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The Up Down Day: Brian D. McClure Childrens Book Collection

4 Ratings: 3.5
A book by Brian D. McClure

Though the uplifting rhymes and profound messages of acceptance, respect and understanding, author Brian D. McClure educates and entertains children, parents and grandparents in his book The Up Down Day. Though a series of metaphors and the law of reversal, … see full wiki

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Author: Brian D. McClure
Publisher: Universal Flag Publishing
4 reviews about The Up Down Day: Brian D. McClure Childrens...
review by . April 05, 2010
It's obvious the story is trying to tell the reader something and teach about something important, but it doesn't get there. First, it's told in poetry form that feels forced in making words rhyme. The other reviews list excerpts of the rhyming, which should give you an idea of what to expect from the book.    Some lines perplex more than move the story forward. The product description says the story is about acceptance, respect and understanding. But it barely touches these …
review by . March 29, 2010
A little boy wakes up to find what was up is now down, where the sun should be is now the moon; everything is chaos in his bedroom.    My son really loved this story. When I asked him what he would rate it, he instantly replied "5 stars!" I asked him to tell me what he loved about the story and found that he and I liked the same things. The idea behind the story is great and the pictures that go along with the narrative are not only colorful, but a little bit silly and fun. It …
review by . March 09, 2010
McClure, Brian D. "The Up Down Day", Universal Flag, 2007.    Acceptance, Respect and Understanding    Amos Lassen    "The Up Down Day" looks like a children's book but it is so much more--it has a strong message about acceptance, respect and understanding and it is a book that all of us could stand to read several times. McClure uses metaphors and a series of reversals that take us on a journey of what life can be like when everything …
review by . March 07, 2010
What a wonderfully quirky mind this author, Brian D. McClure has, and what a wonderful ability the illustrator has been blessed with in order to interpret the author's thoughts and words. This is quite a team and I am truly impressed.    A young man tell his tale and begins:    The strangest thing happened  before I was a teen, and it's never  happened again, at least that I've  seen...just that time, and  for only one …
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