by Alethea Kontis
Enchanted is a fairy tale intertwined with other
fairy tales. Sunday loves to write and tell stories. Nearly every story she
tells becomes a reality. She feels ignored compared to her other six sisters
named from each day of the week so when she finds a frog who is eager to hear
her stories told, she becomes intrigued and admits that she would marry the
frog if he were a man. Once Sunday kisses the frog, he changes back into a
prince. Before they can live happily ever after, Sunday and the Prince of
Arilland have to overcome his past and her disapproving parents.
Enchanted is a chapter book that is perfect for any
reader who loves fairy tales, romance, and humor. There are many similarities
between this book and the famous fairy tales it mimics, taking the best ideas
from classic romances and making it suitable and fun for a younger reading
audience. The descriptions of the Woodcutter family and the world in which they
live in really brings the book to life.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake
by Michael Kaplan
by Michael Kaplan
Summary:Betty Bunny is a picky eater, a “handful” to her parents, and a frustration to her siblings. Once she discovers that she loves chocolate cake and that becomes her obsession, life gets interesting for the whole family! Betty Bunny must learn to eat the healthy food first, and to have patience before she can eat her chocolate cake. Sneaking the chocolate cake into her pocket brings about an unexpected result for Betty Bunny.
Review:Who doesn’t love chocolate cake? And what child wouldn’t rather eat cake than the rest of their dinner? This amusing book is told with fun illustrations that really add to the story. It makes you want to have a piece of chocolate cake!