Book Reviews

age 4+
 
Book gently encourages kids to compare and count.
By Mitsumasa Anno
(1975)
age 4+
 
Warmly illustrated early-reader book.
By Caron Lee Cohen
(2000)
age 2+
 
Friendly, colorful monsters delight young readers.
By Jonathan Emmett
(2000)
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age 4+
 
A humorous tale of individuality and friendship.
By Janie Bynum
(2000)
age 4+
 
A winning choice for preschooler or kindergartner.
By Joseph Slate
(1998)
age 4+
 
Lively book involves kids in character's plight.
By Andrea Beck
(1998)
age 4+
 
Four-line, rhymed stanzas introduce wacky notions.
By Laura Numeroff
(2000)
age 4+
 
As terrific as the prequel.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
age 4+
 
Hilarious illustrations complement the tale.
By P. D. Eastman
(1960)
age 4+
 
Spare narrative is engaging, childlike.
By Mary Lyn Ray
(2000)
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age 6+
 
Literal-minded housekeeper in fun easy reader.
By Peggy Parish
(1969)
age 2+
 
Nighttime book is more fun than fright.
By Susan L. Roth
(2000)
age 4+
 
A solid early reader with lots of kid appeal.
By Maurice Sendak
(1962)
age 4+
 
Gently addresses children's fear of abandonment.
By William Steig
(2000)
age 6+
 
Amelia Bedelia's predicaments keep kids engaged.
By Peggy Parish
(1971)
age 4+
 
A childhood favorite for good reason.
By Dr. Seuss
(1960)
age 4+
 
Excellent beginning reader for kids.
By Arnold Lobel
(1976)
age 4+
 
Expressive, loveable characters are fun to watch.
By Arnold Lobel
(1971)
age 4+
 
Simple, humorous text with kid-friendly drawings.
By Gene Zion
(1978)
age 4+
 
Everyone comes out a winner in delightful story.
By Gene Zion
(1976)

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