Search Results: "Amy Krouse Rosenthal"


BOOK REVIEW

I SCREAM ICE SCREAM! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"Witty wordplay guaranteed to tease and tickle. (Picture book. 5 & up)"
This playful collection of 14 ingeniously illustrated "wordles" introduces readers to homophones. Read full book review >

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CHOPSTICKS by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2012

"Who knew there were so many lessons to be learned from a cutlery drawer? (Picture book. 4-8)"
This companion to the well-loved Spoon (2009) is equally charming. Read full book review >

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AL PHA'S BET by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
ABC BOOKS
Released: May 1, 2011

"A fresh take on a tried-and-true topic. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Less a traditional abecedary than an original pourquois tale, Rosenthal's latest asks the question, how did the alphabet come to be? Read full book review >

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CHRISTMAS COOKIES by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A simple recipe for Christmas cookies concludes this sweet but fulfilling holiday treat. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Rosenthal and Dyer follow up their popular collaboration, Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons (2006), with this delightful sequel, which uses the same format to introduce concepts and feelings set in kitchen vignettes, this time during the Christmas season. Read full book review >

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I WISH YOU MORE by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Although the love comes shining through, the text often confuses in straining for patterned simplicity. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A collection of parental wishes for a child. Read full book review >

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EXCLAMATION MARK by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Funny and spirited (and secretly educational, but nobody will notice). (Picture book. 4-8)"
Punctuation with pizzazz. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRIENDSHAPE by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Friends come in all shapes, but these four just may be the sweetest. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The ups and downs of friendship are explored in a geometric romp. Read full book review >

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UNI THE UNICORN by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A tiny slip of magic that suggests equal quantities of conviction and possibility. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Uni the unicorn is like all other unicorns in every way but one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT’S NOT FAIR! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"This funny, philosophical book is a treat to share with children of all ages. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this wry tale, the familiar refrain of disgruntled siblings is taken to the nth degree of absurdity. Read full book review >

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THE WONDER BOOK by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2010

"Even when they are not absolutely necessary to the meaning of the poems, the illustrations, dynamic and expressive, lend a degree of charm and whimsy to a serviceable, often funny, collection. (Poetry. 8-12)"
An uneven collection of poems and witticisms, the very best of which evoke Shel Silverstein. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YES DAY! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"Funny and on-target. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Calendar-like endpapers reveal the ways adults daily say "no" to children, with square after square proclaiming such observances as "When Pigs Fly Day." Read full book review >

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AWAKE BEAUTIFUL CHILD by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"Albeit Beautiful, Contrived. (Picture book. 4-7)"
An alphabetical look (of the first three letters) at childlike activities throughout the day. Read full book review >