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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

WILLIE AND UNCLE BILL by Amy Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2012

"Emerging readers will appreciate the feel of a chapter book, but this dynamic duo will surely be adored (and envied) by all ages. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Uncle Bill visits, adventure is never far behind! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THINGS I LEARNED IN SECOND GRADE by Amy Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2004

"Just right. (Picture book. 4-7)"
When red-headed Andrew started second grade, he didn't know how to spell "should," subtract 348 from 411, write in cursive, or read a chapter book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POLKA DOTS FOR POPPY by Amy Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"A spot-on depiction of sisterly love. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Three girls help their baby sister get the clothing she covets. Read full book review >