How King Montezuma Got His Revenge is a children’s book that is largely non-fictional and written in a somewhat rhyming poem. Considering the real facts the book covers the rhymes that stretch to reach a rhyme are clever and the reader should be able to find the pace of reading fairly easy. I was quite fascinated that the author managed to convey quite a lot about the Ancient Aztec civilization in this short children’s book in such an easy and clever manner. I wasn’t thrilled with the ending of the book but as a former teacher I’m sure my kids in the class would have enjoyed it, although I’m equally sure I would have had my class talking about King Montezuma’s revenge methods throughout the day as well. I wasn’t aware of the conquest and plagues that were spread to the Aztec civilization so while I was aware of several things the book discusses even I learned something new from this work. The illustrations were very rich in color and well used to illustrate the text. This is a good work for younger non-fiction readers that will make children enjoy the book as well and also would be a fun book for story time readings by teachers.
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I am the author of Unforgettably Held which is my testimony and the owner of Prodigal Panda Publishing, a new and small Christian publishing company. I have been writing since elementary school and have worked with Flipside Magazine, written and presented many research papers, and graduated from the Institute of Children's Literature in 2007 and Concord University in 2015. I am currently a M.A. candidate at Liberty University for Professional Writing. I am also in the advanced writing course from the Institute of Children's Literature. View all posts by writermandy1984