Archive for the ‘Books about Animals’ Category

Elephant and Piggie: Let’s Go for a Drive!

Elephant and Piggie Go for a Drive is a story about two best friends and their driving adventure.  The book is reviewed by Melissa Y. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Let’s Go for a Drive! is the eighteenth book in the hilarious Elephant and Piggie series by the brilliant and prolific Mo Williems. • The Elephant and…

Scaredy Squirrel

Scaredy Squirrel is a book about a squirrel who faces new experiences and learns change isn’t so bad after all.  The book is reviewed by Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Melanie Watt has created an endearing and appealing  (take a look at the cover!) character in Scaredy that adults and children will fall in love with. • This picture book would make a great read aloud for all ages. • As of summer, 2009, there are four…

Little Oink

Little Oink is the story of a big that likes to be clean.  The book is reviewed by Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Little Oink is a hilarious picture book for young readers, with the caveat that older readers and adults will enjoy the humor and the illustrations just as much as the intended-for young audience….

City Dog, Country Frog

City Dog, Country Frog is a book about unlikely friends.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Mo Willems and Jon Muth, two Caldecott Honorees, work together for the first time in this lovely picture book about friendship. • While this story did elicit a few smiles, there is an…

The Dog That Pitched a No-Hitter

The Dog That Pitched A No-Hitter  is a story for children who love sports.  The book is reviewed by Melissa Y. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • This series is great for your sports-crazed young reader. • It is an old series – some are still available new and some you can get used or through your library….

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Green

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Green is the story of two alligators and the strong bond they share.  The book is reviewed by Sweet on Books.What y- What you need to know: • This is the first in a series of four books about Mr. and Mrs. Green, but while it is a series, it does not have to be read in…