Book Reviews

More Caps for Sale: Another Tale of Mischievous Monkeys Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mimicking monkeys pursue peddler in sequel true to classic.
By Esphyr Slobodkina, Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer
(2015)
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Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
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Zeus: King of the Gods: Olympians, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fiery start to educational graphic novel series.
By George O'Connor
(2010)
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Percy Jackson's Greek Gods Book Poster Image
age 9+
Huge gift book of Percy-narrated Greek myths is tons of fun.
By Rick Riordan
(2014)
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Stone Soup Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Heartwarming folk tale teaches kids the joy of sharing.
By Heather Forest
(2005)
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The Three Little Pigs (Folk Tale Classics) Book Poster Image
age 4+
Charming, sweetly illustrated version of classic story.
By Paul Galdone, Joanna C. Galdone
(2011)
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The Pushcart War Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic satire portrays absurd David vs. Goliath warfare.
By Jean Merrill
(1964)
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Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go Book Poster Image
age 2+
Excellent vocab builder is also big wacky fun.
By Richard Scarry
(1998)
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Jonathan and the Big Blue Boat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Exceptional art, sensitive story reunite a boy and his bear.
By Philip C. Stead
(2011)
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I Am Tama, Lucky Cat Book Poster Image
age 4+
Japanese legend vividly told in striking picture book.
By Wendy Henrichs
(2011)
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Goddess Girls: Athena the Wise Book Poster Image
age 9+
Greek goddesses go to high school in clever classic update.
By Joan Holub
(2011)
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The Pearl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful folk tale explores good and evil in human nature.
By John Steinbeck
(1993)
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Cloud Tea Monkeys Book Poster Image
age 5+
Folk tale steeped in rich language and elegant art.
By Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
(2010)
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The Mitten (20th Anniversary Edition) Book Poster Image
age 4+
Elegant art makes this anniversary edition a real treasure.
By Jan Brett
(2009)
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But Who Will Bell the Cats? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fable retold with fabulous artwork and an updated twist.
By Cynthia von Buhler
(2009)
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Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales (audiobook) Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical storytelling brings African folktales to life.
By Nelson Mandela
(2009)
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Way Up and Over Everything Book Poster Image
age 7+
Folktale about hope, flying, and the magic of storytelling.
By Alice McGill
(2008)
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Golem Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Giant legend too heady and scary for little ones.
By David Wisniewski
(2007)
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The Adventures of Odysseus Book Poster Image
age 8+
Smart picture-book version of the classic tale.
By Hugh Lupton
(2006)
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Beowulf Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Ancient Saxon saga in graphic novel form. Good but gory.
By Gareth Hinds
(2007)
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