Space Boy and the Snow Monster by Dian Curtis Regan, illustrated by Robert Neubecker


  Space Boy and the Snow Monster by Dian Curtis Regan, illustrated by Robert Neubecker, Boyd Mills Press, 9781590789575, 2017.

Format: Hardcover

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

Genre:  Fantasy

What did you like about the book? Niko, his robot sidekick Radar, and dog Tag are ready to set off in their spaceship that is buried in the snow in his backyard.  Before they take off they have to be on the lookout for the Snow Monster (aka Niko’s sister.)  The Snow Monster captures Radar bringing him to Planet Ice where Tag is also in danger of falling under the Monster’s spell.  This is a story full of imagination and adventure and may lead the reader to create a spaceship adventure of their own!

Anything you didn’t like about it? No

To whom would you recommend this book? Readers who love adventure and make-believe stories

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

Where would you shelve it ? Picture books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? Yes, it is a fun read

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Jennifer Brown, Newbury Elementary School, Newbury, MA

Date of review: 12.18.17

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