TITLE: Snowy Valentine
AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR: David Petersen
PUBLISHER: Harper Collins Publishers, 2011
Step out into a snowy Valentine’s Day with Jasper the bunny as he searches the forest valley for a special gift for his loved one.
WHAT I LIKED ABOUT THIS BOOK : The countdown to Valentine’s Day has begun and I’m seeing all types of gifts for loved ones. But for Jasper, the everyday gift just isn’t special enough for his lady love, Lilly. Author/Illustrator, David Petersen, sends one little bunny on a quest to find perfection in one little Valentine’s gift. Just when he thinks he has to return home empty handed, Jasper realizes changing his point of view changes how he creates his own special vision of love. A nice Valentine’s Day addition to any library!
RATING: ****4 Stars****
1 star…probably not worth your time.
2 stars…there are some things to like but some elements could have been stronger.
3 stars…this story w5ill 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!
Fox is set to cook a nice meal until the main ingredient tries to escape! The chase is on as Fox and his friends scurry, hop, and lumber their way to catching those rumbly, tumbly taters. Friendship and teamwork go hand in hand during THE GREAT POTATO RACE!
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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