Book Review: Big Red Lollipop by Rukhsana Khan


Title: Big Red Lollipop

Author: Rukhsana

Illustrator: Sophie Blackall

Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers

Published Date: March 4, 2010

Source: Library

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Goodreads Summary:

Rubina has been invited to her first birthday party, and her mother, Ami, insists that she bring her little sister along. Rubina is mortified, but she can’t convince Ami that you just don’t bring your younger sister to your friend’s party. So both girls go, and not only does Sana demand to win every game, but after the party she steals Rubina’s prized party favor, a red lollipop. What’s a fed-up big sister to do? Rukhsana Khan’s clever story and Sophie Blackall’s irresistible illustrations make for a powerful combination in this fresh and surprising picture book.
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Book Review: Cooper and the Big Apple by Camille Cohn

cooper_cohnTitle: Cooper and the Big Apple

Author: Camille Cohn

Illustrator: Riley Cohn

Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group

Published Date: October 13, 2015

Source: Netgalley

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Goodreads Summary:

Cooper the cat is purrfectly content with his life in Texas. So when his best friend Jennifer tells him they’re taking a trip to New York City, he’s not really sure what all the fuss is about. But, like a good friend, he embarks on the new adventure with her.

Jennifer takes Cooper to climb the Statue of Liberty, to visit the Stock Exchange, and to attend a Broadway musical, and to see many other New York City landmarks. At each new location, Cooper realizes the Big Apple is not what he expected and even more than he imagined! Continue reading