Book Reviews

Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Simple story isn't quite right for target audience.
By Mem Fox
(2000)
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Miss Spider's Wedding Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful art shines over sometimes dark read-aloud.
By David Kirk
(1995)
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Felix, What Time Is It? Book Poster Image
age 5+
The presentation of time-telling is confusing.
By Annette Langen
(1999)
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Cookies:  Bite-Size Life Lessons Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet lessons are easy to digest.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2006)
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The First Christmas Stocking Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sentimental but stirring Christmas story.
By Elizabeth Winthrop
(2006)
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Jackie and the Shadow Snatcher Book Poster Image
age 5+
Retro illustrations draw kids to fun adventure.
By Larry Di Fiori
(2006)
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Simeon's Gift Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Magical fairy tale weaves rich tapestry for all.
By Julie Andrews Edwards
(2006)
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Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich Book Poster Image
age 5+
Poems, stellar art show funny side of monsters.
By Adam Rex, Mordecai Richler
(2006)
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Sidewalk Circus Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Waiting kids see circus acts with imaginations.
By Paul Fleischman
(2007)
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Museum Trip Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Boy dives into mazes in wordless, imaginative adventure.
By Barbara Lehman
(2006)
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Mommy? Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Spooky pop-up isn't for the very young.
By Maurice Sendak
(2006)
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Small Beauties: The Journey of Darcy Heart O'Hara Book Poster Image
age 5+
Small treasure explores Irish famine, emigration.
By Elvira Woodruff
(2006)
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Mercy Watson to the Rescue: Mercy Watson, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny, silly pig story great for early readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2005)
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A Certain Small Shepherd Book Poster Image
age 5+
Mute boy's Christmas play becomes strangely real.
By Rebecca Caudill
(2005)
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Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth: Junie B. Jones, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Impulsive Junie faces Career Day -- early readers.
By Barbara Park
(2006)
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The Boy Who Loved Words Book Poster Image
age 5+
Word-loving boy spreads the wealth in fun tale.
By Roni Schotter
(2006)
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Today I Will Fly! An Elephant and Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 5+
Piggie will fly in this spunky read-aloud.
By Mo Willems
(2007)
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Los Gatos Black on Halloween Book Poster Image
age 5+
Haunting rhymes create ghoulish treat.
By Marisa Montes
(2006)
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The Complete Tales & Poems of Winnie-the-Pooh Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beloved, classic stories and poems in one volume.
By A. A. Milne
(1996)
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Henry's Freedom Box Book Poster Image
age 5+
Heartrending but hopeful, true story of slave boy's escape.
By Ellen Levine
(2008)
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