Rainbow of Friendship

Children - Grade K-3rd
16 Pages
Reviewed on 06/01/2015
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Author Biography

Joni Klein-Higger is an award-winning children's book author, songwriter and musical theater playwright.Her picture book, Rainbow of Friendship, illustrated by Eileen Goldenberg, is the recipient of the 2015 Creative Child Magazine Book of the Year Award. Joni’s songs have been recorded by various artists, have been featured in motion pictures, and her children’s songs and musicals can be frequently heard ringing throughout the halls of preschools, elementary schools and middle schools across the country.

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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Rainbow of Friendship by Joni Klein-Higger is a colorful storybook for children that not only helps them to discover the joy of friendship but also the rainbow colors, shapes and sizes. The story begins with a girl moving to Rainbow Row City where she meets a funny blue girl with blue hair and ribbons, Pink Patty Puff, Yellow Yasmina and many others. Written in delightful rhyming verses, this story has an excellent concept and conveys many beautiful messages for kids. The book also connects people from different walks of life, irrespective of their color, shape and size. The book tells young readers that it is safe to play with all colors, shapes and sizes.

It's a beautiful story that teaches kids tolerance and acceptance. The author cleverly teaches a lot of things to kids in a funny way. The names used in the book will put smiles on the faces of young readers. The illustrations are bright and captivating, and they give life, pace and movement to the characters and scenes. They also convey the author's concept and messages very clearly. It's a good bedtime storybook and can also be used for read aloud sessions in classrooms and school libraries.

Books like these are very good for children to help them understand the concept and messages very clearly through the author's clever storytelling. It does teach readers a lot of new things and helps them widen their outlook on having friends from all walks of life.