This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Erin Nicole Cochran for Readers' Favorite
Author Bob Welbaum’s The Boy Who Could Wiggle His Ears is a short children’s book. The narrative has a rhyming pattern throughout and takes us through the journey of one little boy who has conquered the art of ear wiggling, taught to him by his grandfather. The illustrations, created by Chad Seymour, are done in what looks to possibly be a watercolor paint type of medium, but I could be wrong about that. The illustrations have a subdued color palette, bringing forth the connection of pastel Easter colors. The lovely shades of green, blue and yellow give off the essence and energy of spring.
Bob Welbaum’s The Boy Who Could Wiggle His Ears is an endearing children’s book that may, at first glance, seem like it is only a cute story judging by the title alone. But by the end of the book there is a clear and strong message to be had, one that we can all take heart in remembering. I really enjoyed this book and feel that the message is something that we can all use from time to time. Artist Chad Seymour brings a playful, childlike quality to the illustrations that I imagine children will really gravitate to. They have a winsome spirit that has a way of connecting well with the narrative of the book itself. This is the type of book that will stick with you, a story that can be read and reread and passed down through many generations to come.