Book Review/Giveaway: View from a Zoo. Ends Dec 8th.
About the Book: Thea is a house-cat that seems to have it all… she has a warm home, plenty of food and a family that loves her. But something is missing in Thea’s life. Where is the excitement? Where is the adventure?
My Review: This is a wonderful story about a house cat looking for adventure in the city. Thea the cat appears to have everything, from the love of a family to a warm home and plenty of food. But Thea felt she was missing the excitement and the adventure of what was outside the loving home.
One day Thea had the opportunity to explore the city but it wasn’t as excited or friendly as she had hoped. But she did learn from Vern the lion at the Zoo that books can take you on an adventure every single day.
This is a well-written story by Artie Knapp a story with a great lesson. I love this book because it teaches children that reading books can take you on an exciting adventure. The illustrations by Sunayana Nair Kanjilal help to tell this story. I highly recommend this book. To read about the illustrator click on the http://mymcbooks.wordpress.com/2013/11/17/mymcbooks-interview-illustrator-sunayana-nair-kanjilal/
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the Author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.
About the Author: Artie Knapp is the author of many published works for young readers. A frequent contributor to the Detroit Free Press’ Yak’s Corner, his children’s literature has been featured in over 100 publications across the world. Artie finds inspiration for writing from the woods behind his home. A lot of the characters he writes about are there everyday and frequently stop by to say hello. He likes that. Artie is a member of The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and graduated from Ohio University. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his wife and daughter. http://www.artieknapp.com/
Artie Knapp is also the author of Living Green: A Turtle’s Quest for a Cleaner Planet.
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Giveaway Ends Dec 8th, 2013
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Winner is #7 – Carol M
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