Tuesday, April 12, 2011

A Walk in London by Rubbino Salvator- ADVISABLE

Rubbino, Salvatore. A Walk in London, 40 pages. Candlewick Press, 2011. $16.99. PICTURE BOOK. Content, G. Inside Cover: “London is calling! Come along on a mother-daughter day trip as they journey past the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, through the Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral, and on the glittering jewels at the Tower of London… learning lots along the way. Readers will be charmed by Salvatore Rubbino’s lively illustrations and interesting trivia about one of the oldest and most exciting cities in the world.” This is a great informational book. In addition to the regular text, there are smaller text boxes filled with additional information on each page. It might be difficult to read to a whole group, but individual students could easily read and learn a variety of information about London as they pour over every page. EL (K-3). EL. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: SL

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