My Big Lie

Author: Bill Cosby

Illustrator: Varnette P. Honeywood

Publisher: Scholastic

Publication Date: 1999

Genre: Multi-Cultural

Audience: Gr. Pre-K-2

Overview: Instead of going outside to play with his friends, Little Bill has to stay in for his parents’ party. But when he comes home late for dinner his parents are very upset with him. Will he tell them the truth about why he’s late or will he have to tell a fib? This book is full of colorful illustrations and captures the mind of the reader.

Activity: Have an interactive discussion with the students about why telling a fib is a bad thing and why it’s important to tell the truth.

Reviewer’s Name: Alex Corbutt