There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Bugs By Johnette Downing

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Bugs Johnette Downing Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589808584 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 6) for Reader Views (12/10) What a cute new way to add onto the old classic. This is such a catchy-written book that you will find yourself singing the tune! The pictures are so [...]

The Raindrop Who Lost His Cloud But Found His Purpose! By M.A. Toffle

The Raindrop Who Lost His Cloud But Found His Purpose! M.A. Toffle Beaver’s Pond (2010) ISBN 9781592983537 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6) and Mom for Reader Views (11/10) Cayden’s comments: “In this book there is a raindrop and his name is Stewart.  He has a face with eyes, a nose, and a mouth, and [...]

The Purple Smurfs By Yvan Delporte and Peyo

The Purple Smurfs Yvan Delporte and Peyo Papercutz (2010) ISBN 9781597072069 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6) and Mom for Reader Views (12/10) Cayden’s comments: “I like watching the Smurfs on TV.  It is an old show.  We like old shows.  I never read a book that was like this before the whole way through.  [...]

The Night Before Christmas in Africa By Jesse, Hannah, and Carroll Foster

The Night Before Christmas in Africa (The Night Before Christmas Series) Jesse, Hannah, and Carroll Foster Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589808478 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 6) for Reader Views (10/10) Zoey: ”I liked this book at it told a story about Africa and how they celebrate Christmas. It was very hot, and there was [...]

The Mystery of Journeys Crowne: An Adventure Drawing Game By K. Michael Crawford

The Mystery of Journeys Crowne: An Adventure Drawing Game K. Michael Crawford VBW Publishing (2008) ISBN 9780981794006 Reviewed by Zoltan Freedman (age 8) for Reader Views (08/10) This is a hard book to review because it is not a regular story book. It is like an activity book and the story sort of happens a [...]

The Mudhogs By Dalton James

The Mudhogs Dalton James Outskirts Press (2009) ISBN 9781432745608 Reviewed by Sophia McElroy (age 7) for Reader Views (01/10) “The Mudhogs” is a great book for boys and girls! The story is about a group of pigs who are friends. They go on a search to find mud when all the mud dries up on [...]

The Little Leaf By Jairo Penaranda

The Little Leaf Jairo Penaranda Inkwater Press (2010) ISBN 9781592994847 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6) and Mom for Reader Views (12/10) Cayden’s comments: “The little leaf in this book is named Deciduous.  He wants to stay on the tree to see Christmas.  That is pretty hard for a leaf to do, to stay on [...]

The Inside Tree By Linda Smith

The Inside Tree Linda Smith HarperCollins (2010) ISBN 9780060282417 Reviewed by Grayce Richardson (almost age 6) for Reader Views (03/10) Grayce:  “This looks like a funny book. It’s weird that the tree was planted in the house. I was very surprised that Mr. Potter brought the tree inside. The funniest part was when the dog [...]

The Enchanted Rope By David D. Bernstein

The Enchanted Rope David D. Bernstein Outskirts Press (2010) ISBN 9781432751753 Reviewed by Cayden Aures (age 6) and Mom for Reader Views (11/10) Cayden’s comments: “In this book, the boy’s mom died.  He made a rope out of lots of different colored flowers for her.  He was really sad when he thought about his mom.  [...]

The Dreamy, Fishy, Happy Bible Storybook By Allia Zobel Nolan

The Dreamy, Fishy, Happy Bible Storybook Allia Zobel Nolan Zondervan (2010) ISBN 9780310717980 Reviewed by Zoey Crane (age 6) and her Nana for Reader Views (09/10) What a cute, colorful, activity book for younger children. The words were easy to read and understand. Stories are from the Bible and include lift-up flaps to keep children [...]

The Declaration of Independence from A to Z By Catherine L. Osornio

The Declaration of Independence from A to Z Catherine L. Osornio Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589806764 Reviewed by Madeline (age 9) and Sophia (age 7) McElroy for Reader Views (06/10) Madeline:  In this book you can read about America and about independence. My favorite letter is I for independence. I like that letter because independence [...]

The Cotton Candy Catastrophe at the Texas State Fair By Dotti Enderle

The Cotton Candy Catastrophe at the Texas State Fair Dotti Enderle Pelican Publishing (2004) ISBN 9781589801899 Reviewed by Grayce Richardson (age 6) for Reader Views (08/10) Grayce: “This book is about cotton candy going all over the place. The funniest part was when the giant fifty-foot cowboy was wearing a pink cotton candy tutu! I [...]