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One Star Review, Guess Who? (#100)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? There was no depth…just a stupid kid who gets on a train with a stranger. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . One Star Review Guess Who (#1) One Star […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#99)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? I didn’t like this book because it’s mostly about track and I don’t like track and this book doesn’t interest me that much Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#98)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? I was very disappointed in the language of this book: “Cats go meow,” and “George went meow.” I am fighting against this ungrammatical usage of the words, “go” and “went” constantly. I can’t believe the editor let this slip, […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#97)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? There’s nothing cute or funny about a child who uses bad grammar, decides to hate people, thinks she knows better than adults, and hollers like a toddler whenever she wants something. Click here for the answer. Why do I […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#96)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? [T]his was just a pig and an elephant talking to the reader with a joke about a banana. I just don’t see the appeal. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#95)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? A fool does a foolish thing because he is a fool, and it’s funny. Sort of sorcerer’s apprentice, maybe, but with pasta and a handyman. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#94)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Unlikeable, flat, contrived, and joyless. This is for fans of snuff flicks and Dickens. I blame Godard. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . One Star Review Guess Who (#1) […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#93)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? In essence, the child learns that her mother has lots to spend for her own things but not for toys, and that she does not need her parents’ approval on what or whether to buy anything as long as […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#92)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Do not read this book to your children. What a condensing little miscreant. He is like a judgmental little rich kid who has everything he needs and doesn’t have to work for anything. Click here for the answer. Why […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#91)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Strange! Entertaining ! This book has 4 stories going on at one time. Confusing! You can read and reread and you come up with different stories. Some stories black and white, others in color, modern and old fashion ! […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#90)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? It was your own fault, Sylvester. Get it together. 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 […]

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#88)

Normally, these posts begin with this: “Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon?” Well, today is a bit of an exception, because it’s actually a two-star review. But when you figure out the book, you’ll see why I couldn’t pass this one up. So here we […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#87)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? I sat through enough pee and poop references without flinching until page 129 where one officer holds up a pile of poop in his hand and then another officer instinctively high-fives the hand full of poop creating a huge […]

One Star Review Guess Who (#85)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? I admit – I’ve given up. It’s back at the library, unfinished yet again. Clearly this is not my cup of tea – no offense, Bilbo. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#84)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Reading this story to a really young child might confuse them because a “wump” and a “gox” are not real things. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . One Star […]