Valerie & Walter's Best Books for Children
A Lively, Opinionated GuideBook - 2004
With wit, candor, and boundless enthusiasm, Valerie V. Lewis and Walter M. Mayes have selected more than 2,000 wonderful books for children from birth to age 12. Here is the most useful, candid, and convenient guide to children's literature ever published, featuring in-depth reviews, concise ratings, tips for finding the perfect book for your child, and mountains of essential hints and sound advice to help you pass along the gift of reading to the next generation. This fully revised and updated edition includes: Reviews of the best new books for children; More of Valerie and Walter's patented back-and-forth dialogue; Handy cross-references by theme and interest; And much, much more. From stories that babies can literally chew on, to the very best choices for bridging the gap between listening and reading, to the right books to tempt an adamant nonreader, this truly is the last word on children's reading and the first book a parent should buy.