Kirkus Star
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Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Checkers and Dot


CHECKERS AND DOT ON THE FARM by J. Torres
Released: May 14, 2013

"These Checkers and Dot adventures, while not share-aloud superstars, are nifty for leaving in baby's reach for spontaneous exploration and play. (Board book. 3 mos.-3)"
A simple black-and-white board book takes toddlers on a trip to the farm. Read full book review >
CHECKERS AND DOT by J. Torres
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"While there is little doubt the high-contrast patterns will hold the gaze of newborns, the real question is if the small images of the characters will have any meaning for them. (Board book. 0-6 mos.)"
In black and white with striped, dotted and checkerboard patterns, this board book seems made to order for developing newborn eyes, but the attempt is misguided. Read full book review >