Search Results: "Aurélie Neyret"


BOOK REVIEW

BEDTIME IS CANCELED by Cece Meng
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"Suspend all disbelief and enjoy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A bedtime prank goes viral, resulting in giggle-inspiring consequences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CASE OF THE SNACK SNATCHER by Liam O’Donnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2015

"An optimistic series beginning for young mystery fans. (Mystery. 7-9)"
His atypical brain helps an aspiring, autistic sleuth crack a case. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN ARE NAUGHTY by Vincent Cuvellier
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Young readers and listeners will grow dizzy from shaking their heads in mock dismay. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A vitriolic screed against rude, selfish, nasty children—sufficiently overdone to indicate that it's at least partly in fun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CASE OF MAKER MISCHIEF by Liam O’Donnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Readers will enjoy following Myron's developing, appealing voice as much as they do following clues. (Mystery. 7-9)"
Elementary school detectives put their (neurodiverse) heads together to investigate the case of a stolen robot. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DADDY LONG LEGS by Nadine  Brun-Cosme
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"For flights of fancy, stick with And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street . (Picture book. 2-5)"
In a tale reminiscent of the song "Hush Little Baby," a father reassures his kindergartener about how he will get back to him if the old green car finally gives up the ghost. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WORMS by Bernard Friot
by Bernard Friot, illustrated by Aurélie Guillerey, translated by Yvette Ghione
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Readers may carefully pick through their lettuce from now on, just in case. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A French import about an impish boy and one very impulsive decision he makes to liven up his father's dinner party. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIGHTS, CAMERA, COOK!  by Charise Mericle Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A fascinating behind-the-scenes peek at a reality cooking show; a must-read for all junior foodies. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The first in a three-part series, this follows four diverse preteen contestants who grapple with their hopes, fears, and dreams as they cook their ways through a reality TV contest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRAN, YOU’VE GOT MAIL! by Jo Hoestlandt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2008

"Overall, this is a believable exploration of the growth of a relationship between a woman with strong, sad memories from the First World War and a member of the digital generation. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A series of letters between 12-year-old Annabelle and her great-grandmother show Annabelle's increasing sympathy for the older woman, who becomes a friend and confidante. Read full book review >