Book Reviews

age 4+
 
Thanksgiving isn't about having the "perfect" day.
By Eileen Spinelli
(2003)
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age 7+
 
Encyclopedic view of colorful, intriguing animals.
By Steve Jenkins
(2007)
age 4+
 
Beautiful lesson on sharing holiday traditions.
By Helen Recorvits
(2006)
age 9+
 
Dreary planet outlook challenges tweens to act.
By Anne Rockwell
(2006)
age 4+
 
Dr. Seuss subtly exposes greed and commercialism.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
age 11+
 
Sometimes intriguing, sometimes unhelpful.
By Kathy Wollard
(1999)
age 4+
 
A good selection of holiday literature.
By Ann Keay Beneduce
(2000)
age 4+
 
Warm, humorous tale reflects preschool tastes.
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli
(1999)
age 5+
 
Funny story regardless of the season.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2000)
age 9+
 
Makes biology and science fun and exciting.
By Kingfisher Staff
(2000)
age 4+
 
Felix writes to Santa, goes on another adventure.
By Annette Langen
(1998)
age 4+
 
Bland but enjoyable story for preschoolers.
By Dominic Catalano
(2000)
age 4+
 
Curious kids find answers in fun science book.
By Janice Lobb
(2000)
age 4+
 
Madeline is her spunky self in Christmas tale.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1985)
age 4+
 
Bright artwork captures many dinosaur particulars.
By Carol Diggory Shields
(2000)
age 4+
 
This nurturing tale skips, soars, and lopes along.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
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age 6+
 
A visually stunning introduction to the sun.
By Seymour Simon
(1986)
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age 6+
 
Photos capture water's beauty and complexity.
By Walter Wick
(1996)
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age 2+
 
Kids will relate to appealing holiday tale.
By Rosemary Wells
(1986)
age 4+
 
Hasidic legend keeps kids on edge of their seats.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2000)

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