Readers will become fans very quickly and will be anticipating the next trip to the dresser just as much as do Emily and Matt. This entire series should be in every Canadian library. (CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials
This action-adventure story is a good choice for the student wishing to read an easy chapter book. Short chapters, large-size font and numerous, engaging black and white illustrations make for an appealing, accessible format. (Resource Links
If you liked the exciting Beware, Pirates!, the loud Danger, Dinosaurs!, the golden Crazy for Gold, the exploring Yikes, Vikings!, or the soaring Flying High!, then you’ll definitely love Pioneer Kids. It’s a good series for kids as old as twelve. They will love them like I did! (Victoria, age 10, Sarah’s Stars
About the Author
A former teacher, Frieda Wishinsky loves humour, history, and exploring new ways to tell a story. She is the author of Please, Louise; Jennifer Jones Won't Leave Me Alone; What's the Matter with Albert?; and the books in the Canadian Flyer Adventures series among others. Frieda Wishinsky has published more than twenty titles for children. Her books have earned much critical praise and have been reviewed in magazines and newspapers around the world, including The London Times, The Observer, and The New York Times. Her book Each One Special was nominated for a Governor General's Award. Originally from New York, Frieda now lives in Toronto.