This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
My Maddy, My Daddy by Rodo Sofranac captures a father-daughter relationship and their closeness beautifully. Maddy loves her father and her father loves her. Maddy has great friends and is a great talker, and her father loves her for that too. Maddy loves her daddy because he is a great listener. They love each other a lot and they need each other too. Maddy lifts her father’s spirits and calms his temper, and her father likes her rechargeable energy hug. Maddy’s father has taught her good values like trust and faith. Maddy loves the fact that her father loves her mother very much, and Maddy loves her entire family.
The story highlights the concepts of sharing, loving, and respecting each other for what they are. The message of doing everything together is also valuable. The illustrations are adorable and they breathe life into the characters, making them come alive to readers. Maddy and her father are lovable characters and readers will be able to relate to them and their feelings for each other. It is a good bedtime storybook that can be used to read aloud to children and it can be helpful in increasing the bonding between parents and other family members. The story is also good for interactive sessions in classrooms and school libraries. Stories like this are good as they make readers feel good and help them understand the importance of having a good relationship with their parents and other family members and vice versa. It is definitely a must-have in school libraries and personal collections.