Dan For Dinner
Children will love the rhymes in Dan for Dinner: Dan for dinner. Dan for lunch. Dan for breakfast and maybe for brunch. The lions are hungry. The king’s court is jealous. And Daniel is caught in the middle of ambitious men who want his title as second in command over all of Babylon. So, they plot and plan to take him down and make him a lion’s lunch. The artwork gives this relevant story a realism worthy of Pixar and the rhymes capture the drama in a way both old and young can understand. Part humor and part tragic drama, Dan for Dinner ends with twist, the king’s men suffer that fate they had planned for Daniel. The powerful ending will leave children wanting to know more of the story and give parents a chance to share real world consequences of human jealousy and acting on those emotions.