Five Christmas Friends by Danielle McLean, illustrated by Rosalind Maroney


Five Christmas Friends by Danielle McLean, illustrated by Rosalind Maroney. Tiger Tales, 2021. 9781680106909

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

Format:  Board book

Genre:  Picture book

What did you like about the book?   Sturdy board pages with easy-to-manipulate slides and wheels make this Christmas-themed counting a good choice for little ones.  Readers count 1 Santa, 2 snowmen, 3 elves, 4 cardinals, and 5 reindeer.  Readers will enjoy finding the little white mouse on each page.  Bright illustrations add to the holiday fun.

Anything you didn’t like about it? No

To whom would you recommend this book?  This is a good choice for babies and toddlers at Christmas.

Who should buy this book?  Public libraries and preschool libraries

Where would you shelve it? Board books

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:  October 4, 2021         

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