Sunday, June 08, 2008

Bookworms' Reviews

I know a couple of bookworms. They read everything they can get their hands on. And now they are trying something new. They are going to review what they read as well. Book reviews by adults are wonderful tools to let people know what to expect from a book. These will be book reviews by the kids the books are aimed at. Adults tell us if they like a book and if they think children will like the book. These kids will let you know what they think.

The reviewers in question are my children. We know them here as Pippi and Harry. They are eleven and eight. You might expect more thoughtful reviews from the eleven year old, but that doesn't mean the eight year old won't speak his mind as well.

There are already two reviews on the site - and more will come. Once they get out of school in a couple of weeks they'll have even more time for reading and reviewing.

The blog is Bookworms' Reviews. You can also link to it by clicking on the picture up top. I'll try to make a button at some point that also has the text on it. (I need the other computer for that, but it's comfortable here in the room with the air conditioning, so I'm not moving.)


Sarah Rettger said...

Can I just say that I love Pippi's braids? I'm so utterly hopeless at doing my own hair that I haven't worn anything more exciting than a plain braid in months - but I may just have to borrow Pippi's style.

That said, I love the reviews! It's not exactly Harry's demographic, but *you* might enjoy Friday's Fine Lines on Jezebel - it was A Wrinkle in Time, and lots of L'Engle nostalgia.

Christine M said...

Pippi's hair is shorter now - last summer she donated her hair to Locks of Love.

And I saw part of the Jezebel thing at Tea Cozy. Very cool!

Vivian said...

This is so awesome! I can't wait to read more of their reviews!

patjrsmom said...

What a great idea, Christine! I can't wait to see what they review this summer!

God Bless,

PJ Hoover said...

Oooh, I just sent a book in the mail they can review. But please ask them to be kind. And then I'll have a quote I can use on my website!

ukok said...

what a grand idea!

Barb, sfo said...

Cool idea! Sounds like your bookworms will be having a lot of fun with this.

Kelly said...

Awesome! Linking to Big A little a now.