Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Kid Lit Blog Hop #13: Post Office Book Review #4

Welcome back to the Kid Lit Blog Hop #13

Well, to explain the title of this post, for anyone who didn't link in last hop, I have a confession. Sometimes I buy cheap books for Gigi from our local post office. They aren't exactly literary genius and occasionally the stories don't make any sense at all. Now that I am a permanent hostess on the hop, I was joking with Renee our illustrious CEO and master of all that is blog hop, that if we get desperate to make it to our target 100 links I may be forced to do a Post Office Book Review.

I made a recent visit to our illustrious post office again a few weeks ago and I got another round of jems for $10.

This week, I would like to share with you a delightful book that has captivated Gigi's heart.  At 21 months she can now say, "Monster Not Allowed."
 Unlike my previous Post Office Book Reviews, this one actually has an author and an illustrator, wahooo.
But seriously, this book is from Schoolastic Uk, and I can totally see the difference in quality.

The rhyme is absolutely flawless
Gigi loves the illustrations and if you have read my previous post, you will understand that if you have to read a book 10 times a day, then it better flow and not be ever so grating.

Well, this one tops my charts so far. I love it.

So I thought  I would try a little treat for you.

Here Goes, Monster Not Allowed, read  aloud.... 

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  1. Julie, I love the video of you reading the book aloud! I might need to steal that idea...

    1. Hi Katie
      Thanks so much for stopping by. Yes I feel all reviews must now be accompanied by a Utube reading. Its pretty unbelievable I managed to upload a video at all, let along figure out how to embed it in the blog lol. Glad you enjoyed it. Cheers Julie

  2. Fantastic read aloud! Especially with Gigi's sound effects. How lovely that you found a great book through the post office this time around.
    Your reviews are always wonderful.
    Cool Mom (Christine M.) for Stanley & Katrina
    Hopping along the Kid Lit Blog Hop

    1. Awww, thanks for stopping by Cool Mum, we love your reviews too. Have a great week. Jules

  3. Oh, you've upped your game! lol Gigi lets us know which parts she loves. <3 Now, of course we expect you to read out all the post office books! lol I have to say that the book is actually quite good - I enjoyed it very much. Thanks for sharing it (really). :)

    1. LOL, so glad you liked it. I have figured out Utube now so you will probably start regretting I did lol thanks for stopping by, Jules

    2. What will you think of next? lol

  4. Great read-aloud! Monster books are simply terrific ;)