Parents' Guide to

The Rock from the Sky

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Earthy illustrations, dry humor make for great read-aloud.

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age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+

A beautiful, fun book.

My 5 1/2 year old granddaughter loved this story. She is beginning to read the simple words herself, and loved the dialog among the three animals. The wonderful water-color illustrations are a huge part of this book's appeal and contribute to the book's charm.

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The humor unrolls slowly, paired perfectly with the illustrations that cover every page to create an engaging, funny, and surprisingly calming book. The Rock from the Sky is a great story for adults to read aloud, and a great story for young readers to stretch their growing abilities. The simplicity of the characters – Turtle, Armadillo, and Snake – lets the readers' personality shine, whether they're reading aloud or in their heads.

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