The clouds drift across the bright blue sky–all except one. Little Cloud trails behind. He is busy changing shapes to become a fluffy sheep, a zooming airplane, and even a clown with a funny hat. Eric Carle‘s trademark collages will make every reader want to run outside and discover their very own little cloud.
The Little Cloud is a very interesting story that helps children develop their imaginations, and perception of things they may see closer or farther. Young children may learn how a little cloud could get bigger and bigger, and becomes a giant cloud with the other to make rainfall. Through this book, school-age children may experience the speed, and the movement little cloud can do. This story emphasizes uniqueness and togetherness: whether you’re small or big, you have your part in the society; moreover, togetherness gives more strength to make big things happen. Through this story, young children should develop self-esteem and teamwork.