Book Reviews

Mimi’s Village And How Basic Health Care Transformed It

ImageWritten by Katie Smith Milway, illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes

Kids Can Press, 2012

32 p.; $19.95 (hardcover)

ISBN: 9781554537228 (hardcover)

Reviewed by Shanna Shadoan

Ages 7-10

Luz Makes a Splash

ImageWritten and illustrated by Claudia Dávila

Kids Can Press, 2012

96 p.; $16.95 (hardcover), $8.95 (paperback)

ISBN: 978-1-55453-762-4 (hardcover); 978-1-55453-769-3 (paperback)

Reviewed by Christine F. Smith

Ages 8 to 12

Toads on Toast

ImageWritten by Linda Bailey; illustrations by Colin Jack

Kids Can Press, 2012

32 p.; $18.95 (hardcover)

ISBN: 9781554536627

Reviewed by Alisa Soukhodolskaia

Ages 3-7

The Tooth Mouse

ImageWritten by Susan Hood, illustrations by Janice Nadeau

Kids Can Press, 2012

32 p.; $18.95 (hardcover)

ISBN: 9781554535651

Reviewed by Alisa Soukhodolskaia

Ages 3-7

The Stone Hatchlings

ImageWritten by Sarah Tsiang, illustrated by Qin Leng

Annick Press, 2012

32 p.; $9.95 (paperback), $19.95 (hardcover)

ISBN: 978-1-55451-432-8 (paperback); 978-1-55451-433-5 (hardcover)

Reviewed by Christine F. Smith

Ages 4-7

Some children create imaginary friends. Some invent imaginary stories. Abby made herself imaginary pets in the new book Stone Hatchlings.

That One Spooky Night

ImageWritten by Dan Bar-el, illustrated by David Huyck

Kids Can Press, 2012

80 p.; $8.95 (paper)

ISBN: 9781554537525 (paper); 9781554537518 (hardcover)

Reviewed by Katherine van der Linden

Ages 7 and up

Mr. King’s Things

ImageWritten and illustrated by Geneviève Côté

Kids Can Press, 2012

32 p.; $18.95 (hardcover)

ISBN: 97815545370006 (hardcover)

Reviewed by Shanna Shadoan

Ages 5-8

Lighting Our World: A Year of Celebrations

ImageWritten by Catherine Rondina, illustrated by Jacqui Oakley

Kids Can Press, 2012

32 p.; $18.95 (hardcover)

ISBN: 9781554535941 (hardcover)

Reviewed by Christine F. Smith

Ages 7-10

A wonderful non-fiction text with truly amazingly illustrations, Lighting Our World: A Year of Celebrations is a must-add to any children’s collection.

Dear Flyary

ImageWritten by Dianne Young, illustrated by John Martz

Kids Can Press, 2012

32 p: $18.95 (hardcover)

ISBN: 9781554534487 (hardcover)

Reviewed by Shanna Shadoan

Ages 4-9

Binky Takes Charge

ImageWritten and illustrated by Ashley Spires

Kids Can Press, 2012

64 p.; $16.95 (hardcover), $8.95 (paperback)

ISBN: 9781554537037 (hardcover); 9781554537686 (paperback)

Reviewed by Alisa Soukhodolskaia

Ages 7-10

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