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Reviews of Books with 40 Pages

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that have 40 pages.

Book Review

Days Like This

by Danielle Ballantyne

Intricate illustrations portray shifting perspectives in this moving picture book about the interconnection of humans and nature. Using a poem as its guide, the book works through each line, offering an interpretation from both a human... Read More

Book Review

Doggie

by Danielle Ballantyne

Textured illustrations and clean lines complement this story about the love between people and pets. A little boy wants a dog, but his mother refuses, saying dogs are too much work. When a cat shows up on their doorstep on a rainy night,... Read More

Book Review

Sammy’s Monsterous Thoughts

by Alex Dailey

"Sammy’s Monsterous Thoughts" is a positive picture book in which a young inventor works through her toughest challenge yet. In Derek Pedersen’s charming picture book "Sammy’s Monsterous Thoughts", a young inventor entertains... Read More

Book Review

It's So Difficult

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Capturing anxiety via illustrative spreads that move from claustrophobic blurs to stark, dizzy sketches, this sympathetic picture book walks children through a typical day for a boy who’s afflicted by dread. Even making it outside is a... Read More

Book Review

I Love You, Blue

by Danielle Ballantyne

In this primer on the impact of plastic waste in our oceans, a young boy turns from rescuee to rescuer when his new friend is in peril. The boy’s small red boat is no match for the roaring, watercolor sea. After a whale, Blue, comes to... Read More

Book Review

Elephant Island

by Michelle Anne Schingler

A shipwreck is usually a disaster, but Arnold is a resourceful elephant calf, with a built-in snorkel-slash-horn. He makes it safely to an island the size of his feet and signals for help. The one impediment to his rescue? He’s not... Read More

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