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Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Seuss Award winner is great fun for early readers.

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age 4+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 4+


Funny and true to life -- i think sisters may see each other in these stories.
age 4+
It's a good set of stories.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Just like any good Seuss book, Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winner ZELDA AND IVY: THE RUNAWAYS dives right into the fun stuff and keeps kids reading. Author Laura Kvasnosky's illustrations are friendly and colorful and reward young readers after only a few sentences of hard pronunciation work. She makes simple fox features surprisingly expressive. Kids will be challenged here and there with words like "haiku" and a blanket edge described as having "pussy-willow puffs," so this probably isn't a book kids will toss aside after one reading. Happily, the way the stories are presented will make them more up for the challenge.

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