Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: Last Stop on the Reindeer Express

This is my weekly post where I highlight beautiful books from my collection. We all judge book covers to some extent (don’t lie, you totally do!) I created this feature to showcase and admire the art and design elements of some of the books I own. If covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t make so many wonderful editions!

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Book Review

Book Review: Oliver and the Seawigs

Oliver and the Seawigs
By Philip Reeve
Illustrated by Sarah McIntyre

My edition:
ARC e-book, 195 pages
2014, Random House
ISBN: 9780385387880 (for the hardcover)
Publication Date: 7/22/14

Blurb from the publisher: When Oliver’s explorer parents go missing, he sets sail on a rescue mission with some new, unexpected friends: a grumpy albatross, a nearsighted mermaid . . . even a living island! But the high seas are even more exciting, unusual, and full of mischief than Oliver could have imagined. Can he and his crew spar with sarcastic seaweed, outrun an army of sea monkeys, win a fabulous maritime fashion contest, and defeat a wicked sea-captain in time to save Mom and Dad?

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