Stories for 7 Year Olds
Random House, 2015 (2015)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
he dozen short stories here are especially written for young readers and feature high interest topics, large print and a handful of illustrations. They can either be read silently by the child or aloud.
lthough written by Australian storytellers, the short fiction here will appeal to children in any country. The reader will meet a rollicking cast of characters including Grumbles the fairy, Aubergine, the daughter of the King of the Goblins, and a little boy who turns into a
during a full moon and invades the neighborhood gardens consuming everything he can reach.
he length of these stories varies, there's lots of dialogue, and most of them are humorous. This reader friendly book will work well with reluctant readers as well as youngsters who may need some encouragement when it comes to handling stories without an adult's assistance.
his is part of a series of high interest short stories, and there are also collections available for six, eight and nine year olds. Also, most readers probably won't even realize that these stories are set in Australia.
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