November 14, 2011
Book Review: Slippery Willie's Stupid, Ugly Shoes
by Pamela Rote
I was able to read this with my children-and we enjoyed it very much.
Willie Wiggles hates his slippery feet. He just slips, slides and spins all over the place. But what he hates even more are the special shoes that have been made for him that will help him to walk just like all the other kids. Willie thinks that they are the "stupidest, ugliest shoes in the whole world, but then he learns a great lesson that although you may be different some times things aren't as bad as you think they may be. Willie learned a valuable lesson and I really think the author Larry Peterson did a wonderful job with this story. It will be a treasured story because it is funny and is a great message for
Larry Peterson was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. As a freelancer, he has written many newspaper columns for local publications. "Slippery Willie's Stupid, Ugly Shoes" is his first children's book. Peterson has lived in Pinellas Park, Florida for the past 28 years.