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Bringham Young University says Waiting for Sophie is “full of child-like imagination and silliness.”

November 6th, 2018

Brigham Young University, Children’s Book & Media Reviews “Waiting for Sophie is ideal for a young reader who is transitioning to reading chapter books. Full of child-like imagination and silliness, Liam keeps the reader entertained as he goes on adventures with his family right at home. Although this book would be especially relatable to a soon-to-be […]

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Canadian Bookworm calls Waiting for Sophie “charming”

June 20th, 2017

“This book for early readers is charming…. I liked the big brother, big sister story here. Liam is a good big brother, patient and caring. I also liked how the adults didn’t fit stereotypes. The drawings are simple, but engaging, and show the emotions of the different characters vividly. I also liked how the sometimes […]

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Midwest Book Review calls Waiting for Sophie “an original and heartwarming story”

June 7th, 2017

“Waiting for Sophie is an original and heartwarming story for children ages 5 to 8. Nicely enhanced with the colorful artwork of Carmen Mok, and especially appropriate for young readers making the transition from picture books to chapter books, Waiting for Sophie is very highly recommended for family, elementary school and community library Children’s Fiction collections.” Click here to […]

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Waiting for Sophie gets a 5/5 rating from City Book Review

May 31st, 2017

“Author Sarah Ellis has written a sweet story that will help youngsters understand the process of becoming an older sibling and how much patience is needed. This is not a typical picture book but is more like an early reader with quite a bit of text. The soft, charming illustrations by Carmen Mok complete the […]

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