Books for Kids to Read – The Amazing Bone – BigKidSmallCity Book Reviews

This is Felicia!   My girls and I love exploring Houston and we love to read.

This week we are reviewing, The Amazing Bone by William Steig.

I remember reading The Amazing Bone in first grade over and over again. My classmates and I loved this book and would take turns rereading it every day and it is a favorite between my girls.

Before I continue to review this story, I would like to point out that there are situations in it that may frighten children under the age of 4 or kids that are sensitive. With robbers that threaten the heroine, Pearl the Pig, with a gun to her head and a fox that abducts her, with plans to eat her, I can see where it can be more emotionally taxing than your average Grimm fairy tale. Not only that, it’s just bizarre.

[Read more…]