Monday, May 30, 2016

Sophie's Squash Go To School By Pat Zietlow Miller

Book: Sophie's Squash Go To School
By: Pat Zietlow Miller and Illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf
On sale: Schwartz & Wade Books June 28, 2016
Ages 3-7
$17.99 USA

I have to say that the kiddo is enjoying all these books from Random House Children's Books and I am as well.  When I was her age, I do not remember a whole lot of fun and colorful books like they have nowadays.  

What is Sophie's Squash Go to School about? First, this book is a sequel to Sophie's Squash. Do you have to read Sophie's Squash to follow along? Of course not.  This story is about a little girl named Sophie who is starting school and like most kiddos, Sophie has those wicked first day jitters. Sophie's only friends are Bonnie and Baxter (who are they? Well you will have to read the book to find out) and she isn't interested in making new friends.  But will she? Will she stay loyal to her two best friends? Will she make new friends? Will she learn any important lessons? I don't want to ruin it for you or your kiddos so you will have to check it out when it becomes available for purchase on June 28, 2016. 

I will tell you, my kiddo really enjoyed it.  She loves books with short paragraphs and big beautiful crisp pictures.  This book covers both of those requirements. She stumbled on a few words but was able to read the story and understand what was going on and understood all about Sophie. 

Third time through the book

Please check it out for your kiddo, you will be glad that you did.

If you are interested in any of the other titles by Pat Zietlow Miller: She is also the author of Wherever You Go and Sharing the Bread: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Story.   You can visit with her online at:

Illustrator Anne Wilsdorf has been the illustrator for many books including: My Dog's a Chicken and Dogs on the Bed.  

Again, this book will be available for sale to the public on June 28, 2016 for $17.99 US and $23.99 Canada. You will also be able to purchase it on eBook for $10.99.

Check out Random House Children's Books at and visit on facebook at RandomHouseKids and @RandomHouseKids. 

We give our thanks to Ms. Cassie McGinty for allowing us to do this book review. Lollipops n' Ladybugs received no monetary compensation for this posting, however, we did receive an advanced readers copy of the book so that we could do a proper review. 

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