Book Reviews

age 4+
 
Captivating art shapes West African-set fairy tale classic.
By H. Chuka Lee
(2014)
age 4+
 
Kindergarten jitters flipped in cute story of mom at school.
By Maureen Fergus, Mike Lowery
(2013)
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age 4+
 
Folksy yarn gives classic fairy tale Southwest flare.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2013)
age 4+
 
George makes school silly and fun.
By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
(2005)
age 4+
 
Out-of-this-world twist on timeless tale has dazzling art.
By Margaret McNamara
(2011)
age 4+
 
Adventures of young Man in the Moon a perfect bedtime read.
By William Joyce
(2011)
age 4+
 
Fabulous, fancy primer on poetry sure to get kids writing.
By Jane O'Connor
(2010)
age 4+
 
Fun, lauded read stays true to classics, axed wolf and all.
By Lucy Cousins
(2009)
age 4+
 
Warm-hearted, beautifully illustrated flight of fancy.
By Florence Parry Heide, Lane Smith
(2009)
age 4+
 
Busy retelling of Red Riding Hood is a winner.
By Melissa Sweet
(2005)
age 4+
 
Kids from A to Z get ready for first grade fun.
By Louise Borden
(2008)
age 4+
 
A great way to address kids' first-day jitters.
By Susan Milord
(2008)
age 4+
 
Captivating artwork makes classic wolf tale howl.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2007)
age 4+
 
Playful rhyming story for jittery new students.
By Tony Johnston
(2007)
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age 4+
 
Cute story about the perils of an unusual name.
By Kevin Henkes
(1999)
age 4+
 
Funny twist will enthrall kids.
By Harry Allard
(1985)
age 4+
 
Humorous tale of mistaken identity.
By Harry Allard
(1982)
age 4+
 
Top-notch tale of teacher from the dark side.
By Harry Allard
(1977)
age 4+
 
Reassures kids with first-day-of-school jitters.
By Rosemary Wells
(1981)
age 4+
 
Reassurance that each family is unique, special.
By Catherine Anholt
(2000)

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