Tropical Rainforests By Seymour Simon

Tropical Rainforests Seymour Simon HarperCollins (2010) ISBN 9780061142536 Reviewed by Grayce Richardson (age 6) for Reader Views (08/10) Grayce: “This book is about animals of the rainforests, vines, trees and plants. It talked about the wetness. There are four neighborhoods in a rainforest. We can put signs up on trees if we go to a [...]

Transformers: Satellite Meltdown (Hunt for the Decepticons) By Lucy Rosen

Transformers: Satellite Meltdown (Hunt for the Decepticons) Lucy Rosen HarperFestival (2010) ISBN 9780061991790 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6) and Mom for Reader Views (08/10) Cayden: “This book is about a bad guy named Soundwave.  He is a Decepticon robot.  He didn’t like how Optimus Prime, my favorite Transformer, worked with humans so he sent [...]

Transformers: Ratchet to the Rescue (Hunt for the Decepticons) By Jennifer Frantz

Transformers: Ratchet to the Rescue (Hunt for the Decepticons) Jennifer Frantz HarperCollins (2010) ISBN 9780061991738 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6) and Mom for Reader Views (08/10) Cayden: “This book is about Ratchet.  He is a cool yellow Transformer who changes from an emergency vehicle into an autobot.  He has to go and save his [...]

Thumbelina By Sylvia Long

Thumbelina Illustrated by Sylvia Long Chronicle Books (2010) ISBN 9780811855228 Reviewed by Grayce Richardson (age 6) for Reader Views (05/10) Grayce:  “Thumbelina didn’t want to marry the animals, but at the end she found the prince. I loved when the fish found her to help save her and when Thumbelina cared for the swallow and [...]

The Yellow Hummer By Ivet Graham-Morgan

The Yellow Hummer Ivet Graham-Morgan Outskirts Press (2010) ISBN 9781432747848 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 6) for Reader Views (08/10) Jordan wanted a yellow hummer for a gift for Christmas. At the Christmas party he peeked and found he had one! He was so excited; he went home to show his grandmother. She offered to [...]

The Wicked Watermelon By Linda Suarez

The Wicked Watermelon Linda Suarez Xlibris Corporation (2010) ISBN 9781450031424 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 6) and Nana for Reader Views (09/10) The “The Wicked Watermelon” is a brightly illustrated children’s book that talks about bullies and being brave. Zoey: “That was a mean watermelon that was jealous of the other fruits. He tried to [...]

The Vagabond Penguin By Tony Esposito

The Vagabond Penguin Tony Esposito Trafford Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781426940811 Reviewed by Marten Weldon (age 6) for Reader Views (12/10) “The Vagabond Penguin” by Tony Esposito is a very good book.  It is about a penguin that lived on a big island and swam to another island because he wanted to see what was on [...]

The Trouble with Chickens: A J.J. Tully Mystery By Doreen Cronin

The Trouble with Chickens: A J.J. Tully Mystery Doreen Cronin Balzer + Bray (2011) ISBN 9780061215322 Reviewed by Marten Weldon (6) for Reader Views (11/10) “The Trouble with Chickens” by Doreen Cronin is hilarious.  J.J. was a hero search-and-rescue dog who is now retired.  He thought his retirement on a farm would be quiet, but [...]

The Story of the Nativity By Tracy Harrast

The Story of the Nativity Tracy Harrast Kregel Kidzone (2010) ISBN 9780825455490 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6) and Mom for Reader Views (09/10) “The Story of the Nativity” celebrates the twenty-four days of Advent.  There is a page for each day containing a reading, a suggestion for how to celebrate Christmas on that day, [...]

The Story of Little Red Riding Hood By The Brothers Grimm

The Story of Little Red Riding Hood The Brothers Grimm Chronicle Books (2010) ISBN 9780811869867 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 6) for Reader Views (10/10) This is a beautifully illustrated book about Little Red Riding Hood, which is a bit different from the original tale. Zoey: “I liked the story except for the part of [...]

The Scruffy Little Crumb-Grabbers By Peggy Krause

The Scruffy Little Crumb-Grabbers Peggy Krause Createspace (2010) ISBN  9781439272022 Reviewed by Madeline (age 9) and Sophia (age 7) McElroy for Reader Views (07/10) Madeline: This is another great book from Peggy Krause. This book is about a cat named Spider Man and his friends. Spider Man got his name from two children, Ruby and [...]

The Ruby Red Slippers By Dee Dee Fox

The Ruby Red Slippers Dee Dee Fox Eloquent Books (2010) ISBN 9781609760069 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 6) for Reader Views (10/10) “The Ruby Red Slippers” is a wonderful book about receiving a precious gift that makes you feel special and then having to give it up when you outgrow it. Zoey: “I loved this [...]