The weekly post where I recap some of the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Ocasionally, I’ll also talk about some adult fiction books as well.
I mostly picked this one up because my three year old son has been going around pretend-sneezing and then saying “coronavirus”. (Face palm). The main character in this book desperately wants a pet, but his little sister is allergic to every animal, from A to Z, that he brings home. My kids got a kick out of the end because the one pet the little sister didn’t sneeze at happened to be our pet as well!
I have read the other books in this series and this one is my favorite, I think. I absolutely loved the illustrations. And I enjoyed the laid back surfer voice of the ocean. It made for a really fun read aloud with the family.
This book has been on my TBR forever. Old VW buses are my favorite car, so I was immediately drawn to the cover. It is a re imagining of the “This Old Man” nursery rhyme. A few parts had my tongue twisted up, but that actually added to the giggles and fun-ness of reading this one aloud. I also enjoyed the other small story threads shown within the illustrations.
This is not the type of book that I normally read, but my ten year old was begging for a murder mystery. Whenever there’s a book she’s interested in, but I am unsure of any potential content, I’ll try to read it parallel to her so that we can talk about any questions she may have, or if there are any parts I feel need to be addressed. She’s still reading (and thoroughly enjoying) it, and I finished the audio book last week. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it. I liked how there were 4 different readers for each of the 4 main characters. I also enjoyed the twists and turns.
Added to My TBR
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Ah-Choo! by Lana Koehler & Gloria Adams (authors) and Ken Mi (illustrator)
Ocean: Waves for All by Stacy McAnulty (author) and David Litchfield (illustrator)
One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
The Canyon’s Edge by Dusti Bowling
Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner (author) and Christopher Silas Neal (illustrator)
How to Solve a Problem: The Rise (and Falls) of a Rock-Climbing Champion by Ashima Shiraishi (author) and Yao Xiao (illustrator)