Search Results: "Betty Ann Schwartz"


BOOK REVIEW

RUN, RUN PIGLET by Betty Ann Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"The brief, simple storyline and built-in participation will make this one a treat for busy tots. (Board book. 2-4)"
This interactive offering asks readers to help Piglet find a favorite mud puddle. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"As there is no other collection of equine-themed poems for children in print, this offering will be welcomed in larger poetry collection and by legions of horse-lovers young and old. (Poetry. 6-12)"
The 25 poems in this beautifully illustrated and designed anthology are evenly divided between real and imaginary horses and between rhyming and nonrhyming poetic forms. Read full book review >

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CRY BABY IN BLUE by Betty Ann Wickham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 22, 2012

"An engaging spiritual journey that shows the demanding but redemptive power of Christianity."
A debut novel exploring Christian faith that follows the trials and tribulations of the Makinski family from the Great Depression onward. Read full book review >

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MY DINOSAURS! by Betty Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"While removable dinosaur pieces connected with ribbons might seem like a good idea in theory, in practice, readers wind up with one big dinosaur knot and some thwarted tots. (Board book. 2-5)"
Rhyming couplets present basic information about Tyrannosaurus rex, Stegosaurus, Triceratops and more in this novelty item featuring removable dinosaurs. Read full book review >

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TEN PLAYFUL TIGERS by Betty Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2015

" A perfectly adequate count-along. (Board book. 1-3)"
A streak of tiger cubs scampers around the jungle, gradually increasing in number. Read full book review >

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MY BARNYARD! by Betty Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2015

"Part book, part puzzle, all fun. (Board book. 1-3)"
Little ones are invited to piece together a farm. Read full book review >

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BUSY LITTLE DINOSAURS by Betty Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"With so many wonderful ABC books out there, it's safe to skip this ambitious but ultimately disappointing effort. (Board book. 2-5)"
This interactive alphabet book describes a dinosaur day at school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COZY BOOK by Mary Ann Hoberman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Accept this as riotously pell-mell wordplay and as a catalog of a child's world—then it's right on the mark. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The word cozy—warmth, ease, snugness—may not be the perfect choice for this compendium of hundreds of action and sensory experiences associated with one long day. Read full book review >

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LET'S NOT DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for The Here and Now by Ann Brashares

Cover Story: I Weep for the Big Faced Future
BFF Charm: Meh
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Show and Tell and Tell and Tell
Bonus Factors: Time Travel, The Future
Relationship Status: Hot and (Mostly) Cold

Cover Story: I Weep for the Big Faced Future

I don’t even know ...


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HERE A TROPE, THERE A TROPE
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Queen of Bright and Shiny Things by Ann Aguirre

Cover Story: Truth in Advertising

BFF Charm: Maybe

Swoonworthy Scale: 6

Talky Talk: The Queen of Dark and Stormy Secrets

Bonus Factor: Mysterious Loner Dude

Anti-Bonus Factor: Dark Secret

Relationship Status: One Date Wonder

 

Cover Story: Truth in Advertising

The cover is a nice callback to ...


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INTERCONTINENTAL LOVE SONG
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Carnival at Bray by Jessie Ann Foley

Cover Story: Montell Jordan

BFF Charm: Heck Yes!

Swoonworthy Scale: 8

Talky Talk: Straight Up With a Twist

Bonus Factors: Grunge, Ireland

Relationship Status: First Love

 

Cover Story:  Montell Jordan

This is a pretty clever cover—a denim patch in the shape of Ireland is safety pinned to a ...


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