Reading/Interest Level: Preschool
Author: Steve Antony
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Mr. Panda is making a surprise. His friends are very curious about what the surprise is, but waiting is boring and hard. Only Penguin stays to find out. His patience is rewarded with a GIANT doughnut!
This is a great book about manners. It teaches readers that it is easy to be impatient, but good things come to those who wait! The illustrations in the book are very expressive and the black and white animals contrast nicely with the colorful sprinkles of the surprise doughnut. It would be a great companion to doctor appointments or other waiting rooms, especially if there's the promise of a treat afterwards for being patient.