"Warren Whistles at the Sky" Book Review by 4C

Warren Whistles at the Sky is about a curious boy that tests out a legend about whistling at the Northern Lights. Warren was afraid of the Northern Lights but then he found his courage to not be afraid. When Warren whistles at the Northern Lights, something magical and surprising happens. Warren Whistles at the Sky is for people who believe in the power of legends.


"Alligator Baby" Book Review

Alligator Baby by Robert Munsch 

Title: Alligator Baby

Author: Robert Munsch

Illustrator: Micheal Marchenko

Publisher: Scholastic 

Date: 1997

Location: Toronto Can.              


Price: 7.99

ISBN: 13 978-0-590-12387-7


From Tyce: Alligator Baby is a humorous book about Kristen a young girl desperate to see her new baby brother coming home from the…. well zoo. Her dad got tangled up in the twisty windy roads. Eventually they get to the zoo, they don't exactly bring home a human baby. Where is Kristen's knew little brother and where is he? One of the best things Robert Munsch did was thrill the readers with humour and detail in the book, and Micheal Marchenko really paid attention to what he was drawing.    

"Bully" Book Review

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Title: Bully

Author: Judith Caseley

Illustrator: Judith Caseley

Publisher: GreenWillow Books

Date: 2001

Location: China       

Price: $21:99

ISBN: 0-688-17868-5


From Taylor:

Bully is a dramatic story about a boy named Jack who is having a baby sister but Mickey doesn't know. Jack took a remarkable journey about friendship with Mickey. There was a playground argument that affected their friendship. Did Mickey and Jack become friends again? Read Bully to find out!  Bully is hard to put down, it’s a real page turner. One of the best things about this book is the way Judith Caseley gets the reader to pick the book up and keep reading it. This book is recommended to EVERYONE that has their friendship been affected with someone they care about.

"Snow Day" Book Review

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Title: Snow Day

Author: Werner Zimmermann

Illustrator: Werner Zimmermann

Publisher: North Winds Press


Location: Ontario,Canada

Pages: 30

Price: $19.25

ISBN: 059012485-5


From Tavius:

Snow Day is a marvellous story about a kid who hopes it’s a snowday and it is. He eats his delicious breakfast and runs outside. His friends are already making snow angels and building fantastic forts.  There is a ton of fluffy snow in the city. Will the snow be fun or will it get in there way? This is a interesting book for young readers who like entertaining stories. Once you start reading this book, you will not be able to put it down.



"Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude" Book Review

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Title: Once Upon A Cool Motorcycle Dude

Author: Kevin O’Malley

Illustrator: Carol Heyer and Scott Goto

Publisher: Walker Publishing Company Inc.

Date: 2005

Location: United States America            

ISBN: 0-8027-8947-1


From Haya:  

Once Upon A Cool Motorcycle Dude is a thrilling story about a boy and a girl telling a story about a dramatic princess and a tough motorcycle dude. They keep fighting until they figure out how to conjoin those marvellous stories and make a new fabulous story. Once Upon A Cool Motorcycle Dude is for young readers who like action packed stories and readers who like adventures.


"Cows Can't Fly" Book Review

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Title: Cows Can’t Fly

Author: David Milgrim

Illustrator: David Milgrim

Publisher: Scholastic

Date: 1999


Price: $5.30

ISBN: 0-439-06001-x


From Maddison:

Cows Can’t Fly is a humorous book for everyone. It happens in a city where there is a flock of cows out on the edge of the city.The boy tries to tell everyone something but know one would listen. All the readers of all ages will be able to connect with topic and how funny it is. After you finish the book it will leave a smile across your face!


"Buttercup, the Clumsy Cow" Book Review

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Title: Buttercup The Clumsy Cow

Author: Julia Moffat

Illustrator: Lisa Williams

Publisher: Evans Brothers

Date: 2005

Location: London U,K            

Pages: 32

ISBN: 1-4242-0108-x



Buttercup The Clumsy Cow is a story about Buttercup being the clumsiest cow on the farm. Buttercup runs into a bucket full of water,a hens nest,and other cows. Most of the cows didn’t want Buttercup around them anymore. The Third day after Buttercup hears a hen scream. Buttercup rapidly ran to the hen coop and sees a fox! Will she save the day? This book is a good book about relationships.

"The Missing Snowman" Book Review


Title: The Missing Snowman

Author: Jo Albee

Illustrator: Vickie Leaner

Publisher: Mc Clanahan Book Company,Inc

Date: May 2010

Location: New York, New York               

Price: $1.50

ISBN: 1-878624-47-4


From Kalli:  

The Missing Snowman is a fantastic story about a boy who dresses up a snowman in some spectacular costumes. Then he acts out the costumes he brought from his house that he dressed the snowman up as. But then one day something bad happens to the snowman! The little snowman was so disappointed because the snowman had disappeared. But then one day the boy got a magical gift. Will the snowman ever return? The Missing Snowman is for people who like magical books.

"Elusive Moose" Book Review

Title:  Elusive Moose

Author: Joan Gannji

Illustrator: Clare  Beaton

Publisher: Barefoot  Books

Date:  2006

Location:  United States               

Price:  7.00

ISBN:  978-1-84686-075-1


From Gwen:

Elusive Moose is a amazing book about a person who goes out in the northern lands and tries to find a moose all year long. It’s funny how he can’t find the moose on every page but can you? While you go on a remarkable journey through the year, you find interesting northern animals.

This fascinating story is for readers that like to learn about animals and like poetry.


"Oink?" Book Review

Title: OINK

Author: Margie Palatini

Illustrator: Henry Cole

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Date: 2006

Location: New York              

ISBN: 978-0-689-86258-8


From Esme:

Oink is about 2 pigs that are sloppy, lazy, and disgraceful. That is just what there neighbors think of them. There neighbors want to clean them up. Do you think these pigs are remarkable or are they not? This story takes place on a farm in a ‘pig pen’. Oink is for all readers looking to get a laugh.


"When the Trees Crackle With Cold" Book Review

When the Trees Crackle with Cold: A Cree Calendar Pisimwasinahikan

Title: When the Trees Crackle with Cold

Author: Bernice Johnson-Laxdal

Illustrator: Miriam Korner

Publisher: Nickel’s Worth Publishing

Date: 2016

Location: Canada        

Price: $19.95

ISBN: 978-1-927756-84-3


From Danae:

When the Trees Crackle with Cold is a story about nature and animals. When the Trees Crackle with Cold is a book you will never want to put down. One of the best things about this book is the way Bernice Johnson-Laxdal told the meaning of the Cree calendar. Just like every person every animal is connected to the cycle of nature. They come out at different times, they’re different colours, and are all sizes. When the Trees Crackle with Cold is a fascinating story. This is a must read for everyone especially Cree people.