Last week, I read the following books:
1- The Children Who Loved Books by Peter Carnavas - a lovely picture books from Australia about a family that loves to read.
2- Nasreddine retold by Odile Weulersse - a charming old, oft retold folktale from the Middle East with a moral that still resonates today.
I read but have not yet reviewed the following picture books:
2- That is NOT a Good Idea! by Mo Willems. A very subtle "stranger danger" story about listening to your instincts or here, to your inner gosling.
3- Stick by Andy Pritchett. A dog with a stick needs someone to play with otherwise a stick is no fun!
4- See What a Seal Can Do by Chris Butterworth, illustrated by Kate Nelms. I was taken in by the cute seal on the cover, but this is a nice informative book that tells us all about seal life - underwater.
I read but have not reviewed the following novels:
1- Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabensten - A fun book for kids who like to play game, technology, books and libraries or for kids who just like to read.
2- After Iris by Natasha Farrant. Told from the point of view of Blue, 12, about a family trying to get on in their own dysfunctional ways after the death of Blue's twin sister.
3- The Saturday Boy by David Fleming. With his father off fighting in Afghanistan, Derek, 11, must learn to navigate life's pitfalls, including a two-faced school bully, by himself.
On this week's TBR pile:
2- One Crow Alone by S.D. Crockett (prequel to After the Snow)
3- P.S. Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia, continuing the story of Delphine and her sisters from One Crazy Summer.
4- The Silver Dream by Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves, a sequel to InterWorld, this science fiction novel continues the story of Joey Harker.
What are you reading this week?