Book Reviews

The Adventures of Captain Underpants: An Epic Novel: Captain Underpants, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Gross bathroom humor book may appeal to reluctant readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
Bill Peet: An Autobiography Book Poster Image
age 9+
Former Disney illustrator shares his life story.
By Bill Peet
(1989)
Flat Stanley Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Expressive writing and funny illustrations.
By Jeff Brown
(1964)
Eloise Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Spirited Eloise delights her young readers.
By Kay Thompson
(1955)
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kids will love this account of a boy's bad day.
By Judith Viorst
(1972)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Book Poster Image
age 4+
Zany food-as-weather tale full of humor, great drawings.
By Judi Barrett
(1978)
Harriet the Spy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Great young sleuth helps kids be true to themselves.
By Louise Fitzhugh
(1964)
How to Eat Fried Worms Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids are sure to devour this gross-out book.
By Thomas Rockwell
(2006)
Get That Pest! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Young readers will love this humorous story.
By Erin Douglas
(2000)
Ira Sleeps Over Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Humorous narrative brings Ira's world to life.
By Bernard Waber
(1975)
Officer Buckle and Gloria Book Poster Image
age 4+
Teaches gentle lessons about safety and teamwork.
By Peggy Rathman
(1995)
Do Pigs Have Stripes? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Comical suggestions make this a fun read-aloud.
By Melanie Walsh
(1996)
Pickles to Pittsburgh: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Winning illustrations but short on plot.
By Judi Barrett
(2000)
Chimps Don't Wear Glasses Book Poster Image
age 4+
Text fails to live up to illustrations.
By Laura Numeroff
(2000)
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash Book Poster Image
age 4+
Raucous story of a wild school outing.
By Trinka Hakes Noble
(1980)
Pete's a Pizza Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A brilliant piece of children's literature.
By William Steig
(2000)
Fat Men From Space Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kids with a bent for the absurd will love this.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(1977)
When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kids will respond to Sophie's frustration.
By Molly Bang
(1999)
Math Curse Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Authors show that math doesn't have to be scary.
By Jon Scieszka
(1995)
Higglety Pigglety Pop!: or There Must Be More to Life Book Poster Image
age 6+
Moody, droll humor appeals more to adults.
By Maurice Sendak
(1979)

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