Search Results: "Alyssa Satin Capucilli"


BOOK REVIEW

TULIP AND REX WRITE A STORY by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"This sweet story makes a good springboard for vocabulary-enrichment activities in and out of the classroom. (Picture book. 3-7)"
With the help of her beloved dog, a girl composes a story on a word-filled jaunt to the park. Read full book review >

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NOT THIS BEAR by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2015

"A reassuring book to share with just about any set-in-his-ways child. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When given the space and time he needs to acclimate, a young bear learns to love all the new things about school. Read full book review >

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MONKEY PLAY by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"The monkeys may be playful, but this title isn't as much fun for new readers as it should be. (Early reader. 5-7)"
No matter how playful they are, the frolicking monkeys in Capucilli and Pang's collaboration fail to make this beginning reader a success. Read full book review >

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LITTLE SPOTTED CAT by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"An old theme with a camp approach, but in spite of the colorful artwork, the appeal pales and the tale is stale. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Little Spotted Cat finds several diversions to forestall taking a nap: jumping, tangling yarn, drinking cool water and hopping with a grasshopper. Read full book review >

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WHAT KIND OF KISS? by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"A warm and cozy depiction of the contented bliss of a well-loved child. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Osculation is the name of the game in this cheerful little tale packed full of love. Read full book review >

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BISCUIT IN THE GARDEN by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"The simplicity of the story makes it work, as it has since the beginning of the series: Dog. Birds. Garden. And, with patience, adults can learn to enjoy it as well. (Early reader. 3-5)"
This book will not only make children want to garden, it will make them want a dog and a bird, too. Read full book review >

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PANDA KISSES by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 9, 2008

"A sweet treat to share with a beginning reader. (Early reader. 4-7)"
When a young panda asks each of his parents for a kiss, they give him choices: "A soft kiss? / A sweet kiss? / A sticky bamboo treat kiss?" Read full book review >

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BISCUIT WANTS TO PLAY by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Traditional and sweet, just like homemade buttermilk biscuits with honey. (Easy reader. 4-7)"
Golden-brown puppy Biscuit seems to have arrived at superstar status: a stack of related easy-reader titles about the puppy's activities and holidays, four more titles for spring 2001, and over a million Biscuit books in print. Read full book review >

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THIS BEAR'S BIRTHDAY by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 20, 2017

"Bear's confident, lovable approach to life will serve little ones well. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Reaching an age of some independence and self-sufficiency is the highlight of this little bear's birthday milestone. Read full book review >

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HAPPY HANUKKAH, BISCUIT! by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"A pleasant addition to the Biscuit canon. (Picture book. 1-5)"
Biscuit's (Biscuit Goes to School, p. 877, etc.) back and this time he's celebrating Hanukkah. Read full book review >

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MRS. MCTATS AND HER HOUSEFUL OF CATS by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2001

"Children will want to count the cats on each page and follow their favorites through the story, particularly on the page where they are all hiding or where they are all gathered together for a group shot. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Mrs. McTats lives in a cozy cottage with only her cat, Abner, until one day visitors begin arriving wanting to stay. Read full book review >