The common thread of Are You Ready to Play Outside? is friendship.
Despite the weather, the pig and elephant find ways to enjoy each other’s company and companionship. This story can illustrate the joys of friendship for young readers.
The story line is simplistic and the illustrations are bold and distinct. Therefore, this book should be appealing for early readers.
The personification of animals entices younger readers into finding the silliness and fun that can be had by the characters.
In addition, young readers can also relate to the characters by their relationship with their friends.