By: Sherrill S. Cannon Illustrated by: Kalpart Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co Publication Date: December 17, 2021 ISBN: 978-1-68235-583-1 Reviewed by: Katie Specht Review Date: August 19, 2022
From award-winning author Sherrill S. Cannon comes her third coloring book entitled My Little Angel Coloring Book, which is the accompaniment to her picture book of the same name. My Little Angel Coloring Book follows the daily activities of a girl who has a guardian angel named Angela, as she encounters various situations that necessitate decision-making throughout the day. The little girl makes these decisions with the help of her guardian angel, who is always by her side.
Throughout the story, Angela stays close to the little girl, keeping her safe as she walks to school, reminding her to say “please” and “thank you,” and to be kind to others. Angela also teaches the little girl important lessons such as sharing with others, paying attention at school, always wearing her seatbelt, and not wandering away from her mother when in a public place.
My Little Angel Coloring Book is written in rhyme, which is always a favorite among young readers. Not only is it a fun coloring book, but it is also a storybook, which is unique in itself. Kids can enjoy reading the cute rhyming story and once they are finished, they have a project they can complete with the coloring book activity.
This newest title from author Sherrill S. Cannon is an adorable accompaniment to her picture book, My Little Angel, that allows young readers to create their own colorful version of the story. The story itself is a positive one for kids, emphasizing social values and valuable lessons such as crossing the street safely, being kind to others, staying close to family when in a public place, saying your prayers, paying attention at school, and sharing with others.
Quill says: With My Little Angel Coloring Book, Cannon has certainly achieved another literary success. Parents and teachers will appreciate the emphasis on positive morals throughout the story, while young readers will love the rhyming story and the opportunity to add their own creative flair to the book.