Book Review: Ten Timid Ghosts (O’Connell)

Ten Timid Ghosts Author/Illustrator: Jennifer O’Connell © 2000 Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. Genre: Children’s Lit Subgenre: Halloween, Spine-Chilling Horror, Beginning Readers Reviewer: Sara Book received from: Purchased at book fair     Synopsis (Amazon blurb): “It’s Halloween, and ten timid ghosts in a haunted house have a problem: A mean witch is preparing to move in…

Book Review: The Cat at Night (Ipcar)

The Cat at Night Author / Illustrator: Dahlov Ipcar Publisher: Islandport Press (2008) [Originally released in paperback by DoubleDay, 1969] Genre: Children’s Fiction Subgenre: Animals, Cats Reviewer: Sara       Synopsis: “Join the farmer’s cat on his fascinating nighttime journey through fields, farms, forests, and even the city to see what only he can…

Book Review: Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site (Rinker)

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Author: Sherri Duskey Rinker    Illustrator: Tom Lichtenheld Publisher: Chronicle Books © 2013 Genre: Children’s Books Subgenre: Construction, Family Life Reviewer: Sara     Review: The end of the day at the construction site means rest and bedtime for all the machinery working there. Each type of equipment finishes the last of…