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Saturday, February 26, 2011

BOOK REVIEW: Peter the Great by Diane Stanley

TITLE: Peter the Great
AUTHOR: Diane Stanley 
ILLUSTRATOR: Diane Stanley
PUBLISHER: Scholastic Inc.
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 1986
FORMAT: Paperback, 32 pages
GENRE: Juvenile Nonfiction, Biography
ISBN: 0439226449

SYNOPSIS FROM GOODREADS: 

In this reissue of her acclaimed picture-book biographies, Stanley captures the fabulous world of tsarist Russia and the greatness of its larger-than-life leader whose spirit, impatience and vision brought Russia into the modern world. Full-color illustrations.

MY REVIEW:

I read this book aloud to my daughters.

We really enjoy Stanley's biography series. This is the third one this month! The books are exquisitely illustrated, and the text is factual without being overwhelming for children.

We will look for more of Stanley's biographies.

MY RATING: 4 stars!

This book qualifies as:
#71 for my 2011 100+ Reading Challenge

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