REVIEW: The Woods By Rob Hodgson

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REVIEW: The Woods By Rob Hodgson

BOOK NAME: THE WOODS

AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR: ROB HODGSON

PUBLISHER: FRANCES LINCOLN CHILDREN’S BOOKS

PAGES: 32

AGE RECOMMENDED: 3+

The woods are fun and the humour-filled story about foxes and their hunt for rabbits. In the woods there lived three foxes: a tiny fox, a tall fox, and around the fox. They are always in search of rabbits, and each page takes us through the foxes hunting in carrot fields or pumpkin patches. The readers will be amused how the tiny fox says no rabbits around, but we can find the rabbit very closer to the fox. Mostly, they were fooled by the wrong board’s someone laid for them all over the woods.

The foxes who live in the woods dream of eating rabbit
The three foxes who live in the woods dream of eating rabbits.

An instance where the rabbits were very close to the fox, yet it was illustrated in a way they cannot see them. The illustrations on each page are so inviting to the readers and you can giggle on each page while reading this book.

The three fox are searching for the rabbit everywhere
The three foxes are searching for the rabbit everywhere

This part of the story is equally amusing, where they discuss doughnuts or acorns and stop hunting for rabbits.

The foxes talk about dropping the plan to catch rabbits.
The foxes talk about dropping the plan to catch rabbits.
The three foxes unknowingly search for rabbits in a wrong place.
The three foxes unknowingly search for rabbits in the wrong place.
The monster that was chasing them was rabbits.
The monster that was chasing them was the rabbit.

We enjoyed the twist at the end where the rabbits took over the woods. I found the end very amusing and funny, how the foxes were hanging in the rabbit’s trap.

The rabbits took over the woods from the foxes
The rabbits took over the woods from the foxes

I would recommend this extremely engaging book to add to your home library. The foxes and rabbits were brilliantly illustrated I loved that they were all individual and unique to one another.

This book will help to develop the kids reasoning skill and it helps a lot in vocabulary development because each page is so interactive. Nathan and I enjoy reading this book very much and often we end up in a riot of laughter.

The only page I didn’t like in this book was using the word ‘stupid’ I don’t think a three-old kid wants to hear this word. I usually skip the word while reading aloud.

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