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PRAISE FOR GABBY: WONDER GIRL!

COVER FINAL Gabby - Wonder Girl HI REZA FUN BOOK ABOUT ASKING QUESTIONS
You’ll also find great question activities in the back of the book.
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STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
…a wonderfully entertaining picture book story that will prove to be enormously popular with children ages 6 to 7. Strongly recommended for family, elementary school and community library picture book collections.
Midwest Book Review

 

FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS OF GABBY…
Dolby’s spunky illustrations capture Gabby’s energy.
Once again, Gabby and her sidekick Roy bring words to life using letters from Gabby’s magical alphabet book.
Readerly

 

OPEN BOOK
Gabby and Roy must ask the right questions to solve the mystery and save the day.

Open Book Toronto


PRAISE FOR GABBY!
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  • WINNER, Rainforest of Reading (2015 Montserrat)

• 2014 Rainforest of Reading nominee (St. Lucia and Grenada)

• 2013 Ontario Library Association Top 10 Best Bets

• 2013 Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books for Kids and Teens

• 2014 Toy Testing Council Recommended Read

 

BRIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS, IMAGINATIVE TEXT
“Gabby is a colourful and animated picture book that will engage children through its bright illustrations and imaginative text. The story also functions as a creative lesson in how to spell and attach meaning to words.”

—CM Magazine

 

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
“A charming read-aloud story ideal for getting little ones interested in forming their own spelled-out words. Highly recommended.”

—Midwest Book Review (The Picturebook Shelf)

 

LITTLE CUTIE!
“Look at this little cutie! Could it be a junior Pippi? No, this little one is Gabby and she’s much more grounded and responsible, but still imaginative.”

—CanLit For Little Canadians

 

(TEXT-WORLD CONNECTION) PLAYFULLY PRESENTED
“The connection between words and the real things they represent is playfully presented in this first book by journalist and editor Joyce Grant.”

—City Parent,
On The Bookshelf

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PRAISE FOR TAGGED OUT!

4/4 **** HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Well-written and full of relevant kid friendly information, Tagged Out, is an excellent read… Grant reflects the attitudes and behaviours of today’s young teens and made each of her characters real. Middle school kids will really enjoy reading this novel.

-Elaine Fuhr, CM (Canadian Review of Materials) journal. Whole review here.

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ENGAGING, FAST-PACED
With strong characters and lots of action, the deeper themes of Tagged Out ensure that even readers who aren’t familiar with baseball, or don’t consider themselves sports fans, will find many things to think about.

-Roseanne Gauthier, National Reading Campaign’s Readerly

ON OUR RADAR
On Our Radar: The Summer Edition” — Kerry Clare’s list of great summer reads by 49th Shelf.

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ANOTHER HOME RUN!

Another home run for Lorimer Sports!

— Patricia Jermey, Resource Links

PRAISE FOR GABBY: DRAMA QUEEN!

Gabby Drama Queen front cover***/4!

Three out of four stars!
Deakin Review of Children’s Literature

 

RECOMMENDED

There are numerous elements in this picture book that will keep young children entertained. Recommended.

-CM Magazine

 

-49th Shelf (synopsis)

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