful and amazing. The illustrations are gorgeous. My kids would not stop saying how "cute" Echo is and I love the different situations that she is shown in and how the artwork portrays her feelings. This is a great story of friendship, trust, bravery and creativity. 

I feel this story is great for various ages of children, from those who can read and those who cannot. The pictures are very detailed and are able to tell the story even without the text but the story its self is written in a fun way too! Kids need books like this to bolster their self esteem and see examples of characters overcoming fears, trying new things and going on adventures. 

I loved this book and really think it would make a cute gift! :)
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I liked this book very much. Little Echo is so cute, those big yellow ears, eek! I love the friendship that forms between them and how they found the true treasure, friendship.
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I was initially drawn to this based on the cover art. The lesson of bravery and finding your own voice was cute, and the personification of Little Echo was well done. However, I felt the illustrations were a little too spooky. It kind of felt like a fever dream of sorts by the end of it! This is  definitely a bit advanced for my 2 year old, but would be great for kids that are a bit older or extra brave. :)

Thank you to NetGalley for providing an ARC in exchange for an honest review.
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Once again I was drawn to a book because of its cover and I have no regrets! I loved the colors and the illustrations of this book, so I knew I had to request it. I didn't go in expecting very much, but I came out loving the book for the way echoes were personified. I absolutely love when nonliving things are made real and given personalities. I can only imagine how fun this book would be to read from a child's perspective. Highly recommended as a fun bedtime story or as a way to introduce children to personification.
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This beautifully written and illustrated book serves the dual purpose of explaining echos and dealing with being shy. It will make a great bedtime story. Highly recommended!
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I enjoyed this story. The art and colours are beautiful. My kids enjoyed copying the echo sounds and the story as a whole. They were looking for the gold along with the characters and we’re happy to find it.
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It was okay. It didn't keep my attention, but I enjoyed the illustrations. The story wasn't terrible but it wasn't very exciting. It was a different concept though.
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Love the message between the pages - how do you find your own voice?
My son (7) found it easy to make the connections (which is always a plus) while enjoying the story as we went through it.
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This is a picture book about having the courage to speak your own voice. The premise is the personification of an echo into what resembles a rabbit who lives in a cave and only echos what the other cave dwellers say. One day a boy enters the cave looking for a treasure  and in the process finds himself in some danger. The echo is afraid but finds the courage to speak up and save the boy. They in turn become friends and each finds their own voice through the process. The illustrations are a little dark and abstract as the setting is a cave. This book could be used to teach children how to have the courage to speak up and make friends.
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A sweet book with a great message for kids. I read this with my 7 year old and 4 year old and they requested it at bedtime every night for a week! Definitely a hit for them. The artwork is beautiful and makes the story even better.
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I received an arc of this title from NetGalley for an honest review.  A tiny creature called an echo, meets a young boy and wants to be friends.
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This was adorable! I absolutely loved the art style and colour pallet of the book. Echo was such a sweet and caring character. This book explores the value and importance of using your voice and also listening and being a good and supportive friend. So cute!!
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I was given an early copy in exchange for an honest review..  This book was so cute.  Max and the little echo take off in the cave on a treasure hunt.By the way, have you ever seen an echoto know what one looks like.The little echo is very shy to use her own voice.   Max and echo are having trouble finding the treasure echo is worried they won’t find their way and discovers Max has the map upside down.  echo finds her small voice to tell him to try a different spot that she saw that was softer..  They found the treasure.and began to really talk and stop to listen to each other.and discovered it was nice to learn so much about each other.  What a positive book for children to read.yes I would highly recommend.  The book is very well illustrated to help tell the story..  Thanks to #NetGalley for the opportunity to do an early review.
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