Reading/Interest Level: Preschool, Primary
Author: David Miles
In this quick-paced tale, the reader follows the activities of donuts in a donut shop after the shop has closed. There are many characters, each a donut shop favorite. From iced donuts to glazed, powdered to sprinkled, they all enjoy their time out of the display case. There has been a robbery of golden sprinkles and the robber must be caught. The cops, in their donut car, chase down the burglar and retrieve the sprinkles. In the end, they realize that when the store opens they will all be eaten and they come together to create an escape plan.
David Miles has created a unique, entertaining story about donuts. There are puns on every page, which may go over a child's head but can be enjoyed by an adult. The story is clever and has a rhyming scheme, making the story flow smoothly and quickly. The illustrations are created by using real images of donuts and adding cartoon faces, which is a visually appealing format. The overall appearance of the book is bright and cheery. Overall, this book is an enjoyable read that children and adults will love.