Thanks for requesting a Book Match. While I haven't read the book youmentioned by David Elliott, it sounds great!
I've included three titles below that I hope you might enjoy.
The Sectret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson.
Odge Gribble, a young hag, accompanies an old wizard, a gentle fey, and a giant ogre on their mission through a magical tunnel from their Island to London to rescue their King and Queen's son who had been stolen as an infant.
The Giant Baby by Allan Ahlberg.
If you like books about space adventures and the solar system, here are some titles that might appeal to you:
The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet by Eleanor Cameron
Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet by Eleanor Cameron
On their second flight to the planet of Basidium, two boys find that they have a would-be scientist as a stowaway. Sequel to The wonderful
flight to the Mushroom Planet.
Jason and the Aliens Down the Street by Gery Greer
Here are some great titles for a budding scientist!
The Big Bug Book by Margery Facklam.
Describes thirteen of the world's largest insects, including the
birdwing butterfly and the Goliath beetle.
Frogs, Toads, Lizards, and Salamanders by Nancy Winslow Parker.
Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of a variety of frogs, toads, lizards, and salamanders.
Bats, Blue Whales & Other Mammals by Steve Parker.
If you like "The Color of My Words," you may enjoy these good read-aloud books for 4th and 5th graders:
If you liked Dan Gutman's book, Ms. Hannah is Bananas!, for the humor in
a school setting, I have listed three other titles below that you might
If there was something else about the book you liked, let me know and
I'll try to match it in another way. In the future, it will help if you
tell us what it is you like about a particular book so that we can match
it more easily.
I'm so glad you enjoyed the book Parts by Tedd Arnold. While I haven't
read that book, it sounds really funny! I have suggested three other
titles below that I hope you might like. In fact, the first title is
written by the same author, Tedd Arnold. Enjoy!
Even More Parts: Idioms from Head to Toe by Tedd Arnold.
A young boy is worried about what will happen to his body when he hears
such expressions as "I'm tongue-tied," "don't give me any of your lip,"
and "I put my foot in my mouth."
I like Marvin Redpost, too, and I'm so glad you are using our Book Match service! I'm glad you and Cory can read together and I'm sure it helps his growth as a reader.
Here are three books that I hope you and Cory might enjoy. They are all part of series that can extend your reading pleasure, if you like them!
Knights of the Kitchen Table by Jon Scieszka.
Joe receives a magic book for his birthday present from his uncle. Joe, Fred and Sam are transported to a time when evil knights, fire-breathing dragons and vile-smelling giants roamed the land.