Review by Gingerbo0ks -- Puffy and the Formidable Foe

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Re: Review by Gingerbo0ks -- Puffy and the Formidable Foe

Post by Gingerbo0ks » 22 Sep 2017, 12:00

kandscreeley wrote:I love the cute message of this story! Like you, I think it's great that the pictures are hand drawn. I think kids would be able to relate to them really well since it looks like something they could do themselves! All in all, it sounds like a great one! Thanks for the lovely review.
Exactly that kandscreeley, it works because it looks like something they could do themselves.
Thanks for your compliment on my review. I enjoyed doing this one :)
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Post by Vickie Noel » 25 Sep 2017, 06:05

Great review kislany! I do agree that it would have been really nice if the story were a bit longer but it still serves the purpose of giving parents and their children something to talk about. :techie-studyinggray:
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Post by Doaa Wael » 07 Oct 2017, 14:43

Nice review!! Well written ^-^
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Post by Izesicle » 15 Oct 2017, 09:35

Coincidentally, my latest review is about this book as well. My favourite part about your review is the one where the simple drawings will inspire children readers to draw their own pets. Thank you for stopping by my review

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Post by Job Njoroge » 16 Oct 2017, 10:35

Great review. I enjoyed the review since you have written it very well. It is also educating to children on moral values

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Post by Mindi » 16 Oct 2017, 12:56

I have a heart for children's books, and you did a great review. This sounds like a lovable story. I am a huge cat lover.

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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 17 Oct 2017, 07:47

Thanks for your comments Job Njoroge and Mindi.

I'm a big cat lover too Mindi :)
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Post by NL Hartje » 28 Jan 2018, 12:43

Kandscreely, I agree with you about the pictures looking hand-drawn.

For me, this book scored highly for rhyming and offering the parental discussion syllabus. I was disappointed, however, with Puffy's portrayal. He was illustrated differently on most pages. Some pages he had eyelashes; some pages he did not. Some pages he had a pink nose, whereas on others it was grey or white.

Did any of you notice this? I only rated the book 3/4. Do you think the differing Puffys warranted negative impact on the score?

My review here:
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