Wee Gillis

Posted Nov 26 2016 - 11:27pm
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Insert joke involving bagpipes, cows, and deer.

The style of the illustrations isn't very modern but they're pretty. There's not much to it. It's just another book where somebody turns out to have hidden talents they weren't expecting to have.

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Put your strengths to use. Or, don't be prejudiced against your neighbors.

The Day We Saw the Sun Come Up

Posted Nov 26 2016 - 12:15pm
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The earth goes around the sun. In lots more words.

It's kind of cool, because it's fairly scientifically accurate, but it's not done in a very interesting way. It has good facts in it, but it's not very engaging, especially to kids nowadays because it's so wordy.

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Teaches about the sun and the earth.

Bear Party

Posted Nov 23 2016 - 11:03pm
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All koala bears look alike. (“That's racist!”)

What. This is a weird book. It feels like it should have a moral, but it absolutely does not. There's no way I can get a moral out of this, but it feels like it's moralizing about something. Maybe it's just a moral I can't see.

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Parties are awesome?

Todd's TV

Posted Nov 23 2016 - 12:28pm
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Television is bad. Because it is.

I hated this book so much I wrote a YouTube review of it.

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Television is bad.

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