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Poly-Trap | Nita Ganguly | Book Review

October 19, 2016

Poly-Trap | Nita Ganguly | Book Review

By Sankalpita

AGE: 7+ years

Wiley is a baby sea horse who joins his mother to explore the sea and the life beyond their little home. Wiley is new and curious to the outside world and he asks a number of questions to his mother to find out as much as possible about this new world.

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Ariel Bradley | Lynda Durant | Book Review

October 2, 2016

Ariel Bradley | Lynda Durant | Book Review

By Sankalpita

AGE: 6-9 years

Ariel Bradley, A Spy for General Washington does a very good job of teaching a little bit of history to the kids while inculcating some good reading habits in them. The book also inspires the children to feel patriotic and serve their motherland (in this case T…

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane | Neil Gaiman | Book Review

September 11, 2016

The Ocean at the End of the Lane | Neil Gaiman | Book Review

By Bhavna Anil

PLOT: 4/5 

CHARACTERS: 5/5  

WRITING STYLE: 5/5  

CLIMAX: 4/5  

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5  

A little boy. An unnamed monster. Birds from an unnamed realm which feed on said unnamed monster. A woman so old that she witnessed the Big Bang. A…

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A Tale of Two Daddies | Vanita Oelschlager | Book Review

September 1, 2016

A Tale of Two Daddies | Vanita Oelschlager | Book Review

By Sankalpita

AGE: 4-6 years

This book is meant for children who have just started reading and are trying to hone their reading skills. The language is simple and easy to understand. There are maximum two lines per page and all of the text is written in a rhyming way. For example a page re…

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A Tale of Two Mommies | Vanita Oelschlager | Book Review

August 31, 2016

A Tale of Two Mommies | Vanita Oelschlager | Book Review

By Sankalpita

AGE: 4-6 years

A tale of two mommies is a sweet little book meant for children who have just started reading. There are maximum one or two lines per page. The language is also simple and easy to understand.

PAGES: 24

The book is really small with just about 24 pages. I …

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Sing Freedom | Vanita Oelschlager | Book Review

August 27, 2016

Sing Freedom | Vanita Oelschlager | Book Review

By Sankalpita

AGE: 7-10 years

This book is meant for children between the ages 7 to 10 years.

PAGES: 36

The book has a total of 36 pages. Most of these pages contain 4 to 6 lines of text each. The language is kept simple and understandable. All the pages are accompanied by beautiful …

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The Great Snapping Turtle Adventure | Susan Yaruta-Young | Book Review

September 19, 2015

The Great Snapping Turtle Adventure | Susan Yaruta-Young | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

This is yet again one of those children’s book that I recently had the pleasure to read while being on my children’s fiction spree. The book is a cute little story of a short li…

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Fall Line | Tudor Robins | Book Review

August 20, 2015

Fall Line | Tudor Robins | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

Fall Line is the first book in the downhill series and is the story of a fifteen year old Chris who has only one goal in life- that to qualify for his district skiing team. Ev…

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Danny Chaucer's Flying Saucer | Christopher Peter | Book Review

August 10, 2015

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

After many days, I finally got my hands on a children’s fiction. Thanks to Netgalley who obliged me with a digital copy in exchange for an honest review. Now, to all the adults o…

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