All bookseller links are provided so you can get more information about a book. We have affiliate relationships with Barefoot Books, Amazon.com, and Tapestry Books. All revenue generated from sales through these venues is used strictly to cover website costs and minimize donation requests and fundraising campaigns.
“A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.”
Summary: This is an informative book about the different kinds of lighthouses and their history. The different pictures of each lighthouse make the information easy to understand. This is an illustrated, picture book history of lighthouses.
Type of Reading: family reading, anytime reading, learning to read
Recommended Age: read together: 4 to 8; read yourself: 7 to 9
Interest Level: 5 to 8
Age of Child: Read with a 6-year-old girl.
Young Reader Reaction: She enjoyed seeing that there were many different kinds of lighthouses. She thought there was only the kind we had seen at the beach so was excited to see the many others the pictures showed.
Adult Reader Reaction: I picked this book for us. I liked it because it was educational and informative. It kept my interest along with my daughter's. She enjoyed the book and that made me happy as it was educational and yet enjoyable for a child.
Pros: This book offers great information about different kinds of lighthouses and makes it accessible to a young audience. There is a variety of good pictures, along with easy to understand descriptions.
Cons: This is an older book, so it may not appeal to all readers.
Borrow or Buy: Borrow. I would buy this book if I knew a child who loved lighthouses. Otherwise, borrow it from your library. Any child who is interested in lighthouses will love this book and want to read it over and over.
Other Reviews: See Critics' Reviews at amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com. No reader feedback found. We’re interested in your review. Please enter your Name (and blog in Parenthesis), then copy/paste your post link in the URL field. With a link exchange, we both benefit because interested readers can visit you too!