Charlie and her football mad family are off to the seaside. Her little brother Bobby is on a quest for pirate adventures and just isn’t interested in having a kick-about. Bobby searches for treasure, frees a trapped seagull and get’s a Parrot for his shoulder. But when a damsel really is in distress the pair must swing into action to rescue her... Full Review Here
Marley Goes to School by John Grogan
John Grogan, author of Marley and Me for adults, has once more turned his attention to picture books about his troublesome dog. It's Cassie's first day at school, and Marley will not stand to be left behind. After digging his way into the school, he manages to cause all kinds of havoc, including eating hotdogs in the kitchen and disrupting classes, all in search of Cassie... Full Review Here
There Is a Bird on Your Head! by Mo Willems
We at Kids Compass are great fans of Mo Willems, the very popular author of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! and we couldn't let the opportunity to review There is a Bird on your Head, of the Elephant & Piggie books, pass us by.
As always, the illustrations are simple and yet capture the emotion being expressed perfectly, particularly the frustration felt by Elephant Gerald... Full Review Here
Viking Vik and the Lucky Stone by Shoo Rayner
Viking Vik is out gathering firewood when he finds a strange and lucky stone. Suddenly he is caught up in a snowstorm. He’s lost in the woods, cold and hungry, when his faithful dog leads him to the house of an old woman. In danger of freezing to death, Vik tries to persuade the suspicious woman to let him in. Will he succeed before it is to late?... Full Review Here