Children's Book List

Reviews of Children's Literature

The Girl and the Bicycle

By: Mark Pett

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The Girl and the Bicycle

Summary: A wordless picture book in which a girl sees a bicycle she wants to buy, works hard for a kindly neighbor to earn the money for it, then gets a pleasant surprise.

Rating: 4 ****

A sweet story about a girl who works hard, is thoughtful and kind, and rewarded in the end.

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Whoosh and Chug

By: Sebastien Braun

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Whoosh and Chug


Some trains may think fast is best, but only slow and steady Chug can save the day.

Rating: 4 ****

A new spin on the classic tale of the tortoise and the hare. In this version one ends up in danger for going too fast and not paying attention.

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There’s a Pig in My Class

Written By: Johanna Thydell
Illustrated By: Charlotte Ramel

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There’s a Pig in My Class

A lonely pig sneaks into school where he enjoys lunchtime and making new friends.

Rating: 5 *****

A silly story about kindness.

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