Kids Book Review: Splish-Splash

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Sterling Kids
Age 3-5
By Nicola Smee
32 pages

Synopsis from Sterling Kids:


“Who wants a ride in my little boat?” The whole lovable gang from Clip-Clop and Jingle-Jingle is back-and this time they’re taking to the high seas. But the ocean’s looking choppy, and the waves are getting bigger! Will the farmyard friends manage to stay dry… or will they tumble out of their little boat, SPLISH, SPLASH, SPLOSH, and take a wild watery ride?

Join Mr. Horse along with Cat, Dog, Pig and Duck in this fun adventure on the sea. As they row their little boat the waves get bigger — splish, splash — until everyone is knocked out of the boat. Not to worry, Mr. Horse brings everyone safely to shore only for all the friends to head back out to sea again. The large text and illustrations make this book seem bigger than life. You can almost feel the waves sloshing around on the pages. The playful use of text size as the waves get bigger adds to this feeling and the anticipation of what’s to come. This is just a fun book to read out loud with lots of repetitive words and cute characters.

You can add Splish-Splash to your personal library by visiting your local book store or visiting Sterling Kids. Visit our Kid’s Books section for other great book recommendations. What are you reading with your kids?

I have to thank Katie at Sterling Kids for my review copy.

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