Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Book Review- Story County Here We Come!

By Derek Anderson
Published by Orchard Books
To Be Released on January 1st, 2011
Ages 4-7
Source- Scholastic
3 Stars- It's A Good Read

An adorable and silly new farm series with an utterly lovable cast-from New York Times bestselling illustrator Derek Anderson!

Welcome to Story County!

More than anything, Farmer wants a farm. His friends Dog, Pig, Chicken, and Miss Cow are eager to help. Together they build the barn, spread the fields, plant the crops, and more until voilĂ !-the farm is complete. Or is it?

Silliness abounds as Derek Anderson takes readers from white page to colorful farm in this charming tale of friendship (and teamwork) as five friends come together to create Story County-a special new home for young readers where anything can happen (quoted from Goodreads).

Ever wonder how a far is built? Well you're about to find out. Story County's wonderful illustrations capture the fun these farm animals and farmer have when they get together to build their own farm. It's a fun read and made us laugh out loud a few times. My kids really enjoyed looking at the pictures and laughing at what was happening in the illustrations. I think this is a great book to have for story time for preschoolers and Kindergarteners.
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 ~