Children's Book List

Reviews of Children's Literature

The Flying Hand of Marco B.

Written By: Richard Leiter
Illustrated By: Shahar Kober

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The Flying Hand of Marco B.

Summary: Marco is riding in the backseat of a car driven by his parents. Being bored, he puts his hand out the window and fantasizes about flying. As he does so, his fantasy takes him on a wild ride up in the sky.

Rating: 5 *****

Leiter captures the simple child wonder and fascination kids have with sticking their hands out the window of a moving car and its feelings. He also captures the parents concern. A wonderful tale that will take kids out the window and flying into the air.

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I Am Cow Hear Me Moo

Written By: Jill Esbaum
Illustrated By: Gus Gordon

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I Am Cow Hear Me Moo


While showing her timid gal pals the wonders of the woods, brave Nadine the cow discovers that she is not entirely fearless.

Rating: 2 **

Not sure what the point is of this story. If you pretend to be brave you’ll eventually be exposed?

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