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Shadowville

3.57  ·  Rating Details  ·  35 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Where do the shadows go? Why, to Shadowville, of course. In shadow planes and shadow boats, or even inside a giant shadow whale, they flock to their secret hideaway where shadow revels reign. Full-color illustrations.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Viking Juvenile
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Clacie
Aug 20, 2015 Clacie rated it really liked it
My favorite thing about the kids going back to school is the books they bring home from the library. There's something about seeing what they've picked out, why it jumps out at them and whatnot. Jesse brought Shadowville home today. He was so excited about it that he even read most of it on his own before I got home. It was a cute story about shadows and what they do when it gets dark. The illustrations complimented the story perfectly.
Melanie
May 20, 2014 Melanie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: picture-books
I loved the illustrations in this book. They were bold and happy. It was a creative story and thinking back, I honestly can't remember if it was in rhyme or not. So if it was, the author did a fantastic job, because rhyming books tend to annoy me.
Kristina Jean Lareau
I really wanted to like this book. But the illustrations are too chaotic with not enough white space and overly long narrative.
Beverly Kay
Jul 17, 2008 Beverly Kay rated it really liked it
This book is by a classmate's dad. I wasn't that enthused about it on the surface but the kids LOVE it and my 8 yr old particularly enjoys it despite the fact that it is a rather quick picture book. I have to say that it is fun to read and tickles their fancy (what those shadows are up to when we are asleep/at dark) and the graphic images work well with the text. I went out and bought another to give to a friend...
Linda Atkinson
Jan 13, 2014 Linda Atkinson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wonderfully illustrated, rhyming text
Preschool storytime appropriate
Cole Finnian
May 11, 2012 Cole Finnian rated it really liked it
I hope everyone's going to read it. But it's really my book. So, this guy's trying to chase this other guy around. Zoom Zoom Crash Crash. This is enough with this. I give this book 40 hundred stars.
Erin
Jun 16, 2009 Erin rated it really liked it
Owen loved this book. Contrast of the shadow drawings and funny rhymes attract his attention all the way through the book. Parent rating: not cloying like most kids books.
Kristine Hansen
Oct 28, 2013 Kristine Hansen rated it it was ok
Shelves: kids, picture-book
Clever and creative story about where our shadows go at night. Interesting artwork dances through the pages. A little flight of whimsy to enjoy with your child.
Brendan Howard
Jun 24, 2013 Brendan Howard rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-to-zahara
So THAT'S where they go ...
Louise
Oct 27, 2014 Louise marked it as to-read
Love the art work
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