Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Bears on Wheels
First sentence: One bear. One wheel. One bear on one wheel. Two bears on one wheel. Three on one. Four on one.
Premise/plot: Bears ride things on wheels.
My thoughts: This book isn't all that thrilling. It isn't. Perhaps it is super-super easy to read if you're a beginning reader who knows basic sight words. It does end in a crash, boom, bang. Perhaps that could prove thrilling if that's your thing.
What does make this book slightly more thrilling is imagining it being read in a Scottish accent. If Neil Oliver, for example, wanted to narrate this one I'd be okay with that.
Text: 3 out of 5
Illustrations: 3 out of 5
Total: 6 out of 10
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