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 : Wednesday 11th December 2019 - 10:14:41

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 > Pumpkin, The Dancing Puppy review

« Star Wars Sticker Activity Book reviewStar Wars Sticker Activity Book[Prototype 2] review[Prototype 2] »

Score: 9.9/10  [2 reviews]
5 out of 5
ProdID: 5605 - Pumpkin, The Dancing Puppy
Author: Disney Palace Pets

Pumpkin, The Dancing Puppy
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.
July 2014

Pumpkin, The Dancing Puppy product reviews

Enter the enchanted world of Disney Princess Palace Pets. Meet Pumpkin, the glamorous puppy who loves dancing and going to balls - and learn how she won Cinderella's heart.

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

balls   cinderella   dancing   disney   heart   palace pets   princess   pumpkin   scholastic
Other listings you may be interested in:
The Second Sons : 3 : Lord of the ShadowsThe Second Sons : 3 : Lord of the Shadows
Rating: 9.0
Turing's DeliriumTuring's Delirium
Rating: 8.5
Blackadder's Christmas Carol feat. Blackadder: The Cavalier YearsBlackadder's Christmas Carol feat. Blackadder: The Cavalier Years
Rating: 5.0
Start Right Workbooks - Year 6Start Right Workbooks - Year 6
Rating: 9.8
The Girl's Book of FriendshipThe Girl's Book of Friendship
Rating: 8.8
Horses for King ArthurHorses for King Arthur
Rating: 8.5
The Naughty Kids book of NatureThe Naughty Kids book of Nature
Rating: 9.5
Purrs, Paws and ClawsPurrs, Paws and Claws
Rating: 5.5
My Brother's SecretMy Brother's Secret
Rating: 6.5
Water BornWater Born
Rating: 10.0
Cavendon HallCavendon Hall
Rating: 10.0
The Seven Kites of MatarikiThe Seven Kites of Matariki
Rating: 8.6
Keep an eye on this KiwiKeep an eye on this Kiwi
Rating: 9.0

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 shellcruise

Review by: shellcruise (Shelley)
Dated: 26th of July, 2014

Link to this review Report this review


This Review: 9.8/10
Score 10 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 10 out of 10
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 9 out of 10

When my five year old saw the book she squealed "that's Cinderella's dog" and was so excited she quickly grabbed it and sat down flicking thru all of the pages. When she got to the last page her little mouth dropped as she saw other 'princesses' animals.

We had to go out for dancing but as soon as we got home both girls wanted me to read it to them. The pictures are beautiful, actually stunning is more the right word. They ooze Disney and you know it is very magical. The story itself I feel jumps around a bit, it's about a dog Pumpkin who is going to be Cinderella's anniversary gift from the prince. The puppy as always wanted to dance and is so excited when she witnesses the ball. It recalls how Cinderella went to her first ball and then met the prince, lost a slipper and then married him.

I have now read this story at least a 100 hundred times to my two year old as she loves it. We have jumped on the net to check out other Palace Pets and now both of my girls are wanting them all. The animals do look so cute. My five year old started school earlier this year so last night we sat down for her to read it. It is a level 2 Ready to Read book and I was blown away at how well she did. There were a couple of words she got stuck on like 'enchanted' but as a whole it was an easy read for her.

This is great for those 'beginner readers' and for the young ones in your house. The price is awesome and I am sure the rest of the series will be just as magical.

Click here to read the profile of kymmage

Review by: kymmage (Kym)
Dated: 14th of July, 2014

Link to this review Report this review


This Review: 10/10
Score 10 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 10 out of 10
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 10 out of 10

When my daughter saw this book the other day, she was over the moon. "Mum, it's a Littlest Pet Shop book", she grinned. I tried to explain that it was Disney Palace Pets, which is a different brand of toy but she wasn't hearing me. So she flicked through the book happily, cooing and pointing at Pumpkin the puppy on each page. I was half expecting her to ask for a puppy of her own.

Her younger sister loved the pictures in this book almost as much as her sister. It was a bit of a fight whenever one saw the other with it, but thankfully no damage to the book. Although it is a paperback, it's doing well with the rough 2 year old. With the added bonus that at $6 to buy it, you wouldn't cry too much if it was wrecked. Though, we are very keenly trying to teach respect of books!

The story itself is simple. It tells the story of Pumpkin the puppy and how she comes to be Cinderella's pet puppy. It's a lovely little story, and I liked the idea of the first anniversary being marked with a puppy. It was a little glimpse into their world to see what Happily Ever After might include.

The sentence structure and words are a good match for a newly independent reader. My daughter could read some of it, though she is not a strong reader yet. It was good for her to practice on something that is not strictly a "reader" and doesn't feel like school work. She was very happy with the book and it is getting read and re-read a lot.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Books'...

Score: 9.6
Product reviews for listing 2425: Avatar - An Activist Survival Guide -  Written by Maria Wilhelm and Dirk Mathison

Product image for Avatar - An Activist Survival GuideField notes and other data from the Resource Development Administration's xenobiological research and scientific labs have been compiled as a guide to the many unique aspects of the moon Pandora. This report details Pandora's alien ecosystem; its mining mother lode and topography; its flora and fauna, and the culture, language and physiology of the native population, the aggressive hunter-gatherer race called the Na'vi.

Exceedingly ... 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.

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
Albert Einstein

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