Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Review: Book- Terry Treetop Saves The Dolphin
I was given the opportunity to review the e-book "Terry Treetop Saves The Dolphin" written by Tali Carmi. "Terry Treetop Saves The Dolphin" is the story of Terry Treetop, a fun loving and very curious little boy, who is on vacation with his family. He is at the beach when he sees dolphins playing in the water, and being the curious boy that he is, he of course has to try and befriend them! This wonderfully illustrated story is for ages 2-8 and is available in both e-book and paperback form.
L, my 2 year old, loved the story! He sat through the whole thing, though seemed to have some problems understanding the larger and more complex words in the story. He did enjoy all of the brightly colored pictures and had fun finding and pointing out Dido, the baby Dolphin, in each of the pictures.
G, my 4 year old, had so much fun with this story! He was able to read some parts to me and was happy to listen to me read some parts to him. He too had some issues with the bigger more complex words, but was fine once they were explained to him with terms he could better understand. He loved Terry Treetop and noticed many similarities between the character and himself.
P, my 9 year old, even read the story. Although it is pretty far below her reading level she enjoyed it and thought it was a cute story. She really liked that even though it's an e-book it still had a lot of "really gorgeous" pictures to go with the story.
As mom, I feel like "Terry Treetop Saves The Dolphin" is a great story to read to the younger kids. It teaches love, respect, and care for animals and our planet! The story is great for teaching kids about helping others, the good feeling you get when you help someone (even if it's an animal and not another person), and can be a great stepping stone to teaching your children about what is happening with our ocean animals. Although some of the more complex words were frustrating for the younger kids, they were easily explained and didn't stop them from loving the story! This was a great book for my unschooled boys, especially with their new found interest in all things ocean.
You can get the book "Terry Treetop Saves The Dolphin" by Tali Carmi on Amazon and you can find Tali Carmi on Twitter and her website The Kids' Books.
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