I saw this book yesterday at the library and just had to take it with me. I was so curious about this Gecko’s plans! I am glad I did because I really enjoyed this picture book.
In this book we meet a Gecko who lives a happy live in a tiny village. She has a wonderful live in a beautiful cave and to add to that wonderful life… she also has 3 little eggs waiting to hatch. And while the village is mostly quiet and fun… there is always danger lurking. Either just as small as she is or way bigger. I admired her bravery. Instead of being scared and hiding, she stood her ground and made up a wonderful threat. If they (the baddies who I really didn’t like) come close there will be the wrath of x geckos to fear! I had such a laugh at those pages with all those geckos, I can imagine that most animals would just be like, well, nope, thank you, bye. I was curious if she would manage to startle them all until the babies hatched. So I both anxiously and excitedly flipped the pages to see what would happen next.
And OH NO, something happened, but the Gecko thought of yet another brave plan and I was just applauding and cheering! Go mom! Go mommy gecko!
The ending was just the sweetest and a perfect way to end this wonderful and brave book.
The illustrations were perfection. The style was just so cute and as I said I loved those pages filled with gecko’s, so much chaos and such fun expressions.
All in all, I would recommend this fun picture book to all. A book about bravery, about parenting, about protecting those you love.