This is our fifth batch of Audio Snippets... those memorable moments compiled from the recordings we make when reviewing books for Bookie Woogie. I think it will also be the final Audio Snippet post -- in the future, when worthy bits of audio review come along, I'll simply add them to this post here. So feel free to check back to this one from time to time...
If you've watched our video rendition of "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon" and stayed for the credits, then you've heard this first one already. But it's worth another listen!
We had a lot of fun making that video. Even 3-year-old sister Evie wanted to join in:
In the "Goose Girl," the main character can communicate with animals. Mom has a question that she would ask an opossum we saw. Isaac has the possum's possible answer:
Here's a clip from our "Ribbit, Rabbit" review. Anyone who wants to create book reviews by interviewing children must be insane. Certifiably insane. Need evidence?
Of course at other times, it can be lots of fun. Gracie gets ready to review "The Complete Peanuts":
During our "Sidekicks" review, we exercised some self-censorship:
"The Watcher" tells about Jane Goodall's life observing chimps. Elijah would like to go back in time to study dinosaurs. Although, he already thinks he knows where baby dinosaurs come from:
Apparently, the whole time our family was reading "The Black Cauldron," Lily thought a "cauldron" was a type of book:
We also read "Wonderstuck." Maybe Lily knows what a "gutter" is:
Toward the end of our Skype interview with Jarrett Krosoczka, he started saying some really nice things about us. While that was going on, more and more of our kids began walking into view. I love the shock in his voice as he notices!