Search Results: "Wee Society"


BOOK REVIEW

WEE ALPHAS by Wee Society
developed by Wee Society
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2012

"An appealing, developmentally appropriate effort that could be enhanced by a few tweaks. (iPad alphabet app. 3-6)"
An engaging ABC book camouflages the letters of the alphabet within critters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WEE GILLIS by Munro Leaf
Released: Sept. 30, 1938

"So when the chance came, he proved himself as a topnotch bagpiper and acceptable to both sides."
Wee Gillis' father's people were Highlanders; his mother's people were Lowlanders, and he was faced with the problem of which he should be. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POTTY POO-POO WEE-WEE! by Colin McNaughton
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2005

"Certainly not for all tastes, especially since the rationale is somewhat distorted. (Picture book. 2-4)"
An all-dinosaur cast, dressed in scattered items of clothing and suspended in pastel colored space, gathers ‘round to tut-tut as Littlesaurus repeatedly "does a poo" where he pleases, then walks away, bellowing out the title announcement. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WEE THREE KINGS by Brent L. Anderson
Released: Sept. 16, 2012

"A well-written, frankly religious tale for all ages."
In Anderson's warmhearted, family-friendly debut Christian novel, ceramic figurines of the three wise men come to life at Christmastime and work small miracles of faith with far-reaching consequences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WEE CHRISTMAS CABIN by Margaret Hodges
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2009

"While this adaptation's nice enough, it's worth waiting till the kids are older and introducing them to the original, perhaps with Max Grafe's 2005 illustrated edition. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Oona, abandoned as a baby, grows into "the prettiest and gentlest-mannered lass in the county," but no one wants a tinker's child. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WEE LITTLE WOMAN by Byron Barton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 1995

The echoes of other versions of this tale gain all the invigorating impact of an original in Barton's capable hands. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WEE HOURS by Stephanie Watson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Wrapping up on a comforting note sure to set toddlers' heads bobbing, this fanciful vision of what happens in the wee hours is the delightful nonsense of dreams. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Children will be tickled to see the wee hours of the morning come to life as irresistible, toddlerlike imps in this whimsical tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Your listeners will be wide-eyed, too. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Readers who don't rest easy after being spooked should be warned away from this posthumous chiller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WEE FREE MEN by Terry Pratchett
Released: May 1, 2003

"The Carnegie Medal-winner's fans will not be disappointed. (Fantasy. 12+)"
There will be upheavals in the human and fantasy worlds of elves and witches, with drastic consequences, and Tiffany, with only a frying pan for a weapon, is caught in the middle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WEE SEAL by Janis Mackay
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2014

"Sweet, though oddly mixed of message. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Simple line drawings with watercolor accompany this gentle tale of how young Jamie's awareness of the life cycle of a baby seal lying on the beach near the boy's home empowers him to turn back ignorant, potentially harmful tourists. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A WEE CHRISTMAS HOMICIDE by Kaitlyn Dunnett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Dunnett's third is a wee bit complicated (Scone Cold Dead, 2008, etc.). But the blend of romance and cozy mystery will please lovers of all things Scottish."
A little Maine town is brought to its knees by the frenzied pursuit of a popular Christmas toy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HIGH SOCIETY by Ben Elton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2003

"A mixture of comedy with tragedy that fails to produce real black comedy: another decent but desperately uneven effort from Elton."
A member of Parliament takes on the bugaboo of drug decriminalization. Read full book review >