Happy Birthday, Babymouse – Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

51bv0CtZ4zL     Happy Birthday, Babymouse – Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm, Random House, (9780307931610), 2014

Format: Paperback

Rating: 1-5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3

Genre: Graphic novel

What did you like about the book? Fans of the Babymouse series will love this one. Babymouse is planning to have the best birthday party ever until she learns that her enemy Felicia is having her birthday party on the very same day. How can she outdo the mean girl? Baby mouse tries, but fails to have the perfect party. In the end her friends cheer her up when they throw her a surprise party. The illustrations of black and white line drawing with hints of pink perfectly convey the story with lots of expression and humor. Babymouse will not disappoint.

Anything you didnt like about it? No

To whom would you recommend this book? Babymouse fans will be happy to celebrate her birthday with her. This is a good series for readers moving into beginning chapter books.

Who should buy this book? Public libraries and elementary school libraries

Where would you shelve it?   Graphic novels

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our to-read piles?   Only if you love Babymouse.

Librarians Name, Library (or School), City: Catherine Coyne, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA

Date of review:   8/30/15

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