Search Results: "Anna McQuinn"


BOOK REVIEW

LOLA PLANTS A GARDEN by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"It's gratifying to see Lola's love of books leading her to new experiences. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hoping to have a garden like the one in her poetry book, Lola plants seeds, waits and weeds, and finally celebrates with friends. Read full book review >

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LEO LOVES BABY TIME by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Like Leo and his friends, this book is a buoyant and bouncy delight. (Picture book. 6-18 mos.)"
Leo, who first appeared in Lola Reads to Leo (2012), attends a baby program with his mother. Read full book review >

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LOLA AT THE LIBRARY by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2006

"Everyone should begin and end the day with a good book. (Picture book. 2-5)"
It's Tuesday: library day and Lola's favorite time of the weekly routine. Read full book review >

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THE SLEEP SHEEP by Anna McQuinn
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"A pleasant romp, wry and sweet. (Picture book. 3-6)"
McQuinn and Shaw breathe new life into an old saw—counting sheep—by matching an imaginative, wide-awake little girl with a large flock of peripatetic sheep far too busy to be counted. Read full book review >

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LOLA READS TO LEO by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A welcome edition about a welcome addition. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bibliophile Lola has no trouble adjusting to her role as big sister in this warm slice-of-life story about a little girl welcoming her new baby brother. Read full book review >

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LOLA LOVES STORIES by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2010

"Alert: The book will be an invitation for lap kids to follow Lola's lead—not such a bad thing. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Lola's daddy takes her to the library every Saturday, where she finds "excellent books," and every night her mommy or daddy reads them to her. Read full book review >

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LEO CAN SWIM by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"A welcome addition to the toddler bookshelf. (Picture book. 1-3)"
Leo is back (Leo Loves Baby Time, 2014, etc.), and now he happily attends a community swim class with Daddy.Read full book review >

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LOLA GETS A CAT by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"This sweet story of first-time pet ownership is sure to appeal to young animal lovers of all kinds and especially to feline fanciers. (Picture book. 3-5)"
McQuinn and Beardshaw's (Leo Can Swim, 2016, etc.) adorable, black preschool heroine, Lola, is back for another turn. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WANDERER by Donald E. McQuinn
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Presumably, however, Warrior fans will wish to investigate."
Sequel to Warrior (1990—not seen), McQuinn's fantasy/science- fiction hybrid saga of religious warfare set in a Pacific Northwest five hundred years after a nuclear and biological war. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIVE STORIES by Anna Alter
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Here's hoping that in the next Sprout Street tales there are fewer words and more action, which will help young readers connect with these characters. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Five neighbors learn to live together in their apartment building despite their differences. Read full book review >

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ONE THOUSAND THINGS by Anna Kövecses
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2015

"Not a radical departure from similar primary-level catalogs but still useful for building both verbal and visual working vocabularies. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Familiar figures and concepts depicted in a simple graphic style invite very young children to catalog and identify many of the items they might encounter in their everyday worlds. Read full book review >