Official Review: Cornelius Cone and Friends 2

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Re: Official Review: Cornelius Cone and Friends 2

Post by kislany » 09 Oct 2019, 13:56

It's the third book I've commented today where I found grammatical errors in the books. Kinda makes me sad to see so many subpar edited books. A wonderful review, as usual.

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Post by Tiffbeagle » 09 Oct 2019, 18:13

Talking cones and signs? Odd characters, but as a parent myself, anything that works is wonderful! Lots of colors and funny characters would be great to keep a young child's attention. Great review!

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Post by LianaMayhew » 09 Oct 2019, 18:42

kandscreeley wrote:
07 Oct 2019, 19:45
LianaMayhew wrote:
07 Oct 2019, 18:20
My daughter loved this book! I must say I agree with her. Making safety sound fun isn't easy, but the author has done a great job and with such amazing imagination to have talking signs! Thank you for the review.
You're right. Safety isn't a very fun topic, but the author makes it enjoyable. I'm glad your daughter liked this one. Make sure to check out the others in the series.
Thank you, I will look out for the others :D

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Post by kandscreeley » 10 Oct 2019, 10:42

kislany wrote:
09 Oct 2019, 13:56
It's the third book I've commented today where I found grammatical errors in the books. Kinda makes me sad to see so many subpar edited books. A wonderful review, as usual.
Sometimes I think authors want to know if there book is any good before they even have it edited. Maybe, though, they just don't understand the value. In any case, hopefully it'll be fixed.
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Post by kandscreeley » 10 Oct 2019, 10:43

Tiffbeagle wrote:
09 Oct 2019, 18:13
Talking cones and signs? Odd characters, but as a parent myself, anything that works is wonderful! Lots of colors and funny characters would be great to keep a young child's attention. Great review!
There aren't many other books that teach about these warning signs. Thanks!
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Post by aolayide » 10 Oct 2019, 12:14

Well, I do not usually enjoy children-like books but based on your review, I might make an exception. Being aware of our surroundings adds a good ring to it.

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Post by unamilagra » 10 Oct 2019, 16:27

This is a cute concept for a children's book. I haven't seen anything like it before. Hopefully the author gets some of the editing cleaned up a bit. Great review!

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Post by kandscreeley » 10 Oct 2019, 19:10

aolayide wrote:
10 Oct 2019, 12:14
Well, I do not usually enjoy children-like books but based on your review, I might make an exception. Being aware of our surroundings adds a good ring to it.
It's an important message for adults, too. We need to pay more attention. Thanks.
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Post by kandscreeley » 10 Oct 2019, 19:10

unamilagra wrote:
10 Oct 2019, 16:27
This is a cute concept for a children's book. I haven't seen anything like it before. Hopefully the author gets some of the editing cleaned up a bit. Great review!
I hadn't either, and I'm glad I read it. Thanks for your comments.
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Post by bookowlie » 12 Oct 2019, 09:10

Thanks for another insightful review! The concept of the story sounds very unique. However, the constant use of commas instead of periods would drive me crazy. Although the grammar might be considered poetic license, it's important for children to learn proper grammar. All these commas might cause kids to develop bad habits in their own writing.
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Post by kandscreeley » 12 Oct 2019, 18:18

bookowlie wrote:
12 Oct 2019, 09:10
Thanks for another insightful review! The concept of the story sounds very unique. However, the constant use of commas instead of periods would drive me crazy. Although the grammar might be considered poetic license, it's important for children to learn proper grammar. All these commas might cause kids to develop bad habits in their own writing.
I definitely agree. It's why I felt they were worth mentioning. An extra comma here or there doesn't bother me, but this was constant. Thanks!
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Post by rumik » 16 Oct 2019, 19:29

This book sounds lovely, and so is your review. Even the criticism is thoughtful and constructive. Thanks for the review!

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Post by kandscreeley » 17 Oct 2019, 07:36

rumik wrote:
16 Oct 2019, 19:29
This book sounds lovely, and so is your review. Even the criticism is thoughtful and constructive. Thanks for the review!
You're too sweet. Thanks!
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