Featured Official Review: Sigfried's Smelly Socks!

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Re: Official Review: Sigfried's Smelly Socks!

Post by Rachelle Bisa » 19 Mar 2018, 03:36

"Sigfried’s Smelly Socks!" by Len Foley is an artistic art of mind of the author. Vividly giving the transformation of smell into a meaningful description is a wonderful way to set children's mood and interest. Fabulous!

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Post by mosero » 19 Mar 2018, 03:54

Interesting way of telling a story ...thank you for the insight.

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Post by Rachelle Bisa » 19 Mar 2018, 10:35

Your welcome. I'm looking forward to read more about your artwork. Cheers!

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Post by ValBookReviews » 22 Mar 2018, 21:12

I love a good review without spoiler alerts and you nailed it! Great job! Thank you and I also read the sample pages and was taken in and enjoyed.
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Post by PaigeA » 25 Apr 2018, 10:59

MarisaRose wrote:
28 Nov 2017, 15:34
[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Sigfried’s Smelly Socks!" by Len Foley.]

Although I must admit that this book really wasn’t what I was expecting, I think there are a lot of young children (and adults) who will find this to be a laugh-out-loud read.

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Post by Lgs1089 » 11 May 2018, 19:17

You know, when I first read this, I thought the same thing. I started digging deep. I never realized how complex children's stories can be. The simplicity of the story and vibrant illustrations are used to assist children in the transformation process. The idea is to provide a multi-sensory experience that helps advance the child from looking to seeing via visual perception, imitation, and recognition assisted by the development of auditory memory. Short, terse sentences are easier to remember and can be utilized in the development of cognitive functions. This story is smelly, but it's encouraging. It prods children to laugh at themselves, lessens shame, and teaches them to wash their damn socks. My husband should have read this as a child. :oops:
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Post by Samarah2010 » 11 May 2018, 20:23

As long as the review is clear its sounds fun.ill got this to my shelfs.thanks for the clear review

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Post by dtb » 12 May 2018, 10:48

I liked this one too. The illustrations were great.

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Post by Ansamino » 12 May 2018, 11:21

It will be an interesting book

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Post by Wael El-Manzalawy » 12 May 2018, 17:45

As regards the language, I think that one of the challenges that faces the writers of children books is to enrich the language of the child and to be understood by the children at the same time. I think that the writer was successful in this challenge.

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Post by cparsley29 » 12 May 2018, 23:48

the book is not only funny but it helps children learn how to spell and read i love it

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Post by love_b00ks » 13 May 2018, 19:49

I also did a review of this one and I agree with you. Such a funny book!

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Post by Laura Bach » 14 May 2018, 09:50

Seems like a funny little book. But I agree that gross things are not for all kids. You intrigued me with the images, I want to see how a gross thing is shown to children. And I want to laugh at the last page too. Thank you for the review!

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Post by willykobia » 15 May 2018, 09:35

i like the book it reminds me when i was young .

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Post by Nikka Gumapac » 16 May 2018, 10:14

This may appear and sound gross to some group of people but I find it informative and at the same time entertaining. I recommend this book especially to parents who want to widen the knowledge and imagination of their children. Life is not solely compose of sweets and rainbows. Thus, I believe that children should know of this little by little and introducing gross things would be the first step. 😅😅

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