Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3
Genre: Coloring book
What did you like about the book? This is a coloring book version of the classic fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen. Most of the double-page spreads consist of a page with the text of the tale surrounded by a border to color, while the opposite page has full-page illustrations to color. Images to color include swans, feathers, flowers, fairies, woodland scenes and a castle. Those who enjoy this classic tale and coloring will like this book.
Anything you didn’t like about it? No
To whom would you recommend this book? Libraries that host coloring clubs will welcome this new book based on the classic fairytale. This would be a lovely gift book for readers who love the story.
Who should buy this book? Public libraries for coloring groups
Where would you shelve it? Would be used for coloring clubs
Should we (librarians/readers) put this at the top of our “to read” piles? No
Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City: Catherine Coyne, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA
Date of review: 1/11/17