Category Archives: Puzzles

The Little Bad Book 2: Even More Dangerous by Magnus Myst, illustrated by Thomas Hussung

The Little Bad Book 2: Even More Dangerous by Magnus Myst, illustrated by Thomas Hussung. Delacorte Press, c2018, 2022. 9780593427644  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Horror/humor. What did you like about … Continue reading

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Where’s Waldo? Destination: Everywhere! by Martin Handford

Where’s Waldo? Destination: Everywhere!  by Martin Handford. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536228908 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback What did you like about the book? The book is beautifully illustrated with bright colors and … Continue reading

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The Little Bad Book by Magnus Myst, illustrated by Thomas Hussung

The Little Bad Book by Magnus Myst, illustrated by Thomas Hussung, translated by Marshall Yarbrough. Delacorte Press, c2017, 2022. 9780593427613 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: Hardcover Genre: Adventure What did you like about … Continue reading

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Race for the Escape by Christopher Edge

Race for the Escape by Christopher Edge. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593486016 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Adventure What did you like about the book?  Ami’s looking forward to their time in … Continue reading

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Mr. Lemoncello’s Very First Game by Chris Grabenstein

Mr. Lemoncello’s Very First Game by Chris Grabenstein. Random House, 2022. 9780593480830 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Mystery, adventure What did you like about the book? In this origin story of … Continue reading

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Paper Peek Alphabet by Chihiro Takeuchi

Paper Peek Alphabet by Chihiro Takeuchi. Candlewick Studio, 2021. 9781536211504 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board book What did you like about the book?  This cute and stylish die-cut effort combines ABCs and … Continue reading

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Where’s Waldo? Santa Spotlight Search by Martin Handforth

Where’s Waldo? Santa Spotlight Search by Martin Handforth. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536220131 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format:  Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book?   There are lots of items … Continue reading

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Undercover by Bastien Contraire

Undercover: One of these things is almost like the others by Bastien Contraire. Phaidon Press Limited, 2016. 9780714872506  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? This is … Continue reading

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Whole Whale – by Karen Yin, illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff

Whole Whale – by Karen Yin, illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff. Barefoot Books, 9781646861637, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  This effort successfully … Continue reading

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Molly and the Mathematical Mysteries: Ten Interactive Adventures in Mathematical Wonderland by Eugenia Cheng, illustrated by Aleksandra Artymowska

Molly and the Mathematical Mysteries: Ten Interactive Adventures in Mathematical Wonderland by Eugenia Cheng, illustrated by Aleksandra Artymowska. Big Picture Press, 9781536217100, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What … Continue reading

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