Monday Children’s Book Reviews for November 9

Amelia Bedelia’s First Day of School by Herman Parish

“Amelia Bedelia is sure she will love everything about the first day of school.

New friends

A new teacher

Her own desk

Music, books, gym, art

Recess and lunch

Amelia Bedelia can’t wait.

What could be better? School! School! Hooray for school!

Amelia Bedelia has been making readers laugh since 1963, when the first Amelia Bedelia book was published. Now, for the first time, you can meet the young Amelia Bedelia.”     [JPB PARISH]

Pigs Make Me Sneeze, an Elephant & Piggie Book by Mo Willems

“In the latest Elephant & Piggie adventure, Gerald believes he is allergic to his best friend! Will he have to stay away from Piggie forever?”     [JE WILLEMS]


Goblins! An UnderEarth Adventure by Royce Buckingham

“Twelve-year-old Sam Hill and seventeen-year-old PJ discover a scary world of goblins under the earth after one of the creatures escapes through a tunnel in the ground, and when Sam follows it back down, PJ must go underground to rescue him.” By the author of DemonKeeper           [J BUCKINGHAM]

Alibi Junior High by Greg Logsted

Cody Saron has spent all his twelve years deep undercover with his CIA agent father. He’s travelled the world, speaks five languages, is a proficient martial artist, studies high school and college level subjects. But when his life is in great danger, he is sent to live with his aunt, to discover that nothing has prepared him for a public Middle school.     [J LOGSTED]

The Random House Book of Bible Stories retold by Mary Pope Osborne

“A beautifully illustrated collection of more than 50 Bible stories.

In the Random House Book of Bible Stories, more than 50 stories from the Old and New Testaments come to vivid life, ready to captivate readers and listeners of all ages. Each story is crafted for reading aloud, so the whole family can share the experience.”                       [J220.9505 OSBORNE]


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