La La La by Kate DiCamillo

Title: La La La
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Illustrator: Jaime Kim
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd (2017)
ISBN: 9781406378009

La La La by Kate DiCamillo is a wordless picture book that highlights loneliness, perseverance and friendship.

A young girl sings with the hope of finding a new friend. We see her preserve through a range of emotions as the seasons change. She ventures further afield and climbs to the moon but still, there is no response. 

One night the despondent girl falls asleep only to the woken by the beautiful sound the moon returning her song. The delighted girl has found friendship and joy through her perseverance and courage.

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Candlewick Press: Using Wordless Picture Books in the Classroom including La by Kate DiCamillo
Kids’ Book Review: Guest Post: Kate DiCamillo
Centre for Literacy in Primary Education: Wordless Picture Books
Reading Rockets: Sharing Wordless Picture Books
Scholastic: Why Wordless Picture Books Work
School Library Journal: Wordless Picture Books
Kate DiCamillo Official Website
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