What I Loved:
The imagination in Friday Night Wrestlefest was so fun! A bedtime story that centers around the family, but with a wrestling twist. I just loved the concept and really enjoyed the book!
How I Felt:
The Story is told as if an announcer for a wrestling match is the narrator. I’m not a wrestling fan, but I still really enjoyed the references. The dad is getting the kids ready for bed, but like many bed times the kids resist a bit. For this family, the resistance is in the form of a wrestling match. There are adorable names for the wrestling moves each family member does, such as the Jumpin’ Jellyfish and each person also has a wrestling name, like Peanut Brother and Dangerous Daddoo.
The Writing is done well. There is so much excitement in the words, it makes the reader feel the anticipation and enthusiasm that surrounds this family’s bedtime.
The illustrations were so fun! They were bright and colorful and just made you feel the action that was going on. The text was just as exciting. The use of different fonts and sizes gave the story a life of its own!
Overall, our entire family really enjoyed Friday Night Wrestlefest. The story was really fun and a great twist on a bedtime story. The illustrations were bright and exciting. A great book all around!
To Read or Not To Read:
Friday Night Wrestlefest is perfect for preschool to middle elementary children. The story is relatable for ANY family with children and will be enjoyed by everyone!
Where to Find This Book:
Friday Night Wrestlefest by J.F. Fox publishes on February 18, 2020. You can find the book at these places.
Hey kids! Are you ready to WRESTLE? Don’t miss Friday Night Wrestlefest, writer J. F. Fox and illustrator Micah Player’s bedtime book inspired by WWE professional wrestling that will wear kids out before they go to bed.
Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s Friday night, and these kids are ready to wrestle! Join Dangerous Daddoo as he dishes out some serious moves to get the kids ready for bed. But what happens when Flying Mom Bomb gets home from work? Are the kids toast?
This charming and quirky family will teach you a new Bedtime Blitz everyone will enjoy.
- Friday Night Wrestlefest by J.F. Fox
- Illustrations by Micah Player
- Target Reader: Preschool – Middle Grade
- Page Count: 48 pages
- Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
- Pub Date: February 18, 2020
I was provided an advanced reader’s copy of this book for free. I am leaving this honest, unbiased review voluntarily.
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