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Demolition: Book Review

Author: Sally Sutton  Illustrator: Brian Lovelock On the cover: From the huge crane with a swinging ball (crack!) to the excavator that rams the walls (wham!), this rambunctious demolition, reverberating with sound words, is guaranteed to keep kids’ rapt attention.  Crush the stone,  Crush the stone,  Chip and grind and munch.  Make new concrete  from… Read more »

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Book Review: Marilyn’s Monster

Author: Michelle Knudsen  Illustrator: Matt Phelan Best for kids: Who love monsters On the cover: Some of the kids in Marilyn’s class have monsters. Marilyn doesn’t have hers yet, but she can’t just go out and look for one. You’re monster finds you. That’s just the way it works. Marilyn tries to be patient. She… Read more »

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Book Review: Dinosaur Farm

Title: Dinosaur Farm Author/Illustrator: Frann Preston-Gannon Publisher: Anova Books (Scholastic) 2013 Interest level: Ages 3 to 5 Best for kids: Who love dinosaurs From the dust jacket: It’s hard work being a farmer—and even harder running a DINOSAUR FARM! Children will love spending a day on this vibrant farm, filled with appealing prehistoric creatures of… Read more »