One of the very first books my (then) Kindergartner brought home from the school library was Punk Farm by Jarrett K. Krosoczka. What a sweet beginning to her elementary career.
So, to celebrate all the young students (and their parents) sharing the joys of the school library, we’ve pulled up this early favorite for this week’s Throwback Thursday book review.
written and illustrated by Jarrett K. Krosoczka
Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2005
Tonight’s the B-I-G night. Sheep, Cow, Goat, Chicken, and Pig, aka the band Punk Farm, has their big rock concert for all of the other animals. In the middle of their last practice, Cow hears footsteps in the farmhouse.
Oh, no! Farmer Joe is supposed to be asleep. Will the rest of the barnyard get to hear that screaming guitar?
Reading Tub review of Punk Farm – September 2007
Why a Throwback Thursday for Book Reviews?
Those of us who blog about books are a community. We read lots of books, we write lots of reviews, and we share those reviews with fellow book lovers and those in search of books for children and teens on our blogs, websites, and via social media.
We write so many reviews that, over time, they get buried by other, newer reviews. BUT! that book we read three years ago will always be new to some reader, somewhere. So why not share that review with a new audience?
Everyone is welcome! Here are the participation guidelines:
- If you reviewed the same book we’re featuring, add your permalink to the original review on the Reading Tub website or in the InLinkz Linkup.
- Want to (re)share a review you posted in June 2009, then add your permalink in the InLinkz Linkup. [No, it doesn’t have to be a book you loved; but it does have to be a review you take a lot of pride in.]
- Add any notes about the review in the comments, please.
The spammers have been having a blast with our Throwback Thursday posts … now its your turn to take back blogging from those nuisances. Did you review Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia? Or another book from May 2009? Add it to our linkup above or comments below.
Too late for the #TBT linkup?
No worries, add your review on our review page at the Reading Tub.
NOTES: Punk Farm cover image links to amazon.com. The Reading Tub has an affiliate relationship with Amazon. 100% of any income from this source is used for our literacy mission.