Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Book Review: 'Sweet Hearts' by Jan Carr

✰✰✰½ Kids will delight in following a little panda bear as he secretly hides paper hearts for Valentine's Day. There's a heart for mommy, one for daddy, another for baby, and even one for the dog. Thoughtful little celebrations of love appear all over the house, but who will guess who is behind it?

The Bottom Line: This sweet little rhyming tale of  a little panda's gifts of love will make kids smile. Illustrator Dorothy Donohue's paper collages are charming and cheery. This picture book is recommended for kids in grades Pre-K - K. The author has even included directions on how to make your very own paper hearts. Sweet Hearts would also be a fun choice for story hour since a craft idea is included.

Details: Sweet Hearts written by Jan Carr & illustrated by Dorothy Donohue. Hardcover picture book published by Holiday House in 2003. 32 p. ISBN: 0-8234-1732-8

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