Category Archives: Sourcebooks

Guest Review: Surfing with Turtles: Bindi Wildlife Adventures by Bindi Irwin

Reading level: Ages 7 and up Paperback: 112 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (March 5, 2013) ISBN-10: 1402280947 Source: Publisher Bindi Irwin is the thirteen-year-old daughter of wildlife conservationists Steve and Terri Irwin. Although her father passed away a few years ago while working with wildlife, his life-long passion, Bindi and her brother continue his legacy. […]

Mx3 Review: The Girls’ Ghost Hunting Guide by Stacey Graham

Reading level: Ages 9 and up Paperback: 192 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (May 1, 2012) ISBN-10: 140226612X Source: Publisher With Halloween just around the corner and weekend sleepovers are being planned, the topics of ghost stories and the supernatural are certain to be raised. The Girls’ Ghost Hunting Guide is a must-have item for any […]

Mx3 Review: Horrid Henry’s Monster Movie by Francesca Simon

Reading level: Ages 7 and up Paperback: 112 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (September 1, 2012) ISBN-10: 1402277377 Source: Publisher Today I’m pleased to welcome my youngest son, Justin, as a guest reviewer. Justin is seven years old and an avid reader. The review that follows is his in its entirety: My big brother John used […]

Tales of a (Formerly) Reluctant Reader: The Tighty Whitey Spider by Kenn Nesbitt

Reading level: Ages 9-12 Paperback: 128 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky; Pap/Com edition (April 1, 2010) ISBN-10: 1402238339 Source: Publisher Summary: a collection of over dozens of humorous and outrageous poems about animals! The portion of this review listed in italics was written by my oldest son, John, as part of his “Tales of a Formerly […]

Mini-Review: Merlin’s Harp by Anne Eliot Crompton

Reading level: Young Adult Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire (March 1, 2010) ISBN-10: 1402237839 Source: Publisher Back of the book summary: Nivienne never thought she’d be in direct contact with barbaric Humans-let alone help them  She’s only heard stories of the evil that occurs outside the forest.  But her dear friend Merli has brought […]

Review: Beautiful Dead, Book 1-Jonas, by Eden Maguire

Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire, March 2010 ISBN-10: 781402239441 Source: Publisher Four teenagers from Ellerton High have died in the past year: Jonas, Summer, Arizona and Phoenix. All have died under mysterious circumstances. Darina, Phoenix’s girlfriend, is trying to deal with the loss of her boyfriend. She begins to hear the sound of wings […]

In Which My Son and I Review Horrid Henry & the Mummy’s Curse

Reading level: Ages 9-12 Paperback: 112 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (July 1, 2009) ISBN-10: 1402217765 Source: Publisher As with the other Horrid Henry books, Horrid Henry and the Mummy’s Curse is made up of four hilarious stories about Horrid Henry’s antics. My ten-year old, John, and I decided to do a joint review of the […]

Book Review & Blog Tour: Thirteen Days of Halloween by Carol Greene

  Reading level: Ages 4-8 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks ISBN-10: 0816769656 Source: Publisher     Halloween is a popular holiday in our household, so when I was approached by Sourcebooks about reviewing a children’s Halloween book I jumped at the opportunity! Everyone is familiar with the Twelve Days of Christmas, right?  What about the […]