Good Thing You're Not an Octopus!
Julie Markes, Maggie Smith
(HarperCollins, Feb. 20, 2001)
It"s a good thing you're not anoctopus!If you were an octopus, you would have eight legs to put into your pants!Follow one little boy through his day as he playfully considers how mealtime, bath time, nap time, and many other activities would be different if he were a bird, a tiger, or any number of baby animals. At the end of the day he realizes that the best thing of all is to be himself!Julie Markes's first picture book is charmingly illustrated by Maggie Smith.