The Cay

The Cay Writer: Theodore Taylor Stage 3  |  137 pages Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books London  |  ISBN 0-435-121790 (New: 978-0435121792) (Taylor, 1973) Buy the book. What to expect: Novel, cross-culture, friendship, war, survival. Philip and his parents moved to Willemstad, Curacao, because of his father`s job. The story happens around World War II. His motherContinue reading “The Cay”

The Clever Lion King

The Clever Lion King Writer: Justyna D. Waclawik Illustrator: Jakub Kuzma Stage 1  |  48 pages Publisher: Christian Art Kids  |  ISBN 978-1-4321-1104-5 (Waclawik, 2014) Buy the book. What to expect: Christian, picture book, illustrations, Fox, sharing. This storybook is about a community of different animals: the wise old Lion, respected by the animals; theContinue reading “The Clever Lion King”

My Grandparents are Special

My Grandparents are Special Text: Jennifer Moore-Mallinos Illustrations: Martha Fabrega Stage 1  |  31 pages Publisher: Struik | ISBN 978-1-77007-535-1 (Moore-Mallinos & Fabrega, 2007b) What to expect: picture book, grandparents’ stories, activities, fun. The book is also from the series “Let`s talk about it”. It highlights grandparents and visiting grandparents. Grandpa tells stories to theContinue reading “My Grandparents are Special”

Ride a Cock-Horse

Ride a Cock-Horse Chosen by Sarah Williams Illustrated by Ian Beck Early Stage 1  |  48 pages Publisher: Oxford | ISBN 978-0-19-272375-8 (Williams, 1999) What to expect: songs, repetition, rhymes, short stories. The book includes different kinds of rhymes. They are arranged in four sections: “Knee-Jogging Rhymes”, “Bouncing and Dancing Rhymes”, “Patting and Clapping Rhymes”,Continue reading “Ride a Cock-Horse”

I Wonder Why Satellites Send Signals

I Wonder Why Satellites Send Signals and other questions about communication Written by Richard Mead Stage 3  |  32 pages Publisher: Kingfisher | ISBN 978-0753414095. (Mead, 2006) Buy the book. What to expect: short stories, facts, communication. The book is about communication. With different short stories, the writers’ aim is that children read interesting books,Continue reading “I Wonder Why Satellites Send Signals”

Little Mouse`s Rescue

Little Mouse`s Rescue Written by Ariane Chottin Adapted by Patricia Jensen Illustrated by Malgorzata Dzierzawska Stage 1  |  18 pages Publisher: The Reader’s Digest | ISBN 978-0-276-44236-0 (Chottin, 2004) What to expect: Adventure, friendship, working together. The book is about a little mouse who lives on a farm. The main character is Squeaky, with theContinue reading “Little Mouse`s Rescue”