Playdates are part of childhood. There’s always great excitement at going over to a friend’s house or having a friend visit. But things don’t always go as planned. What happens when friends disagree or a friend is reckless or friends get upset? Well, Ginger Green is here to guide readers through playdate situations in a series of gentle and light-hearted reads.
Today Ginger Green is brimming with excitement as she is heading over to Meagan’s house for a playdate. Ginger is looking forward to playing games and watching TV but when she arrives at Meagan’s she finds a house that is neat and super clean and there are no games or TV’s in sight. That’s ok though as Ginger Green has lots of ideas for things to do. But what happens when Meagan doesn’t want to do any of them? Can Ginger Green, Playdate Queen come up with a solution to the playdate problem…
A sweet and heart-warming story all about friendship and being kind. Ginger Green expertly navigates a playdate situation that will be completely relatable to young readers. It is not that Meagan doesn’t want to play, she just doesn’t really know how to. Luckily, she has a friend in Ginger Green who deals with things in a sensitive and understanding manner and reacts in a way that is wholly accurate.
With large font and delightful illustrations in shades of purple, Ginger Green provides lots of opportunities for discussions around friendship and how to deal with life’s little playdate challenges.
Recommended for 5+.