Evan wants to be lonely. When you have three sisters, two brothers and Mom and Dad all sharing a two room apartment, the space you call home gets filled really fast. Evan is determined to find his own space but has difficulty figuring out how to make that happen in two rooms shared by a family of 8. He wisely shares his dilemma with Mom who recommends each family member choose a corner out of the eight corners available in their apartment. Once Evan finds the corner he prefers he sets out on a field trip around his neighborhood to find what he needs for his special space. Evan discovers in the process that a little creativity, effort and determination can go a long way in achieving your goal. Furthermore, he realizes the joy of helping his brother find his own special corner too.
Evan’s Corner by Elizabeth Starr Hill with Pictures by Sandra Speidel is a special experience.
I offer this marvelous book as an opportunity to bring some light, energy and joy to families who have been forced to shelter in place now for weeks at a time with no apparent end in sight. COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. Adults with children have a particular challenge with keeping chaos down and spirits high… (Click HERE to read more)