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Kelly Thunstrom, Book Reviewer

Kelly Thunstrom has been reviewing for Foreword since 2015. Her own book review blog (1776books.net) is almost ten years old. She reads books of all different genres, but her favorites are psychological thrillers and ghost stories that take place in old Victorian houses (specific, she knows). She has edited a variety of books and is currently working on her first novel.

Book Review

Santa's Sleigh-Train

by Kelly Thunstrom

Santa’s Sleigh-Train is a sweet story starring all of your favorite Christmas characters. Both the young and young at heart will love this spirited tale. When Rudolph is sick, can Christmas presents still get to all the good little... Read More

Book Review

In My World

by Kelly Thunstrom

A strong rhyme scheme throughout the beautifully written "In My World" makes it ideal as a read-aloud. Young children are sure to love the pages of "In My World", which are filled with imaginative text by Chuck Aardema and whimsical... Read More

Book Review

Charlie Flower's Tail

by Kelly Thunstrom

Charlie Flower’s Tail is a whimsical bedtime story that is sure to bring about sweet, colorful dreams with fanciful themes. Appealing to the ripe imaginations of young children, A. B. Ware’s Charlie Flower’s Tail is set in a... Read More

Book Review

Corky Tails

by Kelly Thunstrom

Through a young tailless dog named Sagebrush, children will see that even they can do their small part to protect Mother Nature. A variety of important human themes come together beautifully in Joni Franks’s Corky Tails: Tales of a... Read More

Book Review

Cherry Mouse Babies

by Kelly Thunstrom

The story and pictures work together seamlessly in this thoughtful children’s book. Christine Rotsaert’s "Cherry Mouse Babies" is an easy-to-follow story with friendly animals and unexpected characters who explore themes of love,... Read More

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