First Name: August
Age: 6
Book Title: The Umbrella Queen
Author: Shirin Yim Bridges
Fiction Genres: Realistic Fiction
Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The setting is in Thailand. All the people on the mountain are getting ready for something special. They’re getting ready for New Year’s Day.
List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.: Noot is a girl. She paints a lot. I am making a guess that she is five. The king likes flowers and butterflies. He comes to the town because the people offered for him to come. He inspects all the umbrellas and pays attention to a lot of things.
If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about it. Otherwise, write three sentences about your favorite part of the book.: The problem is that Noot can’t paint elephants. She can’t paint elephants because her mom won’t let her. Her mom won’t let her paint elephants because there’s a stinky rule that says only flowers and butterflies. They sell the umbrellas to get money.
If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about how the problem was solved. If there was not problem, write three sentences about what you would have liked to have seen in the book that the author did not include.: Noot figures out to paint tiny umbrellas with elephants on them. Then the king sees the umbrellas, and he likes them. He likes them because she paints them from her heart.
How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.: I felt excited because it was a good story. I wanted to read it again right away. I would want to paint a rainbow umbrella.
Star Rating: 5
Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.: I gave the book five stars because it had elephants in it. The elephants are blue, and that’s my favorite color. I think it was a creative story.
Book Report: The Umbrella Queen, by Shirin Yim Bridges