Friday, March 31, 2017

Early Reader Review of Shampoodle by Joan Holub and Tim Bowers

Read for: Early Reader Challenge
Synopsis: "Reading with help
It's picture day at the dog park. But before the first photo can be taken, an exuberant pack of pups needs a bit of grooming. So they’re off to Shampoodle, the local pet salon, where the eager dogs simply cannot sit still. And when some curious cats stop by, things go from messy to mayhem. Shampoodle is perfect for animal lovers and children who are just starting to read on their own, taking their cues from lively art and bubbly, rhymed text."

My Review: This was a cute and silly book for both boy and girl young readers. It does read more like a level 1 as the words and sentences are short and simple. It does have a fun storyline that will keep those just learning to read engaged in the book and wanting to read more. It also helps to teach a little about the work it takes to have a pet.
My Rating: This was a cute one, maybe not one of our favorites because Munchkin isn't really into animals right now but it is a really good one.  We give it a rating of Three Paws.


  1. This does look really cute. It would probably be too easy for Gnome, but I'll keep it in mind for when baby gets older.

    1. It was really cute especially if you have a dog. I am starting to wonder if it is really worth it to build a library of these level readers because it seems like Gnome is advancing very quickly and Munchkin probably will too.