Book Reviews

age 7+
 
Gross bathroom humor book may appeal to reluctant readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
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age 4+
 
Expressive writing and funny illustrations.
By Jeff Brown
(1964)
age 6+
 
Kids will love this account of a boy's bad day.
By Judith Viorst
(1972)
age 4+
 
Zany food-as-weather tale full of humor, great drawings.
By Judi Barrett
(1978)
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age 4+
 
Spirited Eloise delights her young readers.
By Kay Thompson
(1955)
age 9+
 
Introduces kids to variety of cultures and places.
By Anabel Kindersley
(1995)
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age 9+
 
Great young sleuth helps kids be true to themselves.
By Louise Fitzhugh
(1964)
age 9+
 
Kids are sure to devour this gross-out book.
By Thomas Rockwell
(2006)
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age 4+
 
Young readers will love this humorous story.
By Erin Douglas
(2000)
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age 4+
 
Humorous narrative brings Ira's world to life.
By Bernard Waber
(1975)
age 4+
 
Teaches gentle lessons about safety and teamwork.
By Peggy Rathman
(1995)
age 4+
 
Comical suggestions make this a fun read-aloud.
By Melanie Walsh
(1996)
age 4+
 
Raucous story of a wild school outing.
By Trinka Hakes Noble
(1980)
age 4+
 
Winning illustrations but short on plot.
By Judi Barrett
(2000)
age 4+
 
Text fails to live up to illustrations.
By Laura Numeroff
(2000)
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age 4+
 
A brilliant piece of children's literature.
By William Steig
(2000)
age 7+
 
Kids with a bent for the absurd will love this.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(1977)
age 4+
 
Kids will respond to Sophie's frustration.
By Molly Bang
(1999)
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age 6+
 
Authors show that math doesn't have to be scary.
By Jon Scieszka
(1995)
age 6+
 
Moody, droll humor appeals more to adults.
By Maurice Sendak
(1979)

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