“Elf Pets: An Arctic Fox Tradition” by Chanda Bell

Elf Pets: An Arctic Fox TraditionChanda A. BellCCA and B LLC (2018)ASIN B07P6M8XR1Reviewed by Alyvia (11), Eliana (9), Sarina (5) and Evan (4) for Reader Views Kids (12/19) I want to say first how much we love the Arctic Fox. She (we named her Luna) is so soft and beautiful, and the glow-in-the dark snow [...]

“Cuddled and Carried” by Dia L. Michels

Cuddled and CarriedDia L. MichelsPlatypus Media, LLC (2018)ISBN 9781930775985Reviewed by Lydia D (age 5) for Reader Views Kids (12/19) “Cuddled and Carried” by Dia L. Michels is a book about different kinds of animal moms, and the nice things they do for their babies. There are lots of different kinds of animals in this book, [...]

Interview: Deedee Cummings Author of “In the Nick of Time”

In the Nick of TimeDeedee CummingsMake A Way Media, LLC (2019)ISBN 9781951218201Reviewed by Eve Panzer for the Barefoot Librarian and Reader Views Kids (11/2019) As a therapist, attorney, author, and CEO of Make A Way Media, Deedee Cummings is passionate about passing down the life lessons that were instilled in her mother, Andrea Mast Pecchioni, [...]

“Perhaps You Were Born for Just Such a Time as This” by Carolyn Hayes

Perhaps You Were Born for Just Such a Time as ThisCarolyn HayesOutskirts Press (2019)ISBN 9781977211477Reviewed by Maddie F. (age 12) for Reader Views Kids (12/19) “Perhaps You Were Born for Just Such a Time as This” by Carolyn Hayes is about a group of kids from Frances Scott Key High School and how they solve [...]

“Ivan the Giant” by Philip A Creurer

IVAN THE GIANTPhilip A CreurerTellwell Talent (2019)ISBN 9780228813972Reviewed by Alyvia (age 11) for Reader Views Kids (12/19) It is hard to find a good kids mystery book, that is why I am glad I found this book. “Ivan the Giant,” by Philip A Creurer is a great mystery for kids who like old shops, ruthless [...]

“Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese” by Regan W.H. Macaulay

Beverlee Beaz the Brown BurmeseRegan W.H. MacaulayMirror World Publishing (2019)ISBN: 9781987976526Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 5) for Reader Views Kids (11/19) “Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese” by Regan W.H. Macaulay is about a cat named Beverlee Beaz who has an active imagination. Beverlee gets out of the house and starts walking. She sees the trees [...]

“Over on a Desert Somewhere in the World” by Marianne Berkes

Over on a Desert Somewhere in the World Marianne Berkes Dawn Publications (2018) ISBN 9781584696308 Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 6) for Reader Views Kids (11/19) “Over on a Desert Somewhere in the World” by Marianne Berkes is a spin on the children’s song “Over in the Meadow,” but this story teaches of different desert [...]

“The Draco Twins Turn Bullies into Buddies” by Carole Basile

The Draco Twins Turn Bullies into BuddiesCarol BasileDragon Gate Media (2019)ISBN 9781732435971Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 6) for Reader Views Kids (11/19) “The Draco Twins Turn Bullies into Buddies” by Carole Basile is a continuation of the series with the Draco Twins, brother and sister dragon twins. Dusty and Daisy are getting ready for dragon [...]

“The Christmas House” by Laura St. John

The Christmas HouseLaura St. JohnSky Sun Publishing (2018)ISBN 9780578202471Reviewed by Lydia Dehning for Reader Views Kids (11/19) In “The Christmas House” by Laura St. John, we start off learning about a man and his wife who are going to have a baby. The couple tries to get the attention of two other people walking their [...]

“Huff…Puff…Grind! The Three Little Pigs Get Smart” by Lois Wickstrom

Huff…Puff…Grind! The Three Little Pigs Get SmartLois WickstromLook Under Rocks (2019)ISBN 9780916176419Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 6) for Reader Views Kids (11/19) “Huff…Puff…Grind! The Three Little Pigs Get Smart” by Lois Wickstrom is the story of The Three Little Pigs, but some things have been changed. When the story begins, the three little pigs have [...]

“Don’t Judge a Bug by Its Cover” by Laura St. John

Don’t Judge a Bug by Its CoverLaura St. JohnSky Sun Publishing (2018)ISBN 9780578200880Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 6) for Reader Views Kids (11/19) In “Don’t Judge a Bug by Its Cover” by Laura St. John, Ladybug Lace is lonely and wants a friend or someone to be with. Lace flies all around, but always by [...]

“Stop Reading This Book!” by Caroline Fernandez

Stop Reading This Book!Caroline FernandezCommon Deer Press (2019)ISBN 9781988761411Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 6) for Reader Views Kids (11/19) “Stop Reading This Book!” by Caroline Fernandez is an interactive children’s story, told from the book itself. When I started reading this book, the book immediately tried to stop me from reading anymore. The book was [...]