Monthly Archives: January 2014

Rainbow Fish to the Rescue!

Title Rainbow Fish to the Rescue! Author Marcus Pfister Illustrator/Photographer  Marcus Pfister Publisher and Year North-South Books, Inc.. 1995 Number of pages: 24 Genre: Fantasy, fable Descriptive Annotation: This book is illustrated in the same way as the prequel, The … Continue reading

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The Night I Followed the Dog

Title The Night I Followed the Dog Author Nina Laden Illustrator/Photographer  Nina Laden Publisher and Year Chronicle Books, 1994 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Humorous Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This book is written from the perspective of the dog’s owner, a little … Continue reading

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Walter the Baker

Title Walter the Baker Author Eric Carle Illustrator/Photographer Eric Carle Publisher and Year Simon & Schuster, 1995 Number of pages: 27 Genre: Historical fiction, myth Descriptive Annotation:  This book is written and illustrated in the typical Eric Carle fashion. While … Continue reading

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Purplicious

Title: Purplicious Author: Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann Illustrator: Victoria Kann Publisher and Year: Harper Collins Publisher, 2007 Number of pages: 30 pages Tags/Themes: Bullying, Elementary School, Individuality, Grades K-5 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: In the story, a little … Continue reading

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Donavan’s Word Jar

Title: Donavan’s Word Jar Author: Monalisa DeGross Illustrator: Cheryl Hanna Publisher and Year: HarperCollins Publishers, 1998 Number of pages: 80 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: This chapter book has the main character, Donavan, who does not collect anything while his friends and … Continue reading

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Duck for President

  Duck for President Title: Duck for President Author: Doreen Cronin Illustrator: Betsy Lewin Publisher and Year: Simon and Schuster, Scholastic, 2004 Themes: Humor, Politics, Elections Pages: 37 Genre: humorous fiction Descriptive Annotation: Clever Duck finds himself frustrated with the … Continue reading

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