Search Results: "Anne Hunter"


BOOK REVIEW

POSSUM AND THE PEEPER by Anne Hunter
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1998

"Alternating between close-ups and sun-filled landscapes, the scenes capture the essence of spring and complement the well-paced, gently humorous text. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Possum (Possum's Harvest Moon, 1996), curled in his warm winter nest, reluctantly opens one small eye to the "Peep! Read full book review >

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WHAT’S IN A TIDE POOL? by Anne Hunter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"The modest price makes this title appealing for home purchase, but the small size and lack of references make it less useful for school and public libraries. (Nonfiction. 5-8)"
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CRICKET SONG by Anne Hunter
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Sensitive bedtime winner guaranteed to enchant drowsy kids. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Sleeping children on different sides of the ocean are linked by nature's sounds. Read full book review >

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POSSUM'S HARVEST MOON by Anne Hunter
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"The animals sit inside the page borders like toys inside a box; these diorama-like nighttime scenes, with a huge harvest moon hovering above the horizon, have a hushed mystery that enhances the charms of the text. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Possum wakes up one autumn evening and sees the biggest moon ever—a moon that calls for a pre-hibernation celebration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHAT'S UNDER THE LOG? by Anne Hunter
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"0-395-91224-5), describes a dozen creatures living in and around the pond. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-10)"
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HAVE YOU EVER DONE THAT? by Julie Larios
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2001

"Imaginations will soar and sleeping bags will be unrolled as young readers discover their own everyday adventures. (Picture book. 4-7)"
New and exciting possibilities can be found in everyday life if only one takes the opportunity to savor the ordinary. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON GRANDPA'S FARM by Vivian Sathre
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Her illustrations charm readers with clear color sense and composition. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A quiet paean to the eternal rhythms of country life, from Sathre (Leroy Potts Meets the McCrooks, p. 468, etc.). ``Roosters crow. Read full book review >

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WHO WOULD LIKE A CHRISTMAS TREE? by Ellen Bryan Obed
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A fine Christmas gift for a budding scientist. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A patterned text using the titular question for each month is the structure for this ecologically themed Christmas story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOON BABY by Molly Beth Griffin
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"Guaranteed to hit the mark with anyone who's ever felt lost and alone. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Baby Loon's mother fails to return, he faces a frightening experience. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HUMPHREY’S BEDTIME by Sally Hunter
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Funny and sentimental: a cozy tale to share with newly autonomous preschoolers and their younger siblings. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A trio of young elephants settles down to sleep in this sweetly illustrated bedtime story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWO SMALL FOOTPRINTS IN THE WET SAND by Anne-Dauphine Julliand
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2013

"Unflinching and inspirational, a parent's powerful tale of finding love and understanding beyond the senses."
A mother depicts her family's epic battle against nearly insurmountable genetic odds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE QUEST BEGINS by Erin Hunter
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2008

"Still, fans of animal fantasies will adore the careful attention to detail, and will haunt the shelves for the next volume. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Once upon a time there were three bears—cubs who live completely separate lives until various tragedies cause their paths to intersect. Read full book review >