Sunday, September 5, 2010

Book Review - Alphabet Woof

By Sherrie A Madia
Illustrated by Patrick Carlson
Published by MommyDaughter Productions
Released 2009
Source- The Author
Ages 18 months on
4 Stars- Good Read

In a regular town,
In a regular house,
On a regular day
Like today, you may say,
Something truly extraordinary happened that day,
And it made us see soup in a whole different way. (taken from book)

Moxy the family dog always dreamed of talking and when Moxy's young owner's Aunt Mabel comes to visit one rainy night, Moxy gets his wish. Aunt Mabel's magic alphabet soup gets spilled and when Moxy licks it up off the floor, he finds he can speak.

Moxy and his family are not only quite shocked to learn he can talk, but they learn all the things that Moxy has done and wants to do. As Moxy becomes the famous talking dog, he realizes talking isn't as cool as he thought it was. Everyone wants a bit of his time, and in the end, what he wants most is to go back home and be with his family.

A great read written in rhyme will quickly engage little ones. With colorful illustrations and lovable dog, little ones will fall in love with Moxy the dog.

You can find out more about the author and Moxy the dog by visiting here

In My Mailbox

In My Mailbox is a meme hosted by The Story Siren and was inspired by Alea of Pop CultureJunkie! With this post, we share the books we've received this past week for review, borrowed from friends or the library, received as a gift and/or bought. We've posted our what we've received for Mundie Moms here

For Review:
* Star Wars Millennium Falcon, A 3-D Owners's Guide
* The Sea of Sleep
By Warren Hanson, Illustrated by Jim LaMarche
* 8 Spinning Planets
By Brian James, Illustrated by Russell Benfanti
* Hemophobula The Wannable Vampire
By Normandy D Piccolo
* How Do Dinosaurs Laugh Out Loud?
By Jane Yolen & Mark Teague
* The 39 Clues, Into The Gauntlet Book 10
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
* Dear America, The Diary of Piper Davis, The Fences Between Us Seattle, WA 1941
By Kirby Larson
* Dear America, The Diary Of Abigail Jane Stewart, The Winter of Red Snow, Valley Forge, PA, 1777 By Kristiana Gregory
* Dear America, The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, A Journey to the New World, Mayflower 1620 By Kathryn Lasky

* Ella Enchanted (Thank you Lindsey Leavitt)

Thank you to Scholastic, Lindsey Leavitt and Normandy D Piccolo for this week's wonderful reads. What goodies did you get this week?
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. ~ Anna Quindlen

Good children's literature appeals not only to
the child in the adult, but to the adult in the child.
~ Anonymous ~