Friday, October 28, 2011

Maya & Filippo Make Friends in Auckland

Maya & Filippo Make Friends in Auckland (Volume 1)
By:  Alinka Rutkowska
Illustrated by:  Konrad Checinski
ISBN:  9781463637422
Published July 6, 2011 by CreateSpace
Available Format:  Paperback

My Rating:  ★★★★☆

Goodreads Synopsis:  Embark on an exciting adventure with Maya and Filippo as they travel around the globe on board the “Fun Princess” -- a cruise ship full of surprises. Discover their fascinating ports of call, join them in activities at sea, and explore the magical world they create through the power of their thoughts. This time Maya and Filippo discover Auckland and meet different kinds of people depending the book to find out! Create your own reality just like Maya and Filippo do. Start coloring the world the way you want it to be through the pages of this book. It all starts in your mind. You have the crayons - have fun with them and have fun with your life!

Unfortunately, we had the ebook version of this book, and I wouldn’t be too happy if my kids took their crayons to my Kindle.  But, it is still a super cute read that we all enjoyed very much!  Maya and Filippo have such fun adventures, and there’s always a nice little lesson tucked in along the way.  This is one of those books my kids enjoy reading over and over—good for car rides and last minute bedtime stories!  I’d love to have the print version so they could go crazy coloring Maya and Filippo’s world!