Monday Children’s Book Reviews for July 25, 2016

water wowWater WOW! An Infographic Exploration by Antonia Banyard and Paula Ayer

“Where did water come from before it got to Earth? Why is the water you drink the same stuff that was around when dinosaurs were alive? If water can’t be created or destroyed, how can we run out? Find out the answers to these and many more intriguing questions in this vibrant book, designed to appeal to visual learners.

“Dive in and discover why water is so important to different religious faith, amazing extreme lakes and rivers around the world, the surprising connection between water access and girls’ education worldwide, how climate change affects water, and vice versa and what you can do about it.”        [J553.7 BANYARD,A]

wolf family adventuresWolf Family Adventures by Bobbie Kalman

“Meet the wolf pups! It is Spring, and the gray wolf mother has just given birth to four pups in a big hole under the ground, known as a nursery den. The pups are covered in black fur. They are deaf, and their blue eyes are shut. They snuggle up to their mother. Other wolves in their family bring them food.” Learn all about wolves, their families, and their adventures!       [J599.773 KALMAN,B]

belly laugh jokes for kidsBelly Laugh Jokes for Kids

“Why do fish live in salt water?
Because pepper makes them sneeze!

“Why can’t your nose be 12 inches long?
Because then it would be a foot!

“Belly Laugh Jokes for Kids is filled to the brim with both classic and original jokes to make readers keel over in laughter. Developed to meet the needs of the millions of children eternally hungry for joke books, this collection is complete with 350 hilarious jokes for kids. Complemented by silly line drawings created by talented illustrator Bethany Straker. Its seemingly endless supply of fresh content and splashy, engaging design make this book a sure source of fun for young readers as well as parents, siblings, and friends!”                    [J818.602 BELLY]

ronaldoRonaldo by Illugi Jokulsson

“‘The story of the ultimate footballer,’ Cristiano Ronaldo. Covers the star’s youth in Madeira, his nicknames, his record with Manchester United, and includes a list of the numerous awards he has received. Updated throughout with stats from the 2014 FIFA World Cup.”                       [JB RONALDO,C]



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