Sunday, March 29, 2015

Book Review: Snitch and Sneer Hit The Hood by Julia Dweck

Snitch and Sneer Hit the Hood
By Julia Dweck
Publisher: Sleepy Sheep Productions
Published: March 29, 2015

Amazon Synopsis:

Set your tasers to “have a blast” in a slapstick fairy tale adventure that’s out of this world. Snitch and Sneer are the extraterrestrial stars of this sensationally silly graphic picture book, Fairy Tale Crashers. In their first adventure, Snitch and Sneer hit the hood to create chaos, laughter and general mayhem with little Red Riding Hood, the Wolf and dear ol’ Granny like you’ve never seen her before. This duo of fairy tale crashing, galactic goof balls are sure to appeal to even the most reluctant reader.  So, warp speed ahead into the zaniest fairy tale adventure to ever hit the solar system.

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Please, note that the print version will land on B&N soon.

My Thoughts:

Snitch and Sneer Hit the Hood is an updated version of the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood written in cartoon format. In it there is a Snitch who is a narrator/announcer, the actors, and Sneer who mocks everything. They arrive from outer space in Fairy Tale Land and visited the stage set for Little Red Riding Hood.

This is an excellent retelling of the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale with a few additional twists added for some extra fun. The graphics are bright and colourful and will appeal to children who enjoy comic books.

I liked the lesson at the back of the book on how to draw a wolf for those who are interested in learning to draw. There are also some humorous answers to questions that were sent in by readers to Snitch and Sneer’s Facebook page.

I thought Snitch and Sneer Hit the Hood was an amusing fairy tale retelling and would be enjoyed by comic book readers and fairy tale lovers everywhere. I gave this book 5 stars out of 5.

Thank you to the author for providing a copy of the book in exchange for a fair and honest review. A positive opinion was not required. All thoughts are my own.

About the Author:

Julia writes children’s stories for digital and traditional publication. Her stories span the spectrum of humor, fantasy, and edutainment in rhyme and in prose. Julia’s background in elementary education affords her the opportunity to be in touch with what children want to read about and what makes them giggle. Julia collaborates with some of the leading artists in the world of children’s literature. Julia is also a designer of educational adjuncts for children’s literature, and has worked with such notable publishing houses as Penguin Young Readers.

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