This Is Clare -- a fun new rhyming picture book


Disclosure: I am working with The Children Book Review and Lindy Nelson and will receive a small stipend for this review. I was sent a digital copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

Today I get to share with you a fun new rhyming picture book. It features a sweet dog named Clare who lives in China. The book is written for people learning English but also works well to share a bit of the culture of China with English speaking people! It is This Is Clare by Lindy Nelson and illustrated by Ingrid Lefebvre. 

From the Publisher:

This Is Clare

Written by Lindy Nelson and illustrated by Ingrid Lefebvre

Ages 4+ | 38 Pages

Publisher: Mascot Kids | ISBN-13: 978-1643073606

Publisher’s Synopsis: Come follow a lady and her hound.
New adventures with new friends will abound.
Learn some English and verse with Lindy and Clare.
We’re in China; we hope to see you there!

About the Author:

Lindy Nelson is an American who has spent most of her adult life teaching English in China after graduating from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She enjoys arts and crafts, funny memes, eating candy, and of course, spending time with her greyhound, Clarence.

From Me:

This book is about the sweet dog named Clare. Clare is introduced throughout the book doing different things that always rhyme with her name. This book is written for people who are learning English and the words and pictures are fun. Lindy Nelson lives in China and the pictures in the book also show this. When Clare is staring at her owner eating with despair, the owner is eating with chopsticks. Throughout the book there are pieces of the Chinese culture especially in the illustrations. For those who already know English may enjoy the look at the Chinese culture and discuss it with the younger kids! This book is so cute and fun. I hope you will check it out!


Enter for a chance to win a copy of This Is Clare, along with a virtual Questions and Answers session with the author!

One (1) grand prize winner receives:
  • A copy of This Is Clare
  • A virtual Questions and Answers session with the author via Skype
Nine (9) winners receive:
  • A copy of This Is Clare

The giveaway ends December 2, 2021, at 11:59 P.M. MT.

This Is Clare Giveaway