REVIEW: Spot the Plot: A Riddle Book of Book Riddles

The Miss Rumphius Effect is a fixture of the kidlitosphere. It's where Tricia Stohr-Hunt blogs about poetry and non-fiction for young readers and maintains an impressive array of thematic book lists–check out her list of books about snow and snowflakes for some wintry (but heartwarming) seasonal reads.

SpotThePlot Tricia, a round I panelist for Poetry, reviewed Cybils nominee Spot the Plot: A Riddle Book of Book Riddles, written by J. Patrick Lewis and illustrated by Lynn Munsinger. Through a combination of clues given in the illustrations and clever poetic plot summaries, readers are encouraged to guess the title of each of 13 books. Tricia says this title would make a great substitute for book quizzes:

All in all, this book was a wonderful read. Kids of all ages (and adults too!) will enjoy puzzling out the clues and determining the titles in question.

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