I love love this book. It's such a great and imaginative take on the difficulty of making friends. My son pulls this out and asks me to read it to him all the time. He's six and thinks the food is hilarious. I think the desire for friends and the difficulty that comes with meeting new ones really resonates with him. It's the perfect back-to-school book when kids are meeting new friends and reuniting with old ones. It can be tricky to navigate for little kids. Persistence and a positive attitude pay off in the end.