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Book Review/Giveaway: Bob Beetle Book Bug: The Magical World of Books. Ends May 19th


About the Author: Phyllis Griggs is the founder of Bob Beetle Book Bug, Inc. A non-profit children’s literacy program located in Decatur,IL. Her book, Bob Beetle Book Bug: The Magical World of Books was written to encourage children to explore the wonderful world of reading and to partake in the vast wealth of knowledge available to each one of us inside of books. The book will be given to Children FREE through her literacy program. ALL proceeds from the sales go to Bob Beetle Book Bug literacy program and helps to put books into the hands of under-served children and schools. Originally from Chicago, IL. Phyllis currently resides in Decatur IL with her husband, three children and her cat named Mystie.


Bob Beetle Book Bug: The Magical World of Books by Phyllis M Griggs and illustrated by Carlos Lemos


About the Book: Bob Beetle is a book bug that lives inside a magical world-the magical world of books. Bob Beetle Book Bug invites children everywhere, big and small, through reading, to take a journey with him inside his magical world. Once inside, children soon discover there are all kinds of fun and exciting things for them to learn and see. Inside this world they can do and be anything they want to be. The colorful illustrations and lovable character are sure to capture your children’s attention and spark their imagination, inspiring them to develop a love of reading, which is essential for achieving success in school. It also encourages them to spend time reading with their families. Bob Beetle Book Bug: The Magical World of Books is a fun, adorable story, with a lovable character that promotes literacy by inspiring children to get excited about reading and books.

My Review: Bob Beetle takes children on a magical journey into the world of books. Inside the world of books there are exciting things for children to learn and see. It takes them on a magical ride where they can learn to be anything they want to be such as a superhero, a captain on a ship, or a pilot.

Bob Beetle loves all kind of books, little books, big books, old books, new books. He also loves the different color books, short books, tall books, fat books, skinny books, he loves them all.

Bob Beetle encourages the family to read with their children and that children should take time to read before they go out to play. This is a cute rhyme book which is well written by the author with great illustrations by Carlos Lemos which helps to tell the story with its bright and bold colors.

Pages: 26

Ages: 3-9

Disclaimer: As per FTC guidelines, I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for my honest review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.

Giveaway Rules


There will be 1 winner

This Giveaway is Open to the US ONLY.

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Giveaway Ends May 19th, 2012

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, Please enter me, Love to win this!, This is so cute!

Mandatory: Leave a comment about the book below. Leaving a helpful comment relating to this book would be appreciated and valid to the giveaway.



This Giveaway Has Ended!


Winner is #4 – tmy56


May 4, 2012 - Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , ,


  1. Any thing that will stimulate children to read and enjoy it has to be good.

    Comment by Ron Marsh | May 4, 2012 | Reply

  2. Oh my gosh, this looks adorable! What an exciting way to entice young readers! And the main character is super cute too!

    Comment by lisa | May 4, 2012 | Reply

  3. This looks like a very neat book! My toddler loves to have me read her and I think this book would be a great addition! She loves books that have rhymes in them and I like that the book has that in it!

    Comment by Jenny Johnson | May 5, 2012 | Reply

  4. Bob Beetle is a great ambassador to encourage children to read all sorts of books. Stories in rhyme are appealing to my granddaughter.

    Comment by tmy56 | May 5, 2012 | Reply

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  6. Bob Beetle Book Bug sounds like an adventurous and excitng read that will encourage our kids to read. A definite must read. Thanks.
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    Comment by carol L | May 6, 2012 | Reply

  7. This book sounds great! Children love to listen to and read stories about positive things! Hope to be able to share it in my classroom!

    Comment by Kelly Beam Brown | May 12, 2012 | Reply

  8. My Emma bug loves books and finds them exciting and adventurous. I love how Bob the Beetle is encouraging kids to read

    Comment by lLarissa | May 12, 2012 | Reply

  9. Bob Beetle encourages children to read by showing how you can use your imagination while reading books. It also presents reading as a good way for parents to bond with children.

    Comment by likwan | May 19, 2012 | Reply

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