Book Reviews

age 4+
 
Engaging stories spotlight charming, relatable characters.
By Arnold Lobel
(1970)
age 4+
 
Teaches important lessons about faith, friendship.
By Virginia Lee Burton
(1939)
age 4+
 
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
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age 4+
 
Zephir's great adventure will captivate readers.
By Jean de Brunhoff
(1969)
age 4+
 
Clever writing keeps this humorous tale on target.
By Kevin Henkes
(1986)
age 4+
 
Twisting story of loyalty and humility.
By V. J. Pacilo
(2000)
age 4+
 
Undeniably sweet tale avoids being saccharine.
By Carolyn Crimi
(1999)
age 4+
 
A charming tale of friendship and loyalty.
By Joy Cowley
(1999)
age 4+
 
The ever-ingratiating Lyle charms again.
By Bernard Waber
(1987)
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age 4+
 
Best for children dealing with moves.
By Bernard Waber
(1988)
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age 4+
 
Classic, sensitive parable about selflessness.
By Shel Silverstein
(1964)
age 4+
 
Solid, simple stories offer lessons in behavior.
By James Marshall
(1972)
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age 4+
 
A great buddy tale for beginning readers.
By Karen English
(2007)
age 4+
 
Warm friendship tale may inspire kids to go out and explore.
By Wong Herbert Yee
(2009)
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age 4+
 
Exuberant, earnest friendship tale.
By Kirsten Bramsen
(2009)