Search Results: "Atsuko Morozumi"


BOOK REVIEW

MY FRIEND GORILLA by Atsuko Morozumi
ANIMALS
Released: March 16, 1998

"At their best, these illustrations are just big and real enough for kids to easily imagine having a gorilla as a best friend. (Picture book. 3-5)"
In a follow-up to the counting book One Gorilla (1990), Morozumi's latest gorilla escapade is a child's fantasy come true. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE REINDEER CHRISTMAS by Moe Price
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"A satisfyingly large, handsome addition to the Christmas shelf. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A charming story explaining how Santa got his sleigh (his elves made it when delivering presents on foot became overwhelming) and why reindeer pull it (because Santa once used his sleigh to rescue an injured reindeer), graced by both pathos and humor (a succession of unsuitable animals apply for the job of sleigh- pulling: e.g., an elephant—too heavy; a team of huskies—afraid of heights). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMAL STORIES FOR BEDTIME by Georgie Adams
ANIMALS
Released: May 9, 2009

"All of the stories resolve in a peaceful solution for the characters and a goodnight ending for the child. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Vibrant, textured illustrations of anthropomorphized animals in cozy landscapes tell five simple, tabbed stories about everyday themes—home, friendship and helping. Read full book review >