Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews



Nicola Smee
Board Book
For ages 1 to 4
Boxer Books, 2010   ISBN: 978-1906250652

It is a wonderful snowy day and Mr. Horse invites the animals on the farm to go for a ride in his sleigh. Cat, Dog, Pig, and Duck climb aboard, and off they go across the fields with a “Jingle-jingle, crunch-crunch.”

Then Mr. Horse comes to the top of a hill. The animals in the sleigh ask Mr. Horse if they can slide down the hill. After all, a sleigh has runners on it just like a sled. Mr. Horse climbs into the sleigh and off they go with a “Jingle-jingle, swoosh-swoosh.” Faster and faster they fly down the hill until…..

Little children will love this delightful picture book with its charming illustrations, its delicious sound words, and its surprising ending. They are sure to want to have it read to them over and over and over and over.