Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children by Mary Ellen Ellsworth

Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children by Mary Ellen Ellsworth Stars: **** Albert Whitman & Company (1997) Biography (designed for children) Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for a post on another blog but I decided to write a review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: As a child, Gertrude… Read More »

Shakespeare: His Work and His World by Michael Rosen

Stars: ***** Illustrations by Robert Ingpen This book was read for the Shakespeare Challenge. Wow. I wasn’t expecting a children’s non-fiction book about Shakespeare to be so good! This book doesn’t just cover his life but also his work, what his plays are about, what made him write them and what makes them so good… Read More »