Monday, May 16, 2011

Best Kids Books Reviews

           "Diary of the Wimpy Kid" has been nominated as the Kid's Choice Award for Favorite Book. It was authored by Jeff Kinney. Jeff Kinney is an American author, game designer, producer and a cartoonist. The books were the journal of the main character, Greg Heffley. He was described as a underweight, selfish, greedy, absurd, idiotic and rude, also lazy. He was in sixth grade in the first book, seventh grade in the second and third, eight grade in the fifth and upcoming sixth book.
            His diaries was filled with hand written notes and simple drawings, just like a journal of a kid, depicting his daily adventures.

          "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is popular 1887 novel about a young boy growing up in a small town along the Mississippi river. The book series was authored by  Mark Twain. He note in the story's introduction,
 "Most of the adventures recorded in this book really occurred; one or two were experiences of my own, the rest of those boys were schoolmates of mine. Huck Finn is drawn from life; Tom Sawyer also, but not from an individual—he is a combination of the characteristics of three boys whom I knew, and therefore belongs to the composite order of architecture.".

         The famous "Harry Potter" books were a series of seven fantasy novels written by the British author J. K. RowlingThe books chronicle the adventures of the adolescent wizard Harry Potter and his best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The story evolves on how Harry Potter to overcome the evil dark wizard  Lord Voldemort