Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock: It's Time to Read

Children - Grade K-3rd
46 Pages
Reviewed on 07/25/2018
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Author Biography

Davon Miller (born April 23, 2002 in St. Petersburg, Florida) is a young published children’s author best known for his children’s book series titled “Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock”. As an infant, Davon was diagnosed with severe asthma, which forced him at times to be in and out of All Children’s Hospital. He started writing and drawing stories at a very young age. He published his first book at the age of eleven in April of 2014. Davon is an active volunteer of the South Branch Library and the Ronald McDonald House while also donating some proceeds from book signings to John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in support of Asthma.

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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock: It’s Time to Read by Davon Miller is the adorable story of Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock who will teach young readers the importance of reading books and going to the library. Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock and his son Ricky are on their way to the library. Ricky is playing a video game while Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock is returning a book. Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock introduces Ricky to Vasetta, the librarian. Ricky’s video game battery dies and Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock pulls out a book with lots of pictures from the shelf for Ricky to read. It is time for Storytime at the library and Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock is going to read a story called The Book-Hog. After Storytime, Ricky notices someone going around the corner with a pile of books. It happens to be Andrew, who is taking the books because he wants to read all of them. Buddy Bookworm asks him to get a library card so that he can borrow them from the library and read them all.

The author’s approach to introducing young readers to the library and everything that goes on there is novel and interesting. It is a good story for children to get introduced to the habit of going to the library, borrowing books, and reading. The illustrations are as endearing as the characters and the scenes. The images bring the scenes to life for readers and give the story a good pace and movement. Reading books is important for children to learn and grow, and there cannot be a better story than this one for them when it comes to encouraging good reading habits and visiting a library.