Dojo Daycare

Dojo Daycare

Book - 2014
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Six little ninjas arrive at Dojo daycare, ready to raise a ruckus.
Publisher: Toronto : Owlkids Books, c2014.
ISBN: 9781771470575
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill.


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Th3L1brar1an Jun 14, 2016

Want a super fun book to read aloud? Check out Dojo Daycare! This book is full of Ka-POWs and laughs. This one is a go-to if you need a book to read aloud to a classroom as well.

Jan 23, 2015

My 2.5 year old loved this book and we had to read it every night. The illustrations are so well done and comical (a little boy with his face in his noodle bowl). I loved what the Master always said "It's time for you to all reflect, on honor, kindness, and respect". Such great values for all of our little ones to learn. Great book, definitely a must read! Definitely a 5 star rating on this one.

ksoles Nov 24, 2014

Author-illustrator Chris Tougas has a background in film animation, a fact which quickly becomes apparent when flipping through "Dojo Daycare." Readers can easily imagine this simple but hilarious tale as a Saturday morning cartoon; subtle comic touches like ninja parents descending from the ceiling elevate the book's energy.

The book imagines all the chaos that could ensue at a daycare for ninjas. Tiny robed tots bust their way through each activity, eventually reducing their helpless Master to tears. One little ninja finally speaks up and restores order so by the time the parents arrive, the daycare is running smoothly. Despite its silliness, "Dojo Daycare" ultimately champions kindness, and respect over recklessness and violence.

Rollicking, rhyming text keeps the book moving energetically and bold exclamations pop off the page. Don’t be surprised when little readers incorporate "hi-ja" and "bye-ja" into their vocabularies!

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Jan 23, 2015

kcastro thinks this title is suitable for 2 years and over


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