The Spectacular World of Waldorf #4
By: Beth Ann Stifflemire
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Grade Level: Preschool - 3
Publication Date: 12/1/2016
My Rating: 5 Stars
The Spectacular World of Waldorf allows children to discover new places in the USA & Worldwide through humorous and intriguing travels for the picture book age reader.
Bright-detailed illustrations combined with the attention savvy stories allow parents, educators and more to introduce the world to small children in a format while grabbing their attention. This comical Labrador draws children into his whimsical adventures in search of his lost reading spectacles. The poor pup has a habit of misplacing them but children will be enticed into his many travels to help silly Mr. Waldorf locate them as he discovers new friends and places in a format that small children will easily recollect and adore. On this adventure, Mr. Waldorf discovers the huge Russia.
The curious canine encounters fun new friends and places while visiting Saint Petersburg, the Ural Mountains, Lake Baikai, Russian State Library & more. Silly Mr. Waldorf has a tendency to misplace his favorite reading spectacles and can't seem to find them while discovering the largest country in the world.
Mr. Waldorf will learn all about Russia, while seeking his missing spectacles. Will you help him find them and learn all about this historical and enormous country?
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A special thank you to Waldorf Publishing for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.
A comical Labrador is the latest hit in the new children's book travel series, THE SPECTACULAR WORLD OF WALDORF-- Mr. Waldorf Travels to Russia, featured in the fourth installment by Beth Ann Stifflemire and Barbara Terry.
Mr. Waldorf is a lovable and adventurous canine on a voyage to see the United States and the world!
His first stop on his journey was the State of Texas, the second Alaska, then China, and now Waldorf is making his journey to Russia the largest country in the world! Join him as he discovers this new adventure.
Waldorf beings his journey with art and culture exploring the beautiful city of Saint Petersburg, Russia where he sees their world famous ballet. He enjoys dancing with his new friends. Next he attends the Opera, as the singer tells an amazing story in a song.
Next he visits the Saint Petersburg Zoo, the oldest zoo in Russia, where he visits with new friends and Polar Bears. After the zoo, he journeys through the Ural Mountains in Western Russia. He discovers jewels, mountains, and heads for the oldest, deepest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Baikal.
Next he ventures off to the Eastern Forests of Russia and enjoys the beautiful tall trees and visit more animals and a Siberian Tiger. Next he decides to complete his trip in the capital of Russia, called Moscow.
He loves the old colorful and beautiful buildings. He also is excited to visit the Russian State Library, where he finds plenty of books.
With bold colorful illustrations, ideal for kids ages seven-nine. From second-third grade reading level. In addition, younger children will enjoy the images while parents or older siblings read to them.
My granddaughter, Avery is in AIG classes (3rd grade) and she gives the series her “thumbs up and seal of approval!” My grandson, Brady, (1st grade) loved the adventure with lots of fun along the way.
Educational, informative, adventurous, and entertaining!
Well-crafted, a great way to help children learn about different cultures, diversity, languages, geographical areas, while assisting them with reading, and social studies, as well as introducing them to new things.
A clever fun way to help kids explore other parts of the country in the privacy of their own home or school. Parents, grandparents, educators, teachers, and kids will love Mr. Waldorf and will want to follow him to the many cities, and parts of the country where he explores. A fun learning experience!
Mr. Waldorf loves to read and needs his specs. He tends to lose them along the way. Readers will need to help him find them. This comical Labrador draws children into his whimsical adventures in search of his lost reading spectacles for a little mystery.
The strong visual narrative makes this an appealing choice for a wide range of ages. By the turn of the last page, children will immediately begin imagining the next adventure. (Hi-res glossy images pop with color)!
Get on board, and join Waldorf, as he travels to his next stop. Join him as he discovers interesting and fun places. Collect them all- Idea for gift giving!
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The Spectacular World of Waldorf allows children to discover new places in the USA and worldwide through humorous and intriguing travels for the picture book age reader. Bright-detailed illustrations combined with the attention savvy stories allow parents, educators and more to introduce the world to small children in a format that grabs their attention. This comical Labrador draws children into his whimsical adventures in search of his lost reading spectacles. The poor pup has a habit of misplacing them but children will be enticed into his many travels to help silly Mr. Waldorf locate them as he discovers new friends and places in a format that small children will easily recollect and adore.
About the Author
Beth Ann is a wife, mother, blogger and book lover from Texas. Her passion is writing stories that draw a reader into a world where they can become the characters and experience a gamut of emotions.
When she's not writing, she love's to be home with her family and two yellow labs. In addition she's a sucker for super sappy romance movies, loves trying out Texas wines, is an avid hot tea drinker and enjoys checking items off of her ever-growing bucket list.
She has numerous book projects on the horizon including Fiction Romance in both Contemporary and New Adult genres as well as a Children's Series.