Search Results: "Barbara Lehman"


BOOK REVIEW

RED AGAIN by Barbara Lehman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"A peaceful, wordless adventure that, as the final frames hint, will continue after it's closed. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Through a magical book, two faraway children meet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MUSEUM TRIP by Barbara Lehman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2006

"It's a playfully subtle celebration of the possibilities offered by seemingly dry and dusty museums and, like museums, entirely worthy of several lengthy visits. (Picture book. 4-10)"
Following on the Caldecott Honor-winning The Red Book (2004) is another mindbending foray into a wordless metafictive narrative. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RAINSTORM by Barbara Lehman
ADVENTURE
Released: April 9, 2007

"Another surrealist triumph from a vigorous emerging talent. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Boredom leads to excitement when a little boy, trapped by rain, finds wonder and escape in an unlikely place. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET BOX by Barbara Lehman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Wonderful! (Picture book. 4-8)"
Once again, Caldecott Honoree Lehman (The Red Book, 2004) presents surprising visuals that playfully and mysteriously connect children across space and time. Read full book review >

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TRAINSTOP by Barbara Lehman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2008

"Comfortably mind-bending. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A little girl takes a fantastical train trip in this wordless outing from the creator of other such cozily surreal offerings as The Red Book (2004) and Rainstorm (2007). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RED BOOK by Barbara Lehman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2004

"Simple, nicely drawn, and a friendly toast to the imagination. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A charming wordless tale about a magical red book and two unnamed children. Read full book review >

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

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE by Susan Whitcher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 16, 1995

"A reunion of the creators of Moonfall (1993, not reviewed), this book builds to a satisfying close. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A good-natured rant against materialism. Read full book review >

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FICKLE BARBARA by Satomi Ichikawa
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 1993

"The last (copyright) page discloses that the text here is by Patricia Lee Gauch; even if the idea is Ichikawa's, it would be more honest to credit Gauch, at least as coauthor, on the title page. (Picture book. 4-8)"
``Ballerina Bear Barbara'' is one of many bears living in the room of a Parisian child. Read full book review >