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
FRIEDA WISHINSKY has written many beloved and best-selling books for children. Her books have earned numerous accolades, including a nomination for the Governor General's Award. She is the author of Where Are You, Bear?; You're Mean, Lily Jean; and Each One Special, among others. Originally from New York, she now lives in Toronto.
Dean Griffiths realized his love for drawing at the age of 12, halfway through reading a comic book. He has illustrated over a dozen children's books, including The Patchwork House by Sally Fitz-Gibbon. He lives in Duncan, BC.