Official Review: Why Can't the Owl Sleep? by Cynthia Baker

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Re: Official Review: Why Can't the Owl Sleep? by Cynthia Bak

Post by gali » 28 Jun 2015, 21:47

Amheiser wrote:This sounds like a really cute idea for a storybook for young children. I like that it is written in poetry. I think that is a very helpful way for children to learn to read by learning words that rhyme with each other. I also like that the animals talk about themselves and teach children about themselves, right from the animal's mouth, so to speak. Great review!
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Post by Cee-Jay Aurinko » 06 Jul 2015, 04:09

Sounds like a great book for the little ones. Outstanding review. I think you covered everything there is to love about this book. The poems sound particularly fascinating. I'm sure the illustrations won't disappoint the young ones. Because I consider myself an animal lover, I almost want to get this book for myself. Kids stories teach wonderful lessons about life even we as adults can take to heart.
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Post by gali » 06 Jul 2015, 05:33

Leon Durham wrote:Sounds like a great book for the little ones. Outstanding review. I think you covered everything there is to love about this book. The poems sound particularly fascinating. I'm sure the illustrations won't disappoint the young ones. Because I consider myself an animal lover, I almost want to get this book for myself. Kids stories teach wonderful lessons about life even we as adults can take to heart.
Thank you for your kind words. :)
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Post by maryleebooks » 12 Jul 2015, 14:25

I love kids books with talking animals.

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Post by gali » 12 Jul 2015, 22:17

maryleebooks wrote:I love kids books with talking animals.
So do I! 8)
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Post by lizasulit64 » 05 Sep 2017, 17:13

Its a fun book nice review .Congrats

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Post by Ashley Simon » 12 Sep 2017, 09:13

Great review! I especially love children's books that incorporate nature. I'll have to check this one out for my classroom! :D

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Post by kandscreeley » 12 Sep 2017, 09:51

I think even as adults, it's nice every once in a while to go back and read children's books. However, I almost feel like you have to actually have the copy in your hand. With these, it doesn't seem to be the same (to me anyway) if it's on an e-reader screen. It loses something in translation. Anyway, I'm getting off on a tangent. I enjoyed your review, and it seems like a great little kid's book.
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Post by gali » 12 Sep 2017, 11:59

:text-thankyouyellow:
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