Category Archives: Children’s Reviews

Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics – Book Review

 

Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics by Yossi Lapid

What is Snowman Paul willing to do for an Olympic medal?

The Winter Olympic Games are just around the corner, and Snowman Paul will be there, looking for gold medals. However, how far is he willing to go in his pursuit of his Olympic dream?

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Editorial Review – Finding Santa: The Adventure of Greedy Elf

 

Title: Finding Santa: The Adventure of Greedy Elf

Author: Ellie Elf

Genre: Children’s Picture Book

 

Gus the elf is a very hard worker. So hard in fact, that one winter Santa invites him along to deliver presents to children on Christmas Eve. Upon finding a toy train that has been broken by a child, Gus transforms into Greedy Elf, a bitter usurper who wants to take Santa’s power for himself and run the North Pole his own way. When Santa gets shrunk down to the size of a toy and trapped in an ice bubble by Greedy Elf, it’s up to Lucy the pixie to follow a trail of riddle-clues and free Santa.

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Editorial Review – Hoagie & Katie

 

Title: Hoagie & Katie

Author: Rio Koviak

Genre: KidLit

 

Hoagie & Katie is a KidLit story of an adventure that plays out between two lost animals, a hamster and a capybara. Hoagie, a domesticated hamster, and a wild and free capybara named Katie journey through the waterways and wildness of the jungle in search of Katie’s family.

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Editorial Review – Sunny Days

 

Book Title: Sunny Days

Author: Jesse Byrd

Genre: Children’s

 

Children’s literature has changed significantly since the days of Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tales or nursery rhyme picture books from Mother Goose. Many authors have found a way to increase children’s awareness of current issues in an appropriate manner, ensuring that the books are not only educational and readable but relevant as well.

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Editorial Review – A Boy Like You and Me

 

Title: A Boy Like You and Me

Author: Eva Maria Schwarz-Pretner

Illustrated by: Fatima Aldarmaki

Genre: Children’s picture book

 

A young ordinary boy–“like you and me”–learns that he has the extraordinary ability to wish for things that come true! He wishes for a neck as long as a giraffe so he can see past the tall woman sitting in front of him at the movie theater and asks for wings like a butterfly so he can fly to the park more quickly than the bus will take him there. But with his improved abilities, will he truly be content with who he is?

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