Friday, August 12, 2011

A Kid's Review: Valentine the Porcupine Dances Funny

Review by Johnny Boo, age 5

Valentine the Porcupine Dances Funny

Author/illustrator: Derrick Brown/Jenny Lewis
Publisher: Write Fuzzy
Source: The publisher

Valentine the Porcupine is about a radio with a porcupine who says, "Will someone dance with me?" Her momma says, "Strange is cool," and Valentine says, "I believe you, Momma." And then her momma says, "I love you because you're you." My favorite part is when she got a laser that would give homeless people homes and when the blowfish said, "Will someone dance with me?" The pictures are awesome. My favorite picture is when Valentine is holding the blowfish up. I would recommend this book to silly people.

Buy it: Amazon

It took illustrator Jenny Lewis 10 months to cut out, glue and paint every element of every page. Below she demonstrates how Valentine came to be:


Laura Fabiani said...

Thanks for your review, Johnny Boo! This book sounds so cute. I think my son would like it too.

Raising a Happy Child said...

Love the review from Johnny! Thanks for joining WMCIR!

Jackie H. said...

Sounds like a funny book that my boys would like. Thanks for the recommendation.

Lovingmama said...

I haven't thought to check out you-tube for illustator videos before. I will be searching for more!
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Anne@LittleSproutBooks said...

Sounds like a pretty magical story -and one my music loving son would love! Thanks for linking up at Feed Me Books Friday!

Julie P. said...

What a cute book and I'm so impressed with how much work went into the illustrations.

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