A Boy and His Mirror by Marchant Davis | Evaluate


We first see Chris skateboarding previous his elementary faculty, his lengthy, curly hair blowing within the wind. He is received a giant smile on his face.

However teasing can crumble shallowness even in a powerful little one. The children at college chuckle, stare, and name Chris’ hair “girly”. He will get some reassurance from his mom however, nonetheless not sure, decides to take a look at the mirror:

“After which, proper there, a lady appeared.
It was form of wild and just a little bizarre!”

This girl, an African queen model of a fairy godmother, explains that in a faraway land, he’d look identical to a king — and he even sees himself within the mirror in royal robes and a crown. When Chris asks who the girl is, she tells him that the true query is “Who’re you?”

Written in rhyming couplets, the story continues to discover Chris’ id disaster, as he transforms from having an unconsidered self-assurance to an virtually haughty confidence to real shallowness. He comes to acknowledge that his hair is superb — and so is the hair of his schoolmates.

Marchánt Davis is an actor, author, and producer; A Boy and His Mirror is his image e book debut. Keturah A. Bobo illustrated the #1 New York Instances bestseller I Am Sufficient by Grace Byers and excels at creating photographs that convey respect, kindness, and appreciation for variety to three-to-seven-year-old readers.


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