Search Results: "Anita Jeram"


BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE MY LITTLE STORYBOOK by Anita Jeram
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

Sure to warm the auricles of newly independent readers (and older reading advocates) everywhere, this rhapsody features a brown-and-white bunny only a little bigger than its beloved storybook. Read full book review >

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ALL TOGETHER NOW by Anita Jeram
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"Through the song and the games the Honeys play, Jeram encourages readers to rejoice in diversity—a warm and timely message in a world full of complex and extended families. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Jeram brings back characters from Bunny, My Honey (1999) for this poignant tale about families. Read full book review >

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IT WAS JAKE! by Anita Jeram
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1991

"Appropriately light-hearted illustrations round out the funny side of this slight but pleasing story. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In an amusing alternative to the imaginary-friend scapegoat, Danny blames his misdemeanors on his huge, obliging dog until his mother calls a halt: ``Jake can't use scissors...and Jake can't dress himself!'' Danny, not Jake, is sent to bed supperless. Read full book review >

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BUNNY, MY HONEY by Anita Jeram
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"A lighthearted yet compassionate tale. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A tender tale of loss and reunion, and the saving grace of a mother's love, from Jeram (Daisy Dare, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >

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DAISY DARE by Anita Jeram
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Dare children, instead, to take on Kevin Henkes's Sheila Rae, the Brave (1987). (Picture book. 3-6)"
Sprightly illustrations can't compensate for the irresponsible message in this tale of a fearless mouse who will accept any dare her friends think upwalking on top of a wall, eating a worm, making faces at an elderly neighbor. Read full book review >

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COLORS EVERYWHERE by Sam McBratney
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"The sweet, sunny watercolor-and-ink images are both simple and pretty, as is the warm relationship between Big and Little. (Picture books. 3-6)"
Here are two perfectly charming board books—When I'm Big and Colors Everywhere (978-0-7636-3545-9)—from the author and illustrator of Guess How Much I Love You, a bestseller that inspired a host of wannabes. Read full book review >

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DON’T YOU FEEL WELL, SAM? by Amy Hest
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Just the thing to share with a little one struggling with a bout of the sniffles. (Picture book. 2-6)"
The direful sound of a toddler's cough in the night is the focus of this poignant sequel to Hest's Kiss Good Night (2001). Read full book review >

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ONE MORE TICKLE! by Sam McBratney
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"This will give readers a case of the giggles, but they won't be rolling on the floor in hysterics. (Board book. 1-3)"
The lovable hares return for a ticklefest. Read full book review >

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YOU CAN DO IT, SAM by Amy Hest
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Endearing characters add to the sweetness and fulfillment that younger children will identify with, making this third Sam and Mrs. Bear story quite a delicious morsel. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A warm gesture of generosity has Sam and Mrs. Bear up before dawn, baking, wrapping, and delivering small cakes in red gift bags to the sleeping neighbors' doors on their snowy street. Read full book review >

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LOOK WHAT I CAN DO by Sam McBratney
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"While this father-and-son relationship is lovely and their habitat delightful, in this case, neither is well-suited to teaching about a more conceptual world. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
Little Nutbrown Hare explores colors, actions, shapes, numbers, sounds and the natural world on seven double-page spreads as his doting father looks on. Read full book review >