My Daughter is Reading, so Now What Do I Do? A Book Review and Reflective Essay on Introducing Novels to Children

  • John J. Guiney Yallop University of Winnipeg

Abstract

Books Reviewed: Arrigan, Mary. Pa Jinglebob: The Fastest Knitter in the West. Illus. Korky Paul. Red Bananas. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2005. 48 pp. $7.95 pb. ISBN 0-7787-1088-2. Agnew, Kate. Shout, Show and Tell! Illus. Lydia Monks. Green Bananas. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2005. 48 pp. $7.95 pb. ISBN 0-7787-1040-8. Balfour, Melissa. The Magic Footprints. Illus. Russell Julian. Green Bananas. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2005. 48 pp. $7.95 pb. ISBN 0-7787-1039-4. Bradman, Tony. Flora the Fairy. Illus. Emma Carlow. Green Bananas. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2005. 48 pp. $7.95 pb. ISBN 0-7787-1038-6. Donaldson, Julia. The Wrong Kind of Bark. Illus. Garry Parsons. Red Bananas. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2005. 48 pp. $7.95 pb. ISBN 0-7787-1089-0. Goodhart, Pippa. Dragon Boy. Illus. Martin Ursell. Red Bananas. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2005. 48 pp. $7.95 pb. ISBN 0-7787-1087-4. Goodhart, Pippa. Hoppy Birthday, Jo-Jo. Illus. Georgie Birkett. Green Bananas. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2005. 48 pp. $7.95 pb. ISBN 0-7787-1041-6. Puttock, Simon. “Here I Am!” said Smedley. Illus. Ann Chatterton and Martin Chatterton. Blue Bananas. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2002. 48 pp. $7.95 pb. ISBN 0-7787-0084-5. Sutherland, David. Samantha Cardigan and the Genie’s Revenge. Illus. David Roberts. Red Bananas. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2005. 48 pp. $7.95 pb. ISBN 0-7787-1086-6. Sutherland, David. Samantha Cardigan and the Ghastly Twirling Sickness. Illus. David Roberts. Red Bananas. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2005. 48 pp. $7.95 pb. ISBN 0-7787-1085-8.
Published
2009-11-05
Section
Views, Reviews & Interviews / Points de vue, comptes rendus, entrevues