Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran

RoxaboxenRoxaboxen, written by Alice McLerran and illustrated by Barbara Cooney, quickly and unexpectedly become a favorite picture book in our family.  This story of a group of young children who build a play city out of things they find outdoors such as rocks and wooden boxes, captures the imagination of any child, inspiring young readers to think how they might replicate such a play area and reminding parents of wonderful hours spent in a similar environment of their own in bygone days.  
 
Pros:  Beautiful pictures with a story that encourages imagination and ingenuity.
 
Cons: Items in all pictures are small, and are difficult to see for children with vision impairment.
 
Age Range: 3-10
 
5 of 5 stars!
Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Recommended Reads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s