Search Results: "Barbara Bottner"


BOOK REVIEW

BARBARA BUSH by Rose Blue
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1991

"Illustrations not seen; chronology; further reading; index. (Biography. 11+)"
An entry in the ``Contemporary Women'' series pays admiring tribute to its subject: Blue and Naden cast every aspect of the First Lady's life in a glow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MISS BROOKS' STORY NOOK by Barbara Bottner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"While sequels can sometimes be disappointing, readers and listeners who enjoyed Miss Brooks' first appearance will likely be very happy to find out what happens next—and they just might be inspired to create some tall tales of their own. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Energetic, book-loving Miss Brooks is back, as is Missy, the grumpy, stumpy, hat-wearing reluctant reader-turned-bookworm who is her biggest fan (Miss Brooks Loves Books (and I don't), 2010). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BE BROWN! by Barbara Bottner
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Still, as a first outing for a new reader, this commands attention. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Bottner's simple tale concerns a young boy with a need to control. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PRISCILLA GORILLA by Barbara Bottner
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A precious and precocious primate parable sure to please. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Priscilla is not a gorilla, but she sure loves everything about them. Read full book review >

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MISS BROOKS LOVES BOOKS! (AND I DON’T)  by Barbara Bottner
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 9, 2010

"In a word: lovable. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Guaranteed to be warmly welcomed by librarians everywhere, this paean to the joys of reading will find an enthusiastic audience among kids and parents as well. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PISH AND POSH WISH FOR FAIRY WINGS by Barbara Bottner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A lesser light in the I Can Read series. (Easy reader. 5-8)"
The second title in the series reintroduces Pish and Posh, fairies-in-training bent on acquiring wings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PISH AND POSH by Barbara Bottner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Not much. (Easy reader. 6-7)"
Much ado about very little in this incoherently sketchy easy reader. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLOWER GIRL by Barbara Bottner
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"A dream come true for little girls who love to dress up, but more than a bit too syrupy for some. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl is thrilled to be a flower girl in her aunt Penny's wedding. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SCAREDY CATS by Barbara Bottner
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2003

"A funny and revealing look at our fears, how they can be blown out of proportion and rob us of life's comforts and pleasures, even if they do bite us on occasion. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The Scaredy Cats have managed to scare themselves into petrifaction in this droll, cumulative tale. Mr. and Mrs. Scaredy Cat wake to the new day; they are cold, but they don't want to shut the window because it might close on their fingers. Read full book review >