Book Reviews

Anno's Counting Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Book gently encourages kids to compare and count.
By Mitsumasa Anno
(1975)
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Princess Smartypants Book Poster Image
age 4+
A high-spirited tale full of humor.
By Babette Cole
(1986)
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10 Little Monsters: A Counting Book Book Poster Image
age 2+
Friendly, colorful monsters delight young readers.
By Jonathan Emmett
(2000)
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Rapunzel Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Retelling of classic brims with passion and grace.
By Paul O. Zelinsky
(1997)
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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales Book Poster Image
age 9+
A farcical re-working of 10 familiar fairy tales.
By Jon Scieszka
(1992)
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The Ugly Duckling Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kids will sympathize with ugly duckling's plight.
By Hans Christian Andersen
(1999)
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The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs Book Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful story is a surefire attention-grabber.
By Jon Scieszka
(1996)
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Catherine and Laurence Anholt's Big Book of Families Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reassurance that each family is unique, special.
By Catherine Anholt
(2000)
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Night Time Numbers: A Scary Counting Book Book Poster Image
age 2+
Nighttime book is more fun than fright.
By Susan L. Roth
(2000)
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Ella Enchanted Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Highly imaginative twists on the Cinderella tale.
By Gail Carson Levine
(1997)
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Barn Cat: A Counting Book Book Poster Image
age 2+
This book keeps readers counting and guessing.
By Carol P. Saul
(1998)
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One, Two, Three! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
A rollicking journey from numbers one to 10.
By Sandra Boynton
(1993)
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The Fairy's Mistake (The Princess Tales, Book 1) Book Poster Image
age 7+
A fairy's reward and punishment backfire.
By Gail Carson Levine
(2004)
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The Witch's Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Rumplestiltskin revealed! Why he did what he did.
By Michael Gruber
(2005)
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Time Cat: The Remarkable Journeys of Jason and Gareth Book Poster Image
age 8+
A cat takes a boy back through time.
By Lloyd Alexander
(2005)
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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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Fairest Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Handmaid to queen discovers true beauty in charming fantasy.
By Gail Carson Levine
(2006)
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Great Estimations Book Poster Image
age 6+
Learn the tricks up every mathematician's sleeve.
By Bruce Goldstone
(2006)
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Into the Woods Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Overlong, partly successful fairy-tale mash-up.
By Lyn Gardner
(2007)
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The Castle Corona Book Poster Image
age 8+
Clever, fun fairy tale with positive messages.
By Sharon Creech
(2007)
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