2.13.2016

This is how you get your kids reading!

Surf's Up by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Daniel Miyares

Notes: ARC received via NetGalley.
Picture Book, Early Readers
Print (32 pages, NORTHSOUTH)
Surf's up! Not yet, Dude! Books are boring! Not this one! Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend the day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer as he reads his book (Moby Dick), Dude can't help but get curious. Before you can shout 'Surf's up!' both frogs are sharing the same adventure, that is, until they get to the beach. Newbery Award Medal Winner, Kwame Alexander, and Daniel Miyares have joined forces to give little listeners a wild ride. (4-8 years)

Charming for young readers! (5 stars)

My kindergartner loves books with exciting illustrations and words that she can read by herself. SURF'S UP was just perfect for her. We read it together several times with her eventually reading it to me. I think it's a great short story that has a great and simple message about not discounting reading as an enjoyable way to spend the day.

It's a charming book with fun illustrations that the 4 - 8 year old audience is sure to enjoy without the parent hating it. Perfect for encouraging a reluctant reader!


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2 comments:

  1. That looks really cute. My daughter is 9 and she would love this.
    ~Mandie

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  2. It was very cute! I have a big soft spot for books featuring frogs though so I was a little extra partial. ;)

    Thanks for commenting Mandie!

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