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"A winning score for Isadora once again." (Publishers Weekly, starred review)
Uses a story about a young girl who loves to ice skate to introduce the sport: the parts and care of skates, the techniques of different skating moves, and ice skating competitions.
Posted April 23, 2000
What a sensational book. It is both informative and fun to look at. I loved the illustrations which brought back memories of when I began ice skating. I am now a mother of a 12 year old daughter who ice skates. She showed Sophie Skates to her skating friends and they loved it too. By the way my daughter's name is Sophie. I hope Rachel Isadora will add to her Sophie books like she did with her Lili books.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted February 19, 2000
I am an ice skating coach and I found this book in Barnes and Noble. It's about time a kid's book concerning this subject has come out- and one that is really for children. The illustrations, captions, accuracy and warmth are what makes this book so special. I have so many students who will be able to realate to Sophie and her training. I just can't tell you enough how wonderful this book is. It will also prove enjoyable for those nonskaters as well. Agreat book is a great book!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.