Official Review: Halloween with Snowman Paul by Yossi Lapid

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Re: Official Review: Halloween with Snowman Paul by Yossi Lapid

Post by TheTrueNyree » 02 Oct 2018, 21:23

Thank you for such a detailed review! "The illustrations really stood out to me; each one is a colorful, full two-page spread. The large size added a lot of enjoyment to the story as the illustrator incorporated many fun details to hold the attention of readers both young and old. Children and adults will marvel at the spooky settings, emotive characters and various creatures found throughout the picture book. The many details will have readers lingering on each page to ensure nothing is missed".I think that having great illustrations in a children's book is very important. When i tutor in reading I use some illustrations to ask questions before starting the next page. I'm asking them to recall what they just read in the pictures. This way they can better absorb what they are actullay reading through a short discussion. Its seems to work. This sounds like it would be a nice read for young children.

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Post by lavellan » 02 Oct 2018, 21:27

Thanks for your review! It is very unique that a snowman is participating in Halloween festivities; I've never heard of something like that before! The illustrations look very eye-catching and spooky. I'm sure young readers will appreciate the rhyming included in the story. I wonder how the witch and aliens factor into Snowman Paul and the young boy's adventures.

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Post by Nandy » 02 Oct 2018, 21:30

Great review. Congrats on it. The book really does seem to be interesting and something the my kid might like. He loves snowmen and also I think that he may like the illustrations. Apart from this review I went through the sample provided at Amazon and the illustrations and pictures are really very colourful and fun.

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Post by cjeanallen » 02 Oct 2018, 21:32

I enjoyed reading this informative review. I know a few young readers who would love to share in the Halloween adventures!

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Post by jessinikkip » 02 Oct 2018, 21:36

I love seeing when kid's books are easily enjoyed by the kids they're written for. So many try to use such big words that I wonder how kids can enjoy them. Glad to see this is an excellent choice for young ones to read about Halloween.

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Post by Jgideon » 02 Oct 2018, 21:37

A kid's book with vibrant engaging illustrations sounds great. I will be checking this out.

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Post by Mely918 » 02 Oct 2018, 21:41

I was a big fan of picture books when I was younger! It's great that the illustrator incorporated so many details into the drawing for this book. I also like that the author maintains a simple, yet interactive tone for this book. I agree, a book like this is perfect for young kids and parents. The plot is also very unique. I never would have thought of a snowman in Halloween. Thank you so much for an insightful review!

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Post by Charmaine_216 » 02 Oct 2018, 21:44

Seems to be an interesting read, especially for the kids. Although, the kid in me would like to be spooked too!

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Post by bellaterrabooks » 02 Oct 2018, 21:52

A cross-sectional holiday account of a snowman during Halloween is a unique and novel concept, especially for a snowman who dressing in costume and participates in traditional Halloween activities. In an effort to create a slight amount of suspense while maintaining a light level spooky story this story is targeted towards the young demographic. Meanwhile, adults and older children can still relish in the comical nuance of a snowman who dresses in costume and participates in traditional Halloween activities when this symbol would be a typical winter or Christmas theme. The children’s book presents a fun read for all ages.

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Post by Ueli+ » 02 Oct 2018, 21:54

Halloween with Snowman Paul authored by
Yossi Lapid. From reading the reviews, this is definitely a book that I would purchase. The descriptions including “joy-filled”,
“lyrical narratives”, and, inclusive of all ethnicities & genders is of great interest to me. The fact that it is an interactive read for parents and children with beautiful illustrations sounds like a great book to keep; as well as to gift to others. I also was taken when one reviewer noted that it’s fun to read and basic so that children can eventually read it on their own. I’m looking forward to reading it and gifting it for birthdays & the holidays!

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Post by Dori Lee » 02 Oct 2018, 22:01

Great review. I always loved reading to my neices and nephews. This sounds like a book they would live for their kids now.

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Post by ParadoxicalWoman » 02 Oct 2018, 22:03

Snowman in halloween? That is incredibly unique and creative. This will potentially serve as inspiration for children to keep on doing something creative and to think outside the box. I myself an adult is attracted to this book.
Thanks for your thorough review.
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Post by jemgirl202 » 02 Oct 2018, 22:12

This sounds like such a fun book that my kids would love. The illustrations look amazing and I love that the writing is lyrical for kids to enjoy. Congrats on the book of the day! Great review!

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Post by SABRADLEY » 02 Oct 2018, 22:29

This certainly sounds like an entertaining and festive book for children to enjoy on their own or with parents. The treehouse party is a fun touch, as is the snowman. I like that the narrative is rhythmic and the vibrant illustrations complete the fun. Great review.

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Post by Mickey-busolo » 02 Oct 2018, 22:33

Good book.The feeling of what is going to happen to the boy and snowman as they go to the tree house is chilling,the anticipation and waiting of which character is going to pop up.
The story is captivating,good to both children and adults

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