Carrying on where they left off with Wild About Books (2004), their Seuss homage, Sierra and Brown find the good citizens of Springfield, and especially the residents of the zoo, overcome by the doldrums of winter.
It's windy and cold and snowy, and the sky can't get any lower. Read full book review >
Just right for new kindergartners and preschoolers who cannot yet read words, this is one school story that they will be able to help in reading.
The draw of Sierra's latest is the rhyming verse that is interspersed with rebus pictures, allowing children to chime in and participate in the telling. Read full book review >
Sierra's reliably commendable verse teams with quirky illustrations from Sweet to produce an alphabet-bedtime hybrid with plenty of appeal for families. Read full book review >
Sierra spins an impeccably rhymed yarn about a last minute science-fair experiment gone fabulously amok. Read full book review >
Stories with familiar motifs from "The Three Little Pigs," "Bremen Town Musicians," "Rumplestiltskin," "The Frog Prince," and "Hansel and Gretel" are collected in five chapters of three stories each. Read full book review >
In this great idea for a collection, the selection of stories included is stellar and the watercolor illustrations are charming. Read full book review >
A tongue-in-cheek lullaby book of small good-night poems for dinosaurs. ``Three tyrannosaurus rexes/Once lay dreaming of their breakfasts/In what's now the state of Texas.'' Sierra (Nursery Tales Around the World, 1995, etc.) uses comic neologisms (tyrannograndma and scaredysauruses among them) and ends every poem with a gentle refrain. Read full book review >