Book Review of “Tanner Builds a Block Tower”

Tanner Builds a Block Tower
Written by Anita Banks
Illustrated by: Molly M. Courtright

51UMnaXQB-L._AA278_PIkin4,BottomRight,-41,22_AA300_SH20_OU15_This is wonderful picture book for kids about perspicacity and determination.

Tanner wants to build a big tall block tower. It will be so tall that it will touch the sky. He has all the blocks to do so, but initially he is a bit distracted and encounters ants, lady bugs, a chipmunk, a rabbit, and a cat. Unbeknownst to Tanner, all of them take a block or two from Tanner. In the end, he discovers that he can’t build his tall block tower because he doesn’t have enough blocks. So, he has to retrace his steps to find his blocks. Can he find then and ultimately build his big tall tower that reaches all the way up to the sky?

This is a book which shows that you too can build a big tall tower. All you need is determination and a willingness to persevere. The illustrations in this book are colorful and bring the message home for kids.

Rating: 5 stars

Reviewed by: Irene S. Roth


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