Search Results: "Amy Krouse Rosenthal"


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TEXTBOOK AMY KROUSE ROSENTHAL by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"Long on inventiveness but short on substance."
Ephemera from the life of a children's book author. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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 >

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LITTLE HOOT by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"Parents too will find this droll switcheroo a hoot and a half. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Another captivating, crowd-pleasing twist on a familiar domestic issue from the creators of Little Pea (2005). Read full book review >

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SPOON by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2009

"Hurrah for Spoon! (Picture book. 3-8)"
This witty tale evokes a strong sense of family with an underlying message of self-acceptance. Read full book review >

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DUCK! RABBIT!  by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"Now is that a brachiosaurus or an anteater? (Picture book. 5-8)"
The art of optical illusions provides creative fodder for young guessing-game enthusiasts. Read full book review >

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COOKIES by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2006

"The last line falls a little flat, but that's balanced by the last image of a bespectacled Yorkshire terrier with a plate of star cookies, a pile of books and a star-spangled nightshirt. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The great sage Cookie Monster intoned that, "C is for Cookie, that's good enough for me." Read full book review >