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My niece enjoyed this fantasy/sci-fi early reader. Aside from your average princess stories, this is the first fantasy that she's read, and I'm glad she enjoyed it. I'm trying to introduce her to chapter books and to various genres, so this was a good book to use toward that aim.
Ruthie's Rude Friends is a little tough to rate. I really liked the idea of a sci-fi easy reader, because frankly, those are kind of tough to find (at least I think so). This was my niece's first introduction to a lengthier sci-fi book, and she really enjoyed that. Maybe she's a sci-fi kinda girl...
Continuing the nostalgic trend. I prefer the art here to the art in the first book, though the page layouts are a little uninspired. The picture of the king's dump always cracks me up.
Baby's first fantasy book (literally). In a fit of nostalgia, I pulled this off the shelves and read it aloud to a very patient Zana. It's still a sweet tale, and I love the bit about tickling their way out of trouble. But in retrospect, the part where the mother turns into a house that envelops Sta...
A sci-fi easy reader! Ruthie lives on the planet X10 with her scientist parents. While there she meets the children from other planets. Fun take on the "don't judge a book by its cover" message. Shows how the things that make us different can allow us to help each other.