About the Book and Author
This is fun story about emotions, written in rhyming verse by Michelle Robinson with bright and bold illustrations by Tom Knight.
Kevin the cucumber is so cool. Whenever anyone gets hot and bothered, Kevin is always there to cool them down. He even has his own super cool cucumber song:
“I’m super cool Kevin and this is my song!
Make like a cucumber, you can’t go wrong.
You wanna be cool? Then repeat after me:
I am a cucumber, cool as can be!”
But when Kevin starts to feel like his friends are leaving him out, something happens that has never happened before: He loses his cool!
Also available from Scholastic by the same author and illustrator are: The day the Banana Went Bad and When Jelly Had a Wobble
Such a fun book!
Ila loved this book, she was immediately drawn in by the fun, bright illustrations on the first page. Some of which really made her laugh, “Leaky leeks, look he’s done a wee!”, “Zombie spuds, they actually look funny not scary!”
She loved the story so much each time we finished she would shout “Can we read it again?!”
And Kevin the Cucumber’s ditty was brilliant, utterly contagious, we all found ourselves singing it around the house for days afterwards!
Such a fun book!
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- Name: Ila
- Age: 3 years
- Likes: monsters, dragons and tortoises
- Dislikes: prawns and pirates stealing treasure!
- Favourite book: There's a Monster in Your Book by Tom Fletcher
- Favourite Film: Ballerina
- Favourite Song: Rascal Flatts - Life is a Highway (from Cars)