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One Star Review Guess Who? (#82)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon?

One Star Review Guess Who? (#80)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? It’s from a British author, it promotes witchcraft and sorcery amongst American children. It’s the 7th book that has done this very same thing. It shouldn’t be allowed to be sold in US bookshops or stocked in a school […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#79)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Would have rated this book higher if the kid helped out for just once in his life and did some shoveling. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . One Star […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#78)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Animal exploitation at its finest, it’s like 12 Years a Slave for Penguin[s]. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . One Star Review Guess Who (#1) One Star Review Guess […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#77)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? The lesson of this book isn’t perseverance, it’s that 3/4 of people you meet will leave you to die on the side of the road. An important lesson, sure, but I think I’d rather wait until at least kindergarten […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#76)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Do you like nearly plotless, nearly conflictless books? Do you like pedantry about the value of hard work and never feeling negative emotions? Do you like endings that are predictable as hell? Do you like reading about children who […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#75)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? This is basically the story of a hostage who rapidly succumbs to Stockholm Syndrome. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? Click here. Previously . . . One Star Review Guess Who (#1) One Star Review […]

One Star Review Guess Who (#74)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Couldn’t get past the worms. 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 (#3) […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#73)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? To be completely honest, I did not enjoy this story. For the children that this book was meant for, it teaches them that it is acceptable to throw a fit if they do not have their favorite toy or […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#72)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? I can summarize this story with these questions and answers coming from the snot-nosed, little children in the novel: “Will we have a mother? […] Will she like me? Will she stay? Yes.” Boring. Thank God Glenn Close made the […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#71)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? [A] picture book for the arthouse cinema set […] [Author] does flex his artistic muscles by using four distinct illustration styles. Hence the Caldecott. But as an overall work? **Raspberries**. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#70)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? I really don’t understand the point of these stories. They don’t make sense. They aren’t funny. And the logistics of a 30 floor school with stairs just…doesn’t work. SCIENCE. Click here for the answer. Why do I share these? […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#69)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? Here is the first betrayal in a long life of betrayals, child. Your parents told you it was a classic, didn’t they? Their eyes were probably limpid with nostalgia as they gave it to you. “It’s about imagination,” they […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#68)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? These are gross books. They tend to sell a lot of these at school book fairs, but they are NOT quality material for children. There are lots of misspelled words and the manners are crude to say the least. […]

One Star Review Guess Who? (#67)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads or Amazon? The whole thing made going to the dentist sound even worse than how I thought of it before. Why is it showing pictures of blood? Isn’t this for children? I feel traumatized and I’m an adult. Click here for […]