Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Book Review ~ One Fine Trade by Bobbi Miller

Title: One Fine Trade

Written by: Bobbi Miller

Illustrator: Will Hillenbrand

Soft cover: 32 pages

Ages: 4-8

Publisher: Holiday House

ISBN: 13-579108642

Published: February 2009

Price: $16.95

The peddler, Gregory Piney Woods, was no ordinary peddler. He possessed the knack of making the perfect trade to get to what he needed most. Now many would think make a trade and you are done. Not for Gregory Piney Woods. His adventures in peddling will have you scratching your head in wonder as to why he makes the trades he does.

Does Gregory Piney Woods ever accomplish what he sets out to do to please his daughter? Come along for this pedaling adventure and discover for yourself in this folktale, One Fine Trade, based on an old folk song.

Children’s writer, Bobbi Miller, pulls the reader into One Fine Trade through her humorous writing and the story further comes to life with the vibrant illustrations by Will Hillenbrand.

Add One Fine Trade to your home or school library today and explore the adventure of folktales with the youngster in your life.

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  1. I like the title of this a lot. The story also is unusual. Coupled with the illustrations this is a quirky and unique story to enjoy.

  2. What a cute cover! This book look like lots of fun.

    I hope Bobbi Miller will contact me and be my guest on Book Bites for Kids sometime soon!

    Suzanne Lieurance
    When Your Pen Won't Budge, Read The Morning Nudge!


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