Tally Tots Counting App Readalikes

App:  Tally Tots Counting App     Description:  Get the action-packed app that helps toddlers learn to count with 20 awesome mini-games. Whether they’re serving up a seven-layer sandwich or finding 14 colorful cupcakes, they’ll have fun with numbers in this awesome learning game. Readalikes for Preschoolers Appeals: Educational, Rhyming song, Colorful Readalikes Numbers Everywhere by Kaufman, Elliott  WorldCat’s Description:  A follow-up to Elliott Kaufman’s Alphabet Everywhere, Numbers Everywhere reveals how digits and mathematical … Continue reading Tally Tots Counting App Readalikes

Dora and the Lost City of Gold : Readalikes

Movie:  Dora and the Lost City of Gold     Description:  Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure yet — high school. Accompanied by a ragtag group of teens and Boots the monkey, Dora embarks on a quest to save her parents while trying to solve the seemingly impossible mystery behind a lost Incan civilization. Readalikes for Middleschoolers and … Continue reading Dora and the Lost City of Gold : Readalikes

Peppa Pig-Peppa Pig Goes Swimming Readlikes

TV Show:  Peppa Pig Peppa Pig Goes Swimming Readlikes     Description:  Peppa Pig, a happy pig with her brother George and their parents have fun with all of the other animal friends in their town. In this specific story we see how Peppa learns to swim!   Readalikes for Preschoolers  Appeals: Cartoon,character driven, friendships Readalikes Maisy learns to swim by Lucy Cousins  Amazon’s Description:  Read how Maisy learns to swim!  Crossover Appeal: This story … Continue reading Peppa Pig-Peppa Pig Goes Swimming Readlikes

Carmen Sandiego Readalikes

TV Show:  Carmen Sandiego     Description:  A master thief who uses her skills for good, Carmen Sandiego travels the world foiling V.I.L.E.’s evil plans — with help from her savvy sidekicks. Readalikes for Gradeschoolers and up Appeals: Adventure, fast-paced, girl power, international travel Readalikes Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters (series) by Andrea Beaty  Amazon’s Description:  Rosie Revere is no stranger to flops and fails, kerfuffles and catastrophes. After all, engineering is all … Continue reading Carmen Sandiego Readalikes

Fruit Ninja App Readalikes

App: Fruit Ninja Description: Fruit Ninja The greatest fruit-slicing game in the world. Available for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, PS Vita, XBOX Appeals: Fast action, Humorous game Readalikes for Preschoolers Nightime Ninja by Barbara Dacosta Scholastic summary: Late at night, when all is quiet and everyone is asleep, a ninja creeps silently through the house in search of treasure. Soon he reaches his ultimate … Continue reading Fruit Ninja App Readalikes

Christopher Robin Readalikes

Movie:  Christopher Robin     Description:  Christopher Robin — now a family man living in London — receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher’s help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends — Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life. … Continue reading Christopher Robin Readalikes

Shimmer and Shine Readalikes

Wikipedia’s Description:  Twins Shimmer and Shine are genies-in-training who grant wishes for their best friend, Leah. The wishes don’t always go as smoothly as they plan, though — after all, they’re still in training — and the girls must clean up the magical mess that results from the issues. Read-a-likes for ages 3+     Main appeals:  Girl power, female friendships, magic/fantasy worlds, comedic misadventures, … Continue reading Shimmer and Shine Readalikes