The BGs Review: In the Waves by Lennon & Maisy Stella

June 23, 2015 Children's Book Reviews 1 ★★★

The BGs Review: In the Waves by Lennon & Maisy StellaTitle: In the Waves by Lennon Stella, Maisy Stella
Illustrator: Steve Bjorkman
Published by: HarperCollins on April 28, 2015
Genres: Children's Books, Picture Books
Source: YABC
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 40
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Join Lennon and Maisy Stella, stars of the hit show Nashville, in their first-ever picture book sing-along adventure.

It's the perfect day for fun in the sun as the girls prepare to set off for a sandy paradise. With boogie boards in tow and homemade lemonade in hand, they are off to splash the day away.

Grab your ol' flip-flops and your sunblock, too, and sing along with Lennon and Maisy in their debut original picture book and song.

I received this book for free from YABC in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

The BGs Review is a feature on the blog where my daughters and I review children’s books. This review includes my thoughts on the book, as suitable for children, as well as opinions and thoughts from my two oldest “Baby Girls” (ages 10 and 4) aka the BGs.

One Line: I love a book about sisters.

In the Waves was a lot shorter than I thought it would be. Yes, I knew it was a picture book, but I was hoping for a bit more. I loved that it was about two sisters and using your imagination though. The theme is family-friendly and it’s also a perfect summer book for kids. I thought it was a too repetitive with the lines “in the waves, in the water”, I mean, they used those lines ALOT. I guess it’s supposed to be a sing-along book so that’s why it’s like that, but then it would’ve been much more enjoyable as an audiobook/book with a CD. The illustrations were colorful and lively and it’s definitely appealing to the eye. The girls weren’t as interested in it as they usually are, but they did find some parts that they liked.

Thoughts from BG1: It was a cute story and I like how they use their imagination. It was funny when their mom kept wondering what was taking them so long to get ready.

Thoughts from BG2: Look at all the treasure! I want it all! Mine! Mine! Mine!

I like when they’re in the bubble bath together. It looks like fun.

*This review of In the Waves was first published on YABC.*

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