Review by Daniel_ -- Sigfried’s Smelly Socks!

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Review by Daniel_ -- Sigfried’s Smelly Socks!

Post by Daniel_ » 29 Jun 2019, 02:19

[Following is a volunteer review of "Sigfried’s Smelly Socks!" by Len Foley.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Sigfried’s Smelly Socks! is a children’s book written by Len Foley. It is a short hilarious book with colourful square pages. The text, pictures, cover design, and internal design were all done by the author, Len Foley.

The book is about Sigfried, the funny looking character on the cover page, who made several attempts to locate the source of a disturbing smell. Eventually, he did not only succeed at locating the source, he also found a solution to the smell problem, though a very silly one.

Sigfried’s Smelly Socks! is easy and interesting to read. It is also a very attractive book. Each page, from the cover page to the last page, has at least one illustration and a well-coloured background. Also, the text is presented in a beautiful and dynamic way.

The only thing I don’t like in this book is the use of the slang ‘kraut’. However, I like a lot of things about this book. I like the fact that it is interesting and filled with humor; I giggled all through as I read from cover to cover. I like the concept used by Len in this book. Also, the idea of mixing cartoon drawings and pictures is quite amazing. Though part of the suspense in this book is killed by the book title, the ending is out of the blue. I also like the inclusion of the tiny fly that appeared twice in this book, this, I also found amusing.

In the course of reading Sigfried’s Smelly Socks! I found few minor errors; nonetheless, I still rate it 4 out of 4 stars. This is because the errors didn’t affect its readability, neither did it affect the amusement I got from it. I recommend Sigfried’s Smelly Socks! to every child and to adults, who, like Jennifer Mundy, will read it to kids.

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Post by Helena91 » 08 Jul 2019, 11:54

Wow! The author is sure a multi-talented person. He did both the writing and the designing himself! That's huge. Thanks for the beautiful review

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Post by Daniel_ » 09 Jul 2019, 00:47

Helena91 wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 11:54
Wow! The author is sure a multi-talented person. He did both the writing and the designing himself! That's huge. Thanks for the beautiful review
I was very impressed too, and challenged; It is very rare to come across such writers. Thanks for the comment :tiphat: .

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Post by Orizon » 10 Jul 2019, 08:24

The author writing is wonderful and entertaining. Great review by the way.

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Post by Daniel_ » 11 Jul 2019, 00:59

Orizon wrote:
10 Jul 2019, 08:24
The author writing is wonderful and entertaining. Great review by the way.
Yes, you're right... Thanks for stopping by. :tiphat:

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Post by Charlie19 » 11 Jul 2019, 02:56

Such a cute book, the title is so funny..I like this one for my little one.

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Post by Daniel_ » 11 Jul 2019, 04:17

Charlie19 wrote:
11 Jul 2019, 02:56
Such a cute book, the title is so funny..I like this one for my little one.
lol... :lol: ...That sounds nice. Thanks for the comment. :tiphat:

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Post by Ekta Kumari » 11 Jul 2019, 09:41

I read this book too and immensely enjoyed the colourful illustrations. Sigfried is someone who would definitely be amusing for children and adults alike. I like your thorough review. Thanks for it.
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Post by Daniel_ » 12 Jul 2019, 00:10

Ekta Kumari wrote:
11 Jul 2019, 09:41
I read this book too and immensely enjoyed the colourful illustrations. Sigfried is someone who would definitely be amusing for children and adults alike. I like your thorough review. Thanks for it.
Yes, he is... Thanks for the comment. :tiphat:

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Post by Helen_Combe » 12 Jul 2019, 13:13

Glad you enjoyed the book. I don’t think Kraut is slang, it’s German for cabbage as in Sauerkrau, pickled cabbage.
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Post by sanjus » 12 Jul 2019, 15:02

The book teaches kids how to maintain good hygiene, Thanks for nice review which sheds light on this from some different perspective.
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Post by Daniel_ » 13 Jul 2019, 02:28

Helen_Combe wrote:
12 Jul 2019, 13:13
Glad you enjoyed the book. I don’t think Kraut is slang, it’s German for cabbage as in Sauerkrau, pickled cabbage.
Hoooo :doh: ... Didn't know that. Thanks for the correction, and thanks for stopping by. :tiphat:

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Post by Daniel_ » 13 Jul 2019, 02:29

sanjus wrote:
12 Jul 2019, 15:02
The book teaches kids how to maintain good hygiene, Thanks for nice review which sheds light on this from some different perspective.
Yes, it does. Thanks for the comment. :tiphat:

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Post by LinaMueller » 15 Jul 2019, 08:53

Sounds funny and cute at the same time. :lol2:

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Post by Miriam Molina » 15 Jul 2019, 15:32

The author might as well be called Len Folly. But he definitely knows how to tickle the funny bone.

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