Alphabet Riddles. 978-1-503-84989-1.
Animal Riddles. 978-1-503-84984-6.
Dinosaur Riddles. 978-1-503-84987-7.
Earth Riddles. 978-1-503-84990-7.
Invention Riddles. 978-1-503-84985-3.
Math Riddles. 978-1-503-84988-4.
Space Riddles. 978-1-503-84983-9.
Weather Riddles. 978-1-503-84986-0.
What is a more entertaining way to learn about a subject than through riddles? This eye catching set, aimed at the primary grades, is a worthwhile addition to the elementary school riddle collection. Space Riddles and Math Riddles both contained ten riddles based on their topic, and introduced vocabulary and concepts along with giggles. The graphic design, utilizing bold colors, large fonts, and attractive photographs, will engage young readers, who may not notice the books are organized like reference material, including a glossary along with websites and book suggestions to learn more about the topic. These books also would make a handy teaching tool, providing the instructor with riddles to insert into the lesson. Joke and riddle books always are popular in elementary school, and this set will enhance an easy fiction collection.
THOUGHTS: This visually appealing set of riddles is perfect for emerging readers. A fine secondary purchase for libraries serving young patrons.
793.7 Riddles Nancy Nadig, Penn Manor SD