Book Review and Giveaway: Zapato Power Freddie Ramos Takes off. Ends Sept 4th
Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off written by Jacqueline Jules and illustrated by Miguel Benitez
One day Freddie Ramos comes home from school and finds a strange box just for him. What’s inside?
My Review: Freddie was trying to find out who left him a mysterious package with no return address but a note that says ‘Zapato Power for Freddie Ramos’. Was the mysterious package from his uncle Jorge inNew York? But uncle always sends funny cards with his gifts and there was no card in the box but a pair of purple sneakers with silver wings on the side. Later that day Freddie found out that the sneakers wasn’t from his uncle or his mother. But Freddie was happy because he was ready to be a hero.
The positive thing about this book is that Freddie decided to use his new-found powers for good. He was eager to use his new power to help his friends and save the day. By using his super speed he was able to pick up forgotten lunches and library books.
The mystery is who sent Freddie the purple sneakers and would he figure it out in the end? An interesting read for early chapter readers.
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.
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My name is Ella Johnson. I started Mymcbooks to promote reading. As a former teacher, I know that making basic education fundamentals interesting to children can be challenging. Education can be fun, exciting and captivating for children with the right learning tools. So my goal is to “make learning interesting and fun” for the children while they learn, by introducing them to fun books with colorful and captivating illustrations.
In 2009, I start the giveaway program giving away free school supplies at random to 2 winners each year. I also started a monthly free giveaways for books and gifts.
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