Monday Children’s Book Reviews for January 30, 2012

A couple new books, and one not so new, I hope you will enjoy.

 Gooney Bird on the Map by Lois Lowry

“When her second-grade classmates become envious of the three students who are going away during the winter vacation, the creative and ingenious Gooney Bird Greene thinks of a geography activity to cheer them all up.” The fourth book about Gooney Bird Greene and her friends.                  [J LOWRY]

Riddles and Danger by Bryan Chick

“Noah, Megan, Richie, and Ella are the Action Scouts; friends whose tree house overlooks the Clarksville City Zoo. When they discover a magical world hidden within the zoo, they are swept away on an adventure in which penguins can fly, a mysterious figure lurks in the shadows, and the scouts are enlisted to help Mr. Darby, who is in charge of the Secret Zoo.” The third book in the Secret Zoo series.        [J   CHICK]

Dragons: Fearsome Monsters from Myth and Fiction by Gerrie McCall

“Discover the truth about the world’s most fascinating and magical creatures that have been featured in legends and tales for centuries. Includes maps and information boxes describing the background of the fiery creatures and their incredible stories. Features ancient legends, mythological dragons, and media dragons, all illustrated with stunning artwork.”           [J398.2454 MCCALL]

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