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One Star Review Guess Who? (#62)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? a good book actually, i just didnt like the name. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . One Star Review Guess Who (#1) One Star Review Guess Who (#2) One […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#61)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Well, there’s five hours of my life I’ll never get back! I went into this book with such high expectations: a Newbery Award winner, rave reviews from readers of all ages… what could go wrong? I just didn’t get […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#60)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Mrs. Mallard raises the children while Mr. Mallard decides “he’d like to explore the rest of the river.” Yeah. Like she’s gonna believe that. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . […]

Books on Film: The Tonight Show Talks Children’s Books

Tonight Show

Just a couple celebs, talking’ books (wait for the Mo Willems reference).

One Star Review Guess Who? (#59)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Before reading it, I thought I would keep it in the house for grandkids to read, but I’m now I’m going to toss it – probably high in the sky. Maybe the cloudmen will catch it an have a […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#58)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? literally the hunger games for cats… Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . One Star Review Guess Who (#1) One Star Review Guess Who (#2) One Star Review Guess Who […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#57)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? I suppose it’s possible that this book could have been even more depressing, but I can’t think of a way. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . One Star Review […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#56)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? I do not […] want my kindergartener reading about bull fighting at the age of 6. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . One Star Review Guess Who (#1) One […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#55)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? It’s a little bit hypocritical for people to look at Christian allegory and say it’s just dishonest preaching in disguise, only for one of their side to use a book that has a subtext for their own humanist worldview. […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#54)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? This is an evil kid’s book, for sure. Pick it up and you’ll be condemned to a near eternity of grueling tongue twisters. And your kid will love it… Not because it’s one of Seuss’s masterpieces, but because he […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#53)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Loved this book as a kid. Hated it as an adult. I despised the main character, whose obsession with his dogs is not cute. And the faux-mysticism of the dogs is annoying. Pretty much the only people I rooted […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#52)

One Star Review Guess Who

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Dr. Mr. Sendak, Please seek therapy elsewhere and stop scaring the hell out of me! Click here for the answer. Previously . . . One Star Review Guess Who (#1) One Star Review Guess Who (#2) One Star Review […]

Review: Ellie in Concert by Mike Wu

Ellie

Ellie in Concert By Mike Wu Disney-Hyperion ISBN: 9781484712382 $16.99 Grades K-2 Out Now Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library

One Star Review Guess Who? (#51)

One Star Review Guess Who

  Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Utter nonsense. There were maybe 2 truly funny parts; the rest ridiculous, pointless, NONSENSE. Some of it was so entirely stupid that I have to wonder if the translation was correct. There was no plot, just–again–NONSENSE. Click here […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#50)

One Star Review Guess Who

Today, on the occasion of the 50th One Star Review Guess Who post, I wanted to take a moment to share the reasons I do this. 1. It’s just funny sometimes. 2. It’s a good reminder to me that readers are not a monolith. While one reader might call a book a classic, another might […]