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Princess Zelda and the Frog
3.26
liked it
The frog prince is a disturbing little fairytale with barely likeable characters, yet it lives on like all bizarre little fairytales. To make the stor ...more
Jun 29, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
 
Apple Pie ABC
3.88
it was amazing
ABC books are usually so boring and drawn out, and they almost never have stories, with makes them challenging for Read-alouds and storytimes. I like ...more
Jun 30, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
Three Little Kittens
3.82
really liked it
I like books based on nursery rhymes as a general rule. "Meow" was one of my niece's first and favorite words, as it whenever she saw a cat or a pictu ...more
Mar 23, 2011
Mar 23, 2011
 
The Trucker
3.59
liked it
Okay, I'm probably actually a 3.5 on this one.

The beginning is a truck book, and when you feel it reaching it's conclusion it strangely turns into a c
...more
Mar 2011
Mar 01, 2011
 
Tucker: Little Dog Lost & Found
3.00
it was ok
I don't mind people being totally in love with how cute their dogs are and snapping tons of pictures, but I don't particularly want to read about it w ...more
Jun 30, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
What Color Is Caesar?
3.44
it was ok
It's a sweet idea, but it is way too verbose, and unnecessarily so. Many books have said the same thing in far fewer pages. Terrible for a storytime, ...more
Mar 21, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
 
Farley and the Lost Bone
3.59
it was ok
For Better or For Worse Characters in a children's book. It's an alright little story, but one that could have probably been done more quickly and con ...more
Jun 29, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
 
The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye
4.27
liked it
If your looking for a bereavement book for you kids after the loss of an older cat or dog, this might be the one for you. It's a little long, so it co ...more
Jun 30, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
4.41
it was amazing
An awesome children's book. Every time I read it the kids go wild and the parents ask the author. My 2 year old niece loves it and adores the song we ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
 
Dogs
4.07
really liked it
Love Gravett, mainly for Monkey and Me. This is no Monkey and Me, but it is in line with my personal philosophy on dogs, that they rock and I love the ...more
Oct 25, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
 
Together
3.57
really liked it
A really cute book about two new friends learning to deal with each others' differences. Pictures beautiful, would be great for a Friends storytime.
Aug 22, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
 
Who Says Woof?
3.95
really liked it
Recommended to me for laptime but might be more fun with kids that can call out the animals to you. Either way, a solid animal book.
Mar 23, 2011
Mar 23, 2011
 
Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, Are You Waking Up?
3.91
liked it
I like this one, but what do you do with "waking up" books? First of the morning isn't a great time to read to kids.
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
 
Pick a Pup
3.71
really liked it
Nice repetition and rhyme. Describes different dog personalities as a boy goes to pick out his dog.
Mar 23, 2011
Mar 23, 2011
 
Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, Are You Going to Sleep?
3.77
really liked it
Great little book about bedtime, and all the meandering and time wasting that goes with it.
Mar 23, 2011
Mar 23, 2011
 
Kitten's Summer
3.35
really liked it
Very sweet book for early readers, nice rhyme and good for a cat, rain, or summer storytime
Jun 29, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
 
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes
4.32
really liked it
I think I like the first Pete the cat marginally better, but still a great story.
Nov 16, 2011
Nov 16, 2011
 
Sitting Duck
3.34
it was ok
I've liked other "duck" books better, but not bad.
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
Tiny on the Farm
2.88
it was ok
A dull little book about a Giant Dog finding kittens.
Apr 06, 2011
Apr 06, 2011
 
Mama Cat Has Three Kittens
3.79
liked it
Not my favorite Fleming, but all right.
Sep 26, 2011
Sep 26, 2011
 
Tumford the Terrible
3.70
it was ok
None
Nov 22, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
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