Mary Ann Scheuer of the blog Great Kid Books is well-known in the kidlit blogging world for her well-organized, neatly categorized reviews of books and for regular participation in Nonfiction Monday as well as other events. As a librarian, her goal in blogging is to help parents find great books for their kids.
Mary Ann is also a Round II judge for Easy Readers and Short Chapter Books, and one of the finalists she reviewed earlier in the process was Dinosaur Hunt (Max Spaniel) by David Catrow. This story of silly dog Max Spaniel and his hunt for dinosaur "fossils" is sure to entertain kids who are newly learning how to read for themselves. In her review, Mary Ann says:
This is perfect for kids who want a silly story. Catrow is the illustrator of many books, but this is his first as both author and illustrator…
Click here for the full review and a peek inside the book.