BOOK NOOK REVIEWS: Moose Tracks by Karma Wilson

TITLE: Moose Tracks

AUTHOR: Karma Wilson

ILLUSTRATOR: Jack E. Davis

PUBLISHER: Margaret K McElderry Books, 2006

SYNOPSIS:

There are moose tracks on the back porch . . .

in the kitchen . . .

in the den . . .

There are moose tracks EVERYWHERE!

Who left all these moose tracks?

WHAT I LIKED ABOUT THIS BOOK :  My sister likes moose tracks ice cream, but I much prefer THIS type of moose tracks. Young readers will not only enjoy the lovely, lyrical rhythm of this delightful story, children will also love the whimsical illustrations created by illustrator, Jack E Davis. This first person account of mysterious moose tracks left all around a house challenges young minds to eliminate various animal visitors until the very last page. Even the hilarious ending will amuse and possibly surprise those in search of who belongs to all those MOOSE TRACKS! A great addition to any library!

RATING: *****5 Stars *****

RATING SYSTEM:

1 star…probably not worth your time.

2 stars…there are some things to like, but could elements have been stronger.

3 stars…this story will appeal to some readers but others might find it lacking something.

4 stars…strong story, nice illustrations, and should grab the attention of many readers.

5 stars…superbly written story, stellar illustrations, a must addition to any book lovers’ collection!



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Jack is afraid of the THING in the closet. Monty is afraid of the LUMP in the bed. One day boy and monster both decide they no longer want to fear what hides in the dark. Both have a plan, but will be surprised by what they discover after A BUMP IN THE NIGHT.

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Hybrid published author, Donna L Martin, has been writing since she was eight years old. She is a 4th Degree Black Belt in TaeKwonDo by day and a ‘ninja’ writer of flash fiction, children’s picture books, chapter books, young adult novels and inspirational essays by night. Donna offers occasional BOOK NOOK REVIEWS of great children’s books and offers WRITERLY WISDOM to new and established writers. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, Alliance of Independent Authors, and Children’s Book Insider. Donna loves dark chocolate, going to the beach and adding to her growing book collection.

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c/o Story Catcher Publishing

P O Box 27788

Knoxville, Tn 37927

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