Friday, January 24, 2014

ReaderKidZ Review - Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas

Chinese New Year (Jan. 31, 2014) is just around the corner fellow readers and bloggers. May the Year of the Horse fill you with great wealth, long life, and good luck!

Check out my ReaderKidZ review for Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas by Natasha Yim, Illustrated by Grace Zong (Charlesbridge, 2014). Click HERE.

Not only will readers uncover a thing or two about the celebrations of Chinese New Year but they'll laugh along at Goldy's unfortunate luck in this spirited retelling of the classic fairy tale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."

Friday, January 10, 2014

ReaderKidZ Review and Interview with LITTLE RED WRITING Author Joan Holub

Author/Illustrator Joan Holub drops by ReaderKidZ to talk about her latest book Little Red Writing, illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet (Chronicle Books, 2013). Click HERE to read our interview.

Having written and/or illustrated over 130 books for young people, Joan knows a thing or two about telling stories. This retelling of fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood is humorous and filled with lots of plot twists and turns. It's fresh and original and a must-have-addition for your library.

It's Humor month at ReaderKidZ so be sure and check out all the posts highlighting funny and outrageous books especially Make Them Laugh. Help Them Read by Ann Jacobus. It highlights several favorite books in our household too!