December 7th Book Reviews

December 7th Book Reviews

December 7th Book Reviews

Into the Forest (for ages 6-8)

A young boy desperately misses his dad. To cure him of this, he decides to visit his grandmother. He takes the long way through the forest, stumbling across classic characters from fairytales and folklore. After the long and strenuous journey, he is happy to see his grandmother, and guess who else is there? Its Dad!

The themes of this book explore the importance of family and adventure, while also telling the reader to be careful on their explorations in the wilderness.

4.5 out of 5 stars.

Fortunately (for ages 5-7)

Ned is both fortunate and unfortunate, bouncing between the two as he makes his way from New York to Miami for a party. Fortuntely in the end, he gets to the party, surviving a plane crash, being chased by sharks and hunted down by angry tigers.

This book is entertaining as the protagonist, Ned gets himself into all kinds of strange circumstances. The illustrations are colourful and unique and they drive the story on.

4 out of 5 stars.

Spot’s First Christmas (for ages 2-7)

This book describes Spot’s first Christmas. He gets to see snow for the first time, see carol singers, open presents and climb the Christmas Tree. The book has flaps so it is a great interactive book for young children as they can’t wait to see what’s behind each door and for older children you can get them to use their reasoning skills to figure out what is hidden from view.

4 out of 5 stars.