Featured Official Review: Sigfried's Smelly Socks!

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Re: Official Review: Sigfried's Smelly Socks!

Post by Adil15 » 18 Mar 2018, 15:12

I think it is an amusing book and it sometimes talks about things that I wouldn't really want my kids to read. Most of the time though it just talks about smelly food which my kids found amusing but I found disgusting. So if you don't want your children to read about disgusting food then don't get this, but if you don't mind and want something to keep your kids occupied then I would very much recommend this book.

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Post by GabbiV » 18 Mar 2018, 15:17

I definitely agree with you that both parents and children can find this book funny. The illustrations really made the book pop!

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Post by Melchi Asuma » 18 Mar 2018, 15:17

Thanks for the fun review. This book seems to be hilarious but I think I'm going to pass. Kids books just don't do it for me anymore.

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Post by 1zdhikir » 18 Mar 2018, 15:22

Mmmm...This book can actually get knock off some teenagers boredom nice one author :eusa-think:

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Post by Fati-bola » 18 Mar 2018, 15:27

This is an interesting and hilarious book that parents and young young children would definitely enjoy. The illustrations are eye catching and the narrative is simple. Children would also love to read out loud the rhymes. Thanks for this interesting review.

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Post by Sakilunamermaid » 18 Mar 2018, 15:49

Its adorable, entertaining, and informative for its audience. I love that authors cover topics that are real with a cute spin. Would love to see what children think of this book.

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Post by Jbluestocking2 » 18 Mar 2018, 16:04

I'm not sure I appreciate the humor of gross smells as much as some people; and I'm glad you warned me! Great detailed review!

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Post by enojojoseph » 18 Mar 2018, 16:44

Nice review, I sure think I would also have a laugh reading this book.

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Post by Happy Bunny » 18 Mar 2018, 17:21

This book sounds super cute! I don't have any children of my own, but I'll have to check it out anyways, just to find out what the smell really is! Illustrations are key in kids books, and it sounds like these ones are up to par.

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Post by RebeccasReading » 18 Mar 2018, 17:40

This seems like a really fun book for kids! I have no reason to read it right now, but will recommend to my parent friends.

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Post by jessinikkip » 18 Mar 2018, 17:43

I think that most kids enjoy a little bit of the gross side of things now and then and it seems like this is a good way to introduce the sense of smell and detective work to those kids while they figure out that smell!

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Post by bakimono13 » 18 Mar 2018, 18:07

I have read the free part of the book and the introduction is good that the reader will enjoy reading it because of the drawing. That must be the reason why you have done a good review :). The drawing is not as gross as you said its actually kind of cute haha anyway I can't say further enough about your review since I did only read the free part of book. But your review is really good :)

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Post by ReaderTeacher » 18 Mar 2018, 18:09

However, I recommend this book to parents and children who find gross things funny, and I recommend this book be avoided by those that are easily put off by rotten food, bodily functions and reading about other gross smells!
This book sounds amazing for several reasons: one of which is the ability to be playful with some of the more unpleasant parts of life. This book is not only humorous, but it also sets up young readers for an important lesson: bad, stinky things happen, but we don't have to let them destroy us!

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Post by jwalker73 » 18 Mar 2018, 18:09

Bound to appeal to young children. They seem to find great amusement in 'gross things'.

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Post by Jfoust1988 » 18 Mar 2018, 18:10

I recommend this for parents and kids who find gross things funny. If used correctly you can turn this story around to explain why we don't do these things. People who are easily offended or simply have never had a son(Lol) should not read this book. It is a fun and colorful book full of great pictures. Kids will love the story.

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