Spanish Picture Book: Un Lobo Con Mucha Hambre

Un lobo con mucha hambre
by Silvia Borando
4 out of 5 stars

Un conejo corre por el bosque gritando a todos los que encuentra que hay un lobo hambriento en el bosque. Intenta que el caracol se escape, pero el caracol es demasiado lento. Intenta hacer que el lirón corra, pero el lirón tiene demasiado sueño. Intenta que el burro se escape, pero el burro es demasiado terco. ¿Puede el conejo salvarlos antes de que el lobo venga a comérselos a todos?

¡Este es un libro tan adorable! Pensé que la historia era muy divertida. Pensé que el conejo era muy ingenioso al tratar de ayudar a todos. Les grita a todos que huyan, y si no corren, simplemente los levanta y los lleva a un lugar seguro.

¡Me encantaron las ilustraciones! Cada página está llena de colores brillantes y lindos animales. Me encanta el dulce caracolito. ¡Es tan pequeño y lindo! ¡Qué libro tan adorable!


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Book Review: Fairy Tales for Brave Children

An Illustrated Collection of Fairy Tales for Brave Children by Hans Christian Andersen

An Illustrated Collection of Fairy Tales for Brave Children
by Hans Christian AndersenWilhelm GrimmJacob GrimmScott Plumbe (Author) (Illustrator)
5 out of 5 stars

I am so impressed with this beautiful book of fairy tales! They are told in that traditional fairy tale style, and include some well-known favorites like “Beauty and the Beast” and “Hansel and Gretel” as well as a few lesser-known stories.
I especially liked “The Wild Swans” and “The Three Golden Hairs”. I had never read “The Spirit in the Bottle” or “The Selfish Giant” before, and I enjoyed those very much as well. Each story is so enchanting!

The art style is so beautiful! The subtle colors and the delicate lines are absolutely lovely and magical! I love how little details in the background will catch your attention, and add meaning to the story. It’s so delightful to see these stories come alive in the art work!

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Poetry Review: I Wish I Had a Wookie

I Wish I Had a Wookiee by Ian Doescher

I Wish I Had a Wookiee: And Other Poems for Our Galaxy
by Ian Doescher (Goodreads Author), Tim Budgen (Illustrator)
4 out of 5 stars

I wish I had a Wookie,
To keep the monsters out.
If nightmares came to get me,
You’d hear Chewbacca shout…

This adorable book has poems about Star Wars for children. Some of them are funny, some of them are a little more serious. Some are short or long or in between. They all have cute illustrations! I just love the light-hearted style of these poems, and the art style reflects that silly and playful mood.

Most of the poems deal with every day childhood things like scraping your knee, playing sports, caring for a pet, going to school, hanging with grandparents, and things like that. It’s so cute to see these things through the perspective of beloved Star Wars characters, or children who dress up in costume as their favorite character.

This book would be so much fun to read together with young Star Wars fans. What a delight!

This short poem is one of my favorites…
“Trash Compactor”
My dad yells, “Mae! What have you done?”
He bursts in with a crash.
But how can I create the scene
Unless I use real trash?

Haha! This book will definitely get you laughing!

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a free and honest review. All the opinions stated here are my own true thoughts, and are not influenced by anyone.

Book Trib Children’s Picture Book Reviews

The Lost Astronaut by Diana Bella

The Lost Astronaut
by Diana Bella
5 out of 5 stars

An astronaut is lost in space and the reader must help him to find his way back to his spaceship and eventually home to earth. The reader has to shake the book, tilt the book, push “buttons”, and blow on the pages to get the astronaut home.

I loved this cute book! It’s so clever the way the interactive instructions make the reader feel like they are part of the story. It just proves that you don’t need a bunch of bells and whistles and fancy things attached to a book to make it interactive and fun!

One of the things I liked about this book is that there is a “happiness meter” at the bottom of the page, showing the astronaut’s mood. I actually felt happier when I saw that the astronaut was happy and safe!

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Picture Book Review: Moose’s Book Bus

Moose's Book Bus by Inga Moore

Moose’s Book Bus
by Inga Moore
5 out of 5 stars

Every evening, Moose tells a story to his family. One night he can’t think of any new stories, so the next day he travels in to town and goes to the library to get a book to read aloud to the family. Moose’s storybook readings are so popular that the animal neighbors want to come listen to Moose reading out loud, but there are too many of them to fit in the house! Bear, Fox, Badger, Hare, Mole, and the Beavers, and the Wild Pigs all bring their children to hear the stories. Moose will have to think of a new solution so that everyone can enjoy reading storybooks.

I LOVED this book so much! It spoke to my soul in a deep way, since I love reading and I think reading together out loud is so important as a family. The way the Moose family came together and connected with all their neighbors was so beautiful! They really help each other out, and they support and celebrate each different family in the forest. What a positive and inspiring story!

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Book Review: Egg Marks the Spot

Egg Marks the Spot by Amy Timberlake

Egg Marks the Spot (Skunk and Badger 2)
by Amy TimberlakeJon Klassen (Illustrations)
4 out of 5 stars

Skunk and Badger set off on a new adventure searching for Important Rocks, and they go camping in the woods. All Skunk wanted to do was eat a leisurely breakfast and read the Sunday “New Yak Times” Book Review, but instead he forces himself to trek miles through the countryside with a massive pack on his back. A simple rock expedition turns into a wild adventure with cats, rats, bears, and a very strange egg.

Skunk and Badger are so funny and adorable! I love the warmth of their friendship and how they laugh together. In this second book, their friendship is put to the test, and they have to prove their loyalty.

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Picture Book Review: Princess Naomi Helps a Unicorn

Princess Naomi Helps a Unicorn by Once Upon a Dance

Princess Naomi Helps a Unicorn: A Dance-It-Out Creative Movement Story for Young Movers
by Once Upon a Dance (Goodreads Author), Ethan Roffler (Illustrator)
4 out of 5 stars

Princess Naomi is fed up with everything, so she goes galloping on her horse. They find a unicorn who needs help. The unicorn leads them to a mysterious cave opening, and only Naomi is small enough to fit inside and find what the unicorn needs.

I loved this cute story! Naomi is so brave and smart to help the unicorn, and the whole fairy tale setting is so fun!

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Picture Book Review: Whole Whale

Whole Whale by Karen Yin

Whole Whale
by Karen Yin (Goodreads Author), Nelleke Verhoeff (Illustrator)
4 out of 5 stars

There is a parade of animals all squeezing for more room in this book. They crowd onto the page from all sides, but how will they ever make enough room for the biggest mammal of them all, the blue whale, to fit in?

This is such a cute book! The first page starts with just one or two animals, and then they gradually pile in more and more animals of all kinds, until finally the page is filled with a hundred animals. I like that there is a chart at the end of the book that lists all one hundred animals, so you can hunt through the pages and find them all and count them up.

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