Monthly Archives: July 2010

"CatDog: Way Off Broadway"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: CatDog: Way Off Broadway Authors: Greg Crosby and Brad McMahon Illustrator: Niall Harding Publisher: Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, 1999 ISBN-13: 9780689830112 ISBN-10: 0689830114 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 6-8 Rating: 2 … Continue reading

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"The Very Hungry Caterpillar"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Author and Illustrator: Eric Carle Publisher: Penguin Group USA, republished in 1981 ISBN-13: 9780399208539 ISBN-10: 0399208534 Related website: http://www.eric-carle.com/home.html Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 3-6 Rating: 4 stars … Continue reading

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"Dinosaur Detective: The Raptor's Claw"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dinosaur Detective: The Raptor’s Claw Author: B. B. Calhoun Illustrator: Danny O’Leary Publisher: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1995 ISBN-13: 9780716766063 (hardcover) ISBN: 071676606X (hardcover) ISBN-13: 9780716766070 (paperback) ISBN: 0716766078 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing … Continue reading

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"The Sword in the Tree"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Sword in the Tree Author: Clyde Robert Bulla Illustrator: Bruce Bowles Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, reprinted in 2000 ISBN-13: 9780064421324 ISBN-10: 0064421325 Related website: http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/books/Sword-Tree/?isbn13=9780064421324&tctid=120 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Rating: … Continue reading

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"Madeline"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Madeline Author and Illustrator: Ludwig Bemelmans Publisher: Penguin Group USA, republished in 1958 ISBN-13: 9780670445806 ISBN-10: 0670445800 Related website: http://www.madeline.com/ Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 6-8 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by … Continue reading

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"A Zoo in Our House"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Zoo in Our House Author: Heather Eyles Illustrator: Stanley G. (Andy) Cooke Publisher: Walker Books Ltd., republished in 1994 ISBN-13: 9781557820020 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 1557820023 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0744536485 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0744536480 (paperback) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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"Crinkleroot's Guide to Knowing the Trees"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing the Trees Author and Illustrator: Jim Arnosky Publisher: Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, 1992 ISBN-13: 9780027058550 ISBN-10: 0027058557 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) … Continue reading

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