Book Reviews

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Book Poster Image
age 2+
Colorfully illustrated alphabet rhymes.
By Bill Martin Jr.
(1989)
Animalia Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids will love this spectacular illustrated book.
By Graeme Base
(1986)
Big Bob and the Thanksgiving Potatoes Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny story regardless of the season.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2000)
Happy Birthday to You! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Celebratory tale soars with wordplay and crazy invention.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
Happy Halloween, Biscuit! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warm, humorous tale reflects preschool tastes.
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli
(1999)
Beni's First Chanukah Book Poster Image
age 4+
Insipid text, pictures present nothing new.
By Jane Breskin Zalben
(1988)
ABC T-Rex Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Hungry T-Rex takes readers through the alphabet.
By Bernard Most
(2000)
Avalanche Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Snowball journeys through alphabet in fun book.
By Michael J. Rosen
(1998)
Alligators All Around Book Poster Image
age 2+
Alligators take readers through the ABCs.
By Maurice Sendak
(1969)
Eloise at Christmastime Book Poster Image
age 4+
Eloise skitters through the holiday in charming sequel.
By Kay Thompson
(1958)
Madeline's Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Madeline is her spunky self in Christmas tale.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1985)
Felix's Christmas Around the World Book Poster Image
age 4+
Felix writes to Santa, goes on another adventure.
By Annette Langen
(1998)
Santa and the Three Bears Book Poster Image
age 4+
Bland but enjoyable story for preschoolers.
By Dominic Catalano
(2000)
Max's Christmas Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Kids will relate to appealing holiday tale.
By Rosemary Wells
(1986)
Gershon's Monster: A Story for the Jewish New Year Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hasidic legend keeps kids on edge of their seats.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2000)
Joy to the World: A Family Christmas Treasury Book Poster Image
age 4+
A good selection of holiday literature.
By Ann Keay Beneduce
(2000)
Dr. Seuss's ABC Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Delightful interplay between letters and drawings.
By Dr. Seuss
(1963)
The True Story of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 9+
The ultimate dysfunctional family Christmas.
By Anne Fine
(2003)
The Perfect Thanksgiving Book Poster Image
age 4+
Thanksgiving isn't about having the "perfect" day.
By Eileen Spinelli
(2003)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dr. Seuss subtly exposes greed and commercialism.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)

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