Saturday, February 25, 2012
Children's Book Review: The Bubble Gum Kid
The Bubble Gum Kid
Written by: Stu Smith
Illustrated by: Julia Woolf
Published by: Running Press, 2006
* In this picture book told in rhyme, Billy Bob Glum is a little boy who loves to chew gum. Unfortunately, he can't blow a bubble and is picked on by Double Chin Dan, the school bully because of it. With help from his older sister and a lot of practice Billy finally learns to blow a bubble and comes up with a plan to show that bully Dan.
While this book had colorful pictures and my kids enjoyed the gum theme I wasn't a big fan. I especially didn't enjoy the ending, where I didn't think the punishment was doled out fairly.
Family Rating: So-so.