Monday Children’s Book Reviews for August 6, 2012

Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton

“George is a dog with all the best intentions. And his owner, Harry, has all the best hopes that George will be a well-behaved dog when he leaves him alone for the day. But when George spies a delicious cake sitting on the kitchen table, his resolve starts to waver. You see, George loves cake. . . . Uh-oh. What to do now? It’s so hard to be a good dog when there are cats to chase and flowers to dig up! What ever will Harry say when he gets back? Sure to lure dog lovers of all ages — and anyone who has ever met a temptation too good to resist.”                  [JPB HAUGHTON]

The Name of the Game by Amy Hsu Lin

“Looking forward to a fun-filled playdate with his friends Spike and Plank, Splat the Cat is dismayed when things start going wrong, from his fall during a game to his inability to find a good hide-and-seek spot.”  Splat the Cat Series   I Can Read! Level 1, Beginning Reading           [JE HSU LIN]

The Puzzler’s Mansion by Eric Berlin

“Winston Breen is back with more puzzle fun!

“Puzzle fanatic Winston Breen and his best friends receive a once-in-a-lifetime invitation — to a weekend of riddles, games and puzzles at a fabulous mansion! Famous musician Richard Overton is giving away valuable prizes and Winston is ready to win. But the ultimate weekend becomes the ultimate mystery when prizes start going missing, and no guests are above suspicion. Can Winston crack the case before the weekend is up?”

[J BERLIN]

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