Tag Archives: adventure

Grandfather’s Journey

Title: Grandfather’s Journey Author(s): Allen Sy Illustrator/Photographer: Allen Sy Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993 Number of pages: 29 Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction Analysis: In Allen Sy’s award winning book Grandfather’s Journey, the text functions as a window to the … Continue reading

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The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

Title: The City of Ember Author(s): Jeanne DuPrau 
Illustrator/Photographer: N/A Publisher and Year: Yearling / 2003 Number of pages: 270 Genre: fiction Analysis: This is the first book in the City of Ember series by Jeanne DuPrau and is a … Continue reading

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Friends

Title: Friends Author: Eric Carle Illustrator: Eric Carle Publisher and Year: The Penguin Group, 2013 Number of Pages: 22 Genre: Fiction Analysis: Friends is a playful story about a young boy and girl who were once best friends. They were … Continue reading

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Clever Jack Takes the Cake by Candace Fleming

Title: Clever Jack Takes the Cake Author(s): Candace Fleming Illustrator/Photographer: G. Brian Karas Publisher and Year: Schwartz & Wade Books Number of pages: 34 Genre: Children’s Fiction Analysis: In Candace Fleming’s award winning children’s book Clever Jack Takes the Cake, … Continue reading

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Perfect Square by Michael Hall

Title: Perfect Square Author(s): Michael Hall Illustrator/Photographer: Michael Hall Publisher and Year: Harper Collins Publishers, 2011 Number of pages: 38 Genre: Children’s Fiction Analysis: In Michael Hall’s award winning book Perfect Square, the text functions as a window for the … Continue reading

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Alice by Whoopi Goldberg

Title: Alice Author(s): Whoopi Goldberg Illustrator/Photographer: John Rocco Publisher and Year: Bantam / 1992 Number of pages: 47 Genre: fantasy Analysis: This book is Whoopi Goldberg’s excursion into children’s book writing in a take on the classic “Alice in Wonderland” … Continue reading

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Secret Pizza Party by Adam Rubin

Title: Secret Pizza Party Author(s): Adam Rubin Illustrator/Photographer: Daniel Salmieri Publisher and Year: Dial Books for Young Readers / 2013 Number of pages: 34 Genre: fiction Analysis: This book is nothing but silly fun. The story revolves around a racoon … Continue reading

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Goldi Rocks and the Three Bears by Corey Rosen Schwartz and Beth Coulton

Title: Goldi Rocks and the Three Bears Author(s): Corey Rosen Schwartz and Beth Coulten Illustrator/Photographer: Nate Wragg Publisher and Year: GP Putnam’s Sons / 2014 Number of pages: 30 Genre: modern fairy tale Analysis: This text is a window into … Continue reading

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Town Possum, Outback Possum by Yvonne Morrison

Title: Town Possum, Outback Possum Author(s): Yvonne Morrison Illustrator/Photographer: Heath McKenzie Publisher and Year: Little Hare Books / 2011 Number of pages: 23 Genre: Fiction Analysis: This book acts as a window into the lives of two possums: Jacko, who … Continue reading

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