Clip-Clop, Tippity-Tap: French Vocabulary on the Farm By Kim Chatel

Clip-Clop, Tippity-Tap: French Vocabulary on the Farm Kim Chatel Guardian Angel Publishing (2011) ISBN 9781616331368 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6.5) for Reader Views (3/11) In “Clip-Clop, Tippity-Tap” all of the animals on the farm have different jobs that they have to do every day.  There is a little horse and his name is Mini-Moi.  [...]

Children of God Storybook Bible By Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Children of God Storybook Bible Archbishop Desmond Tutu Zonderkidz (2010) ISBN 9780310719120 Reviewed by Sophia McElroy (age 8) for Reader Views (2/11) I thought this book was very good to read. This book made me feel great; it reminded me of God’s love! It had lots of stories I have never read. Even the stories [...]

Butterflies By Seymour Simon

Butterflies Seymour Simon HarperCollins (2011) ISBN 9780061914935 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6.5) for Reader Views (7/11) This book tells a lot of things about butterflies.  I had a monarch once and had already read a lot about butterflies but I learned some new things in this book.  It talks about moths too. I liked [...]

Buster Tells It All (Stories from Pony Creek Ranch) By Carolyn Berry

Buster Tells It All (Stories from Pony Creek Ranch) Carolyn Berry Brown Books Publishing Group (2011) ISBN 9781612540115 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 7) and Nana for Reader Views (11/11) On the Pony Creek Ranch there are many animals that came from around the world and are watched by Buster, the head dog. Many of [...]

Bluebonnet of the Hill Country: Listener’s Digest for Kids! (CD) By Mary Brooke Casad

Bluebonnet of the Hill Country: Listener’s Digest for Kids! (CD) Mary Brooke Casad Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589809703 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6) and Mom for Reader Views (2/11) Cayden’s comments: “This is a CD that has three different stories on it about an armadillo name Bluebonnet.  I didn’t know what it was going [...]

Batman Classic: Batman and the Toxic Terror By Jodi Huelin

Batman Classic: Batman and the Toxic Terror Jodi Huelin HarperFestival (2011) ISBN 9780061885303 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6.5) for Reader Views (5/11) This book is called “Batman Classic: Batman and the Toxic Terror.”  It was all of the people that are in it in the front of the book.  This one has Batman, Alfred [...]

Bad Bananas: A Story Cookbook By Karl Beckstrand

Bad Bananas: A Story Cookbook Karl Beckstrand Premio Publishing (2010) ISBN 9780977606511 Reviewed by Marten Weldon (age 6) for Reader Views (4/11) “Bad Bananas: A Story Cookbook” by Karl Beckstrand is a silly book about bananas getting old and brown and what you can do with them then.  The book has seven recipes for things [...]

A Walk in the Rainforest By Kristin Joy Pratt

A Walk in the Rainforest Kristin Joy Pratt Dawn Publications (1992) ISBN 9781878265999 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 7) and Nana for Reader Views (7/11) Written by a fifteen-year-old, this is the story about animals and plants that live in a rainforest. The pictures are amazing.  The ant, who is the main character, describes what [...]

Aunt Tami’s Strawberry Farm By Terri Ward with Tom Ward

Aunt Tami’s Strawberry Farm Terri Ward with Tom Ward Eloquent Books (2010) ISBN 9781606939352 Reviewed by Cayden (age 6.5) and Max (age 4.5) Aures and Mom for Reader Views (4/11) Cayden’s comments: “In ‘Aunt Tami’s Strawberry Farm’ Valerie and Johnny’s mom takes them to their aunt’s strawberry farm.  I wish one of our aunts had [...]

Around One Log: Chipmunks, Spiders, and Creepy Insiders By Anthony D. Fredericks

Around One Log: Chipmunks, Spiders, and Creepy Insiders Anthony D. Fredericks Dawn Publications (2011) ISBN 9781584691389 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 6) and Nana for Reader Views (3/11) This is a very cute, rhyming story about what lives under logs or trees that have fallen down. The story begins with telling how big trees fall [...]

A Reel Cool Summer By Martha Rodriguez

A Reel Cool Summer Martha Rodriguez Read to Me Publishing (2011) ISBN 9780615490984 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 7) for Reader Views (9/11) This book is called “A Reel Cool Summer.”  It is spelled “reel” and not “real” because they are talking about a movie that they make.  There was a contest at the library [...]

Arctic Giants By Neil Christopher

Arctic Giants Neil Christopher Inhabit Media (2011) ISBN 9781926569093 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 7) and Nana for Reader Views (11/11) The author has done a lot of research on myths and legends from Canada. “Arctic Giants” describes some of the legends. The cover of the book is colorful, but the pictures inside are black [...]