Category Archives: Children’s Book Reviews With Joan

Horizon: Survival Is No Game

Author: Scott Westerfield
R.R.P: $9.95
Review: Joan Steinman
A plane crashes and only 8 young people survive. But the plane was travelling over snow when it crashes and now they are surrounded by jungle. The plants and animal life are unknown to them and […]

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Ida, Always.

Author:  Caron Lewis
R.R.P: $27.25
Illustrated by: Charles Santoso
Review: Joan Steinman
 
This picture story book was inspired by Ida and Gus; two bears in New York City’s Central Park Zoo. They were together for many years until Ida died in 2011.
In this story […]

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Rodney Loses It

Author: Michael Gerard Bauer
R.R.P: $19.95
Illustrated by: Chrissie Krebs
Review: Joan Steinman
 
 
Rodney the rabbit loves drawing, especially with his special pen which is sharper, clearer and blacker then any of his other pens. But then he loses this special pen. At first Rodney searches […]

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Stubborn Stanley

Author: Nathanial Eckstrom
R.R.P: $14.25
Review: Joan Steinman
 
Stanley likes to invent things but he is stubborn. He won’t listen to others or let them share in with his ideas. But as good as his inventions are, they are never quite right; something is […]

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The Ugly Five

Author: Julia Donaldson
R.R.P: $19.95
Illustrated by: Axel Scheffler
Review: Joan Steinman
 
The wildebeest knows it is the ugly one on the range, with its spindly legs and ginger beard. But then it meets the grotty hyena so now there are two ugly ones. But […]

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Zog And The Flying Doctors

Author: Julia Donaldson
R.R.P: $13.25
Illustrated by: Axel Scheffler
Review: Joan Steinman
 
Zog, the dragon, Gadabout, the knight and Pearl the Princess are an unlikely team, but together they make up the Flying Doctors. When a mermaid with sunburn, a lion with the flu and […]

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Feathers

Author: Phil Cummings
R.R.P: $19.95
Illustrated by: Phil Lesnie
Review: Joan Steinman
This hard-cover book tells a story of what is happening in our world without dwelling on the negatives. As the sandpiper migrates for the winter it flies over a young boy who has […]

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There’s A Big Green Frog In The Toilet

Author: Anh Do
R.R.P: $15.95
Illustrated by: Heath McKenzie
CD sung by: Simon Mellor
Review: Joan Steinman
 
If there was a big green frog in your toilet and a small boy busting to use the toilet, but unwilling to, as the frog is giving him […]

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Diary Of A Minecraft Zombie : Books 9 & 10

Author: Zack Zombie
R.R.P: $9.95
Review: Joan Steinman
In October, Book 11 of DIARY OF A MINECRAFT ZOMBIE will be released but books 9 and 10 are available right now. ZOMBIE’S BIRTHDAY APOCALYPSE and ONE BAD APPLE will take you further into the […]

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Weirdo 9: Spooky Weird

Author: Anh Do
R.R.P: $10.50
Illustrated by: Jules Faber
Review: Joan Steinman
 
Anh Do is well known for his many talents as an artist and comedian and his WEIRDO series has demonstrated his talent as a children’s author as well. SPOOKY WEIRD is the […]

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