Monday, March 29, 2010
Hugo and the Really, Really, Really Long String by Bob Boyle
Hugo and the Really, Really, Really Long String is one of those books that instantly draws a kid's attention. Why? Because what child WOULDN'T want to get to the end of a super long string? My daughter begs for me to read it to her over and over and over again. And no wonder...it was written and illustrated by Bob Boyle, creator of Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! among other animated kids' shows. Somehow, Bob Boyle knows just what appeals to kids, whether it's Wubbzy trying to stop a runaway train or a purple hippo-looking guy following a long string through town.
This book definitely warrants a look, but beware: only pick it up if you are willing to read it many many times.
Reading Level: Ages 4-8 | Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers (March 23, 2010) | Source: Review copy from publisher
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