Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Sunday 15th December 2019 - 04:07:07

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Books > Kids - General > Ping and Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly) review

« Who's That Roaring? reviewWho's That Roaring?I Got A Crocodile reviewI Got A Crocodile »

Score: 8.9/10  [2 reviews]
3 out of 5
ProdID: 4282 - Ping and Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly)
Author: Tim Hopgood

Ping and Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly)
Price:
$19.00
Sample/s Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by Scholastic (NZ)

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
Available:
at booksellers

Ping and Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly) product reviews

Ping and Pong are a pair of penguins who love to do new things. But whatever Ping tries to do, Pong can do it better - Ping can squeak in French, Pong can squeak in nine different languages, Ping can catch a fish, Pong can catch a shark...Is there anything Ping can do best? Yes, he can be a BEST friend.

Check out Scholastic (NZ) onlineClick here to see all the listings for Scholastic (NZ) Visit their website They do not have a Twitter account Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board They do not have an Instagram channel



Tags:
competing   copying   friend   penguin   picture book   preschool   scholastic   tim hopgood
Other listings you may be interested in:
Windows Vista Just the Steps for DummiesWindows Vista Just the Steps for Dummies
Rating: 10.0
Stranger MadnessStranger Madness
Rating: 9.5
ZogZog
Rating: 10.0
Hide and Seek DinosaursHide and Seek Dinosaurs
Rating: 9.0
The ExtinctsThe Extincts
Rating: 8.3
The Infinity Ring - 5 - Cave of WondersThe Infinity Ring - 5 - Cave of Wonders
Rating: 10.0
Munkle Arvur and the Big DryMunkle Arvur and the Big Dry
Rating: 10.0
Imagine a CityImagine a City
Rating: 9.0
The Prince and the PottyThe Prince and the Potty
Rating: 9.0
The Infinity Ring - 8 - EternityThe Infinity Ring - 8 - Eternity
Rating: 9.5
Cinderella and her Very Bossy SistersCinderella and her Very Bossy Sisters
Rating: 9.5
Kiwi Corkers: The Whale and SnapperKiwi Corkers: The Whale and Snapper
Rating: 10.0
Dreamweavers 1 - Awa and the DreamrealmDreamweavers 1 - Awa and the Dreamrealm
Rating: 7.3

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of sweetpea

Review by: sweetpea (Sarah)
Dated: 24th of May, 2013

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 8.5/10
Price:
Score 8 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 8 out of 10
ReReadability:
Score 9 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 9 out of 10

The cover of this book grabbed my attention with its lovely glossy illustrations of Ping and Pong on a simple blue back ground. The same colourful illustrations continue inside with very simple text and the story line of anything Ping can do Pong can do better but actually Ping could be the best friend to Pong.

I really liked the message that this book has and although the text and pictures are most suited to Miss Two the message is great for all three of my little misses. The text is simple enough for me to encourage Miss Five to try some of the words and Miss Six to read to Miss Five and Miss Two. This is an all round winner for those reasons for all of us. I enjoy reading this book and it has been a good platform to talk about what being a friend means and about being true to yourself and your own strengths.

I would recommend this book for both boys and girls and although probably aimed at pre-schoolers is great for the older siblings as well. A great addition to the book shelf.

Click here to read the profile of jopukeko

Review by: jopukeko (Jo)
Dated: 21st of May, 2013

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 9.3/10
Price:
Score 10 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 9 out of 10
ReReadability:
Score 9 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 9 out of 10

When I started reading Ping and Pong I thought of the song "Anything you can do I can do better." Ping tries and new hobby and Pong is always better at it. We all know how demoralising it is to always come last. This affects their friendship but they find a way to move past this. I am sure that the children can relate to this too.

The drawings are very simple on a plain background which appeals to the young readers. The eyes are the focus of the penguins. The children all thought it was funny to see a penguin riding a bike. They didn't laugh at the other things none of which a real penguin would have done. I think they are really cute and would look great framed on the wall of a baby's room. The dotty end pages of the book appealed to the kids too.

The storyline is better suited to older preschoolers although the pictures are for the younger ones. Both my two year olds and my four year olds enjoyed it. Having read this sweet story I am keen to read another of Tim Hopgood's books featuring Ping and Pong "Thank you for looking after our pets."

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Books'...

Score: 9.5
Product reviews for listing 7317: Dear Dumb Diary, Deluxe: Dumbness is a Dish Best Served Cold -  Author: Jim Benton

Product image for Dear Dumb Diary, Deluxe: Dumbness is a Dish Best Served ColdLife at Mackerel Middle School is as dumb as ever-but Jamie Kelly may have finally found the key to fame, fortune and fabulousness. Together with Isabella and Angeline, she's come up with a money-making idea, and it has to do with food. Everyone likes food! They're going to be rich! The only problem? They have to come up with something that people actually want to eat.

Jamie has some sophisticated thoughts on food, like: She ... more...

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it."
Olivier

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream