Find award-winning books by up-and-coming authors.
Browse through a specific genre...
Children - Animals
Children - Concept
Children - Educational
Children - Fable
Children - Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Children - General
Children - Grade K-3rd
Children - Grade 4th-6th
Children - Non-Fiction
Children - Picture/Pop up
Children - Preschool
Children - Preteen
Young Adult - Coming of Age
Young Adult - Fantasy
Young Adult - General
Young Adult - Horror
Young Adult - Mystery
Young Adult - Non-Fiction
Young Adult - Paranormal
Young Adult - Romance
Young Adult - Sci-Fi
Christian - Amish
Christian - Biblical Counseling
Christian - Devotion/Study
Christian - Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Christian - General
Christian - Fiction
Christian - Historical Fiction
Christian - Living
Christian - Non-Fiction
Fiction - Action
Fiction - Adventure
Fiction - Animals
Fiction - Anthology
Fiction - Chick Lit
Fiction - Cultural
Fiction - Drama
Fiction - Dystopia
Fiction - Fantasy
Fiction - General
Fiction - Historical - Event/Era
Fiction - Historical - Personage
Fiction - Horror
Fiction - Humor
Fiction - Inspirational
Fiction - Intrigue
Fiction - Military
Fiction - Mystery - General
Fiction - Mystery - Historical
Fiction - Mystery - Murder
Fiction - Mystery - Sleuth
Fiction - Paranormal
Fiction - Realistic
Fiction - Science Fiction
Fiction - Southern
Fiction - Sports
Fiction - Supernatural
Fiction - Suspense
Fiction - Tall Tale
Fiction - Thriller - General
Fiction - Thriller - Terrorist
Fiction - Urban
Fiction - Western
Fiction - Womens
Non-Fiction - Animals
Non-Fiction - Autobiography
Non-Fiction - Biography
Non-Fiction - Business/Finance
Non-Fiction - Cook Book
Non-Fiction - Cultural
Non-Fiction - Drama
Non-Fiction - Education
Non-Fiction - Environment
Non-Fiction - Genealogy
Non-Fiction - General
Non-Fiction - Gov/Politics
Non-Fiction - Grief
Non-Fiction - Health - Fitness
Non-Fiction - Health - Medical
Non-Fiction - Historical
Non-Fiction - Hobby
Non-Fiction - Home/Crafts
Non-Fiction - Humor
Non-Fiction - Inspirational
Non-Fiction - Memoir
Non-Fiction - Military
Non-Fiction - Motivational
Non-Fiction - Music/Entertainment
Non-Fiction - Occupational
Non-Fiction - Parenting
Non-Fiction - Relationships
Non-Fiction - Religion/Philosophy
Non-Fiction - Retirement
Non-Fiction - Self Help
Non-Fiction - Sports
Non-Fiction - Travel
Non-Fiction - True Crime
Non-Fiction - Writing/Publishing
Romance - Christian
Romance - Contemporary
Romance - General
Romance - Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Romance - Historical
Romance - Suspense
Romance - Sizzle
Short Story - Fiction
Short Story - Non-Fiction
Poetry - General
Poetry - Inspirational
Poetry - Love/Romance
Audio Books
Graphic Novel/Comic
Become an Affiliate...
Affiliate Login
Become a Reviewer...
Reviewer Login
Get a FREE Review...
Author Login
      Forgot login?
Our Featured Books
Author Services

Award-Winning Books

Book Reviews
Advertise this review:  
Send a direct email to the author of this book

Star Star Star Star Star
Where Is Home, Little Pip?
by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman
Children - Preschool
40 Pages
Reviewed on 08/30/2009

Visit the author's social websites...
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Pinterest
Author Biography
Add your biography and picture to your review! Login to your Authors Area to update all the features of your review page. Your login information is in the Review Notice we emailed to you when your review was completed. Click here to have it resent to you.

Book Review
This book will appeal to Preschool through first grade.  Pip is an adorable penguin.  She loves adventure but her parents are always warning her to not wander off and to be careful.  Pip ignores her parents warning and becomes lost.  As Pip looks for home she encounters many animals.  She asks each where is home.  Each animal has a different home.

Where is Home is an adorable book.  Children will love the illustrations.  The story is cute and appealing.  My grand children love this book.  They commented on the pictures and the story.  They liked the thought of the parents singing a song to Pip.  They insist that I make up a song about where we live and teach it to them.


Comments Section
Leave your comments or reviews using
Facebook or our Comments System



  Add your comments or reviews here  
Rate this book:
/ 5


D. Blankenship
I have to admit to being a big Karma Wilson fan and love her bear books and the adventures of the little mouse Mortimer. While this work of the baby penguin Pip is good, it did not seem to me to have the same flair as previous works by this author. Now don't take me wrong. Had I read this one first, I would have been absolutely completely satisfied, but with knowledge of what this author is capable of, I was just a wee bit disappointed.

Pip is a little penguin living with her mother and father in a very cold place as is the nature of penguins to do. She and her parents make up a happy family and have a happy home. One day, while her parents are gone, Pip goes off chasing a is the nature of all little ones, and is lost. This is the story of her adventures in her attempt to find her home.

The author has our little lost penguin asking various critters she meets in her search where home is. Each animal tell where there home is, but not Pip's home. The author presents us with some great little rhyming answers with each encounter.

The art work by Jane Chapman is excellent and she captures the personality of the animals along with the wild desolate landscape perfectly. All of the illustrations go perfectly with the story.

This is a great read along book and would certainly be great for a child or parent reader who is into penguins. The story is sweet and mellow and easy to follow.

I am giving this one four stars rather than five as I do not feel the book is of the same quality as previous works. I must say though that this is a good read and that kids do seem to enjoy both looking at the pictures and having the story read to them.
Readers' Favorite is the recipient of the "Honoring Excellence" and "Best Websites for Authors" awards by the Association of Independent Authors, and are members of the National Book Critics Circle and the National Education Association.

Awards and Logos

Readers' Favorite has been awarded the Association
of Independent Authors Honoring Excellence award, which
recognizes businesses and organizations that offer exceptional
products and services for independent authors.

Association of Independent Authors
Readers' Favorite donates many of the books we review to the following charities, along with annual financial donations. We make sure your book and some of the money you spend on our site is used to bring comfort and aid to those in need.

Donation Partners

On behalf of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital,
and especially on behalf of the children and their
families, we want to thank Readers' Favorite and its
authors for your kindness and generosity.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Please follow us on these social networking sites. If you are an author, be sure to get your free page on these sites to help get your book noticed.   FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinterest
What We Do
Review Features
Contest Deadlines
Free Articles
Who We Are
Reviewer Info
Earn Money
For Authors
Free Reviews
Contest Features
E-Query Service
Debra Gaynor
Reviewer TOS
Sample Banners
For Readers
Express Reviews
Contest Form
Video Trailer
Our Reviewers
Reviewer App
Signup Form
For Agents
Book Donation
Book Promotion
Contact Info
For Charities
Book Exchange
eBook Conversion
Review Form
Copyright 2009- All rights reserved. View our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.