Monday Children’s Book Reviews for February 23, 2015

Sorry I haven’t been around for a while; stay healthy!!! Here are some interesting new books for you.

just a duckJust a Duck? by Carin Bramsen

“Carin Bramsen’s beloved Hey, Duck! characters return in this humorous and heartwarming picture book about friendship. Now that Cat has learned to play games that Duck enjoys, it’s Duck’s turn to try things that Cat likes. However, climbing trees and swatting at leaves prove to be a bit tricky for flat-footed Duck. What’s an unlikely pair of friends to do?”                  [JPB BRAMSEN]

finding serendipityFinding Serendipity by Angelica Banks

“When Tuesday McGillycuddy and her beloved dog, Baxterr, discover that Tuesday’s mother—the famous author Serendipity Smith—has gone missing, they set out on a magical adventure. In their quest to find Serendipity, they discover the mysterious and unpredictable place that stories come from. Here, Tuesday befriends the fearless Vivienne Small, learns to sail an enchanted boat, tangles with an evil pirate, and discovers the truth about her remarkable dog. Along the way, she learns what it means to be a writer and how difficult it can sometimes be to get all the way to The End.”         [J BANKS]

vikingworldVikingworld: The Age of Seafarers and Sagas by Robert MacLeod

“Set sail on a voyage of discovery! For 300 years, the Vikings spread terror across Europe, and this lavish volume brings the notorious Norsemen to axe-wielding life. Through awe-inspiring CGI scenes, intricate illustrations, maps, and a timeline,Vikingworld animates everything from seafaring and sagas, to raiding and religion, to feasting and fun. It’s sure to stir the imagination of every would-be warrior.”               [J948.022 MACLEOD]

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