Category Archives: Beginning Reader

Iggy Iguanodon: Playtime & Mealtime – Maryann Macdonald, illustrations by Jo Fernihough

 Iggy Iguanodon: Playtime & Mealtime – Maryann Macdonald, illustrations by Jo Fernihough, Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807536421, 2020  Format: ARC (Hardcover available October, 2020) Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Genre: Picture Book  What did … Continue reading

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Snail Finds a Home – by Mary Peterson

  Snail Finds a Home – by Mary Peterson.  Aladdin Pix, 2020. 9781534431850 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:   Early reader What did you like about the book?  Snail loves strawberries.  In fact, his home is … Continue reading

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The Infamous Ratsos Camp Out – written by Kara LaReau, illustrated by Matt Myers, Candlewick Press, 9781536200065, 2020

  The Infamous Ratsos Camp Out – written by Kara LaReau, illustrated by Matt Myers, Candlewick Press, 9781536200065, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Easy Reader/Easy Chapter Book (Animals) What did … Continue reading

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Animal Time: Cub Shrugs by Lori Haskins Houran, illustrations by Alex Willmore

Animal Time: Cub Shrugs by Lori Haskins Houran, illustrations by Alex Willmore. Albert Whitman & Co., 9780807571972, 2020  Format: PDF Review Copy (Hardcover available September 1, 2020) Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture … Continue reading

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Jack at the Zoo / Too Many Jacks – by Mac Barnett and Greg Pizzoli

   Jack at the Zoo – by Mac Barnett and Greg Pizzoli, Viking, 9780593113912, 2020 Too Many Jacks – by Mac Barnett and Greg Pizzoli, Viking, 9780593113943, 2020     Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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Dot Goes Fishing – by Randi Zuckerberg

       Dot Goes Fishing – by Randi Zuckerberg, Candlewick Entertainment, 9781536213331, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: Easy Reader/Easy Chapter Book What did you like about the book? The message … Continue reading

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Hauntley Girls – Adapted by Chelsea Beyl, Based on the episode written by Jeff King, Illustrations by Imaginism Studio and Disney Storybook Art Team

 Hauntley Girls – Adapted by Chelsea Beyl, Based on the episode written by Jeff King, Illustrations by Imaginism Studio and Disney Storybook Art Team, Disney Press, an imprint of Disney Book Group, 9781368053273, 2020  Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is … Continue reading

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Houndsley and Catina at the Library by James Howe, illustrations by Marie-Louise Gay

Houndsley and Catina at the Library by James Howe, illustrations by Marie-Louise Gay. Candlewick Press, 9780763696627, 2020  Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Beginner Reader  What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Chick and Brain: Egg or Eyeball? – Cece Bell

Chick and Brain: Egg or Eyeball? – Cece Bell, Candlewick Press, 2020. 9781536204391 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:   Early Reader What did you like about the book?  Chick and Brain make new … Continue reading

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Swim, Mo, Swim – David A. Adler, illustrated by Sam Ricks

  Swim, Mo, Swim – David A. Adler, illustrated by Sam Ricks, Penguin Young Readers, 9781984836786, 2020 Format: Hardcover Beginnng Reader Rating: 1- 5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Genre: Inspirational What did you like about the book?: … Continue reading

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