Category Archives: Animal fiction

One Mean Ant by Arthur Yorinks, illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier

One Mean Ant by Arthur Yorinks, illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier. Candlewick, 2020. 9780763683948 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Animal fiction What did you like about the book? Anger and friendship are the themes of … Continue reading

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Stormy: A Story About Finding a Forever Home – illustrated by Guojing

 Stormy: A Story About Finding a Forever Home – illustrated by Guojing, Schwartz and Wade, 9781524771768, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book (wordless) What did you like about the book? Much has been … Continue reading

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I Love You, Fred by Mick Inkpen, illustrated by Chloë Inkpen

   I Love You, Fred by Mick Inkpen, illustrated by Chloë Inkpen, Aladdin (a division of Simon & Schuster), 9781534414754, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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The Hippo at the End of the Hall by Helen Cooper

The Hippo at the End of the Hall by Helen Cooper. Candlewick, 2019. 9781536204483 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? When Ben’s mom forbids him to go … Continue reading

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Jasper & Scruff: The Cool Cat Club/The Treasure Hunt

     Jasper & Scruff: The Cool Cat Club and Jasper & Scruff: The Treasure Hunt – written and illustrated by Nicola Colton, Tiger Tales, 9781680104608 and 9781680104615, 2020     Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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The Very, Very Far North: A Story for Gentle Readers and Listeners – Dan Bar-el, illustrated by Kelly Pousette

   The Very, Very Far North: A Story for Gentle Readers and Listeners – Dan Bar-el, illustrated by Kelly Pousette, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781534433410, 2019 Format:  Hardcover, Picture Book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Santa’s Puppy – Catherine Hapka

 Santa’s Puppy – Catherine Hapka, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (9780358051848), 2019 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Fantasy Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book?  When Santa’s puppy, Peppermint Bark, stows away on … Continue reading

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