I Have A Balloon

I Have A Balloon

Title:I Have A Balloon
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781481472500
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:34 pages

Monkey desperately wants Owl's balloon and tries everything to get what he wants—this is not a book about sharing....


    I Have A Balloon Reviews

  • Chana Stiefel

    Spoiler Alert: This is NOT a book about sharing. That tongue-in-cheek warning in the jacket copy will keep you flipping the pages as we follow the saga of Owl, who has a big, red, shiny balloon, and M...

  • Jessica ?

    This book is like Nutella for me. Everyone loves it except me and I feel like a huge weirdo for not being in love with it.I found it repetitive and boring and hard to read. My son and I both got bored...

  • Abigail

    Monkey longs for Owl's red balloon, but his strigine companion has no interest in trading, no matter how many things he offers in exchange. Eventually he comes up with a sock, a very special sock with...

  • Melki

    Owl has a big, shiny, red balloon, and Monkey wants it. He's willing to trade for it, and has a lot of suggestions, all of which Owl rejects . . . until . . . Very funny, very colorful, and BAM! - a s...

  • Emma (Miss Print)

    This might be my new go-to storytime title. A great book about sharing--and not. The text is fun to read aloud and Magoon's illustrations are bold and bright. Also sure to inspire some fun discussions...

  • Tracy

    Thanks to the Kid Lit Exchange for the review copy of this books. As always, all opinions are my own.Owl has a red balloon. Monkey wants it. Only one goofball animal can win. The book summary reads, "...

  • Darinda

    Owl has a balloon, and Monkey wants it. Monkeys tried to get Owl to trade, but Owl isn't interested in anything Monkey offers for trade. A cute and funny book about not sharing. Loved the ending....

  • Mona

    The story is pretty pretty pretty good :) including the surprise ending....

  • Teresa

    “I Have a Balloon” has a tone reminiscent of P.D. Eastman’s classic “Are You My Mother” but is more irreverent with modern day humor sensibilities. Scott Magoon’s loose, expressive illustr...

  • Katey Howes

    Owl has a shiny red balloon. Monkey never knew just how much he wanted a shiny red balloon. He is willing to trade just about anything for that balloon. Except maybe a sock. Parents will recognize som...