In this sweet story, we meet Boo, who is quite hard to spot at first. Being the happy soul that he is, Boo doesn’t take the narrator’s initial mistake to heart. Although he is a happy ghost, Boo is shy. Boo is new. And being new can be scary. The characters from Ben Clanton’s Rex Wrecks It!—Gizmo, Sprinkles, Wild and Rex—are playing bounce-ball outside. Boo has trouble fitting in. The ball floats right through him. He can’t play pick-up twigs or tag, and this makes Boo rather blue—rather transparent. “Would anyone even care if Boo just disappeared?” Sadly, our own children may experience the same anxiety Boo does. Boo Who? reassures that we all have a gift, a talent, and it teaches us to look out for the new kid, the shy kid, and that it’s best when we’re all having fun together. Including others and being kind is an important message for all ages deserving of the repetition we see in children’s literature. Boo Who? @benclantoon
Side note: We’ve got a #giveaway
running at the moment. Details in our Dragons Love Tacos 2 post.