Search Results: "Brita Granström"


BOOK REVIEW

BABY KNOWS BEST by Kathy Henderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"This roly-poly little one will bring a smile to every reader. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Babies always have a mind of their own when it comes to what they want to play with, eat, and wear, and the little girl in this story is no exception. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOLPHIN BABY! by Nicola Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"This introduction to dolphins is sure to win readers' hearts. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
Born tail first, a baby dolphin swims immediately to the surface to breathe, then follows his mother, nursing, learning her call, gradually exploring his world, playing, learning and developing his own personal whistle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABY TALK by Judy Hindley
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"An added bonus: Baby's body language and words are perfectly in sync, so older siblings can practice 'reading' baby's cues. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Baby's busy day is punctuated by a few of the words and phrases he has learned. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BEATLES by Mick Manning
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"A fine little addition to Beatlemania, despite the rather unprepossessing cover. (timeline, bibliography, filmography, discography, glossary) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
The Beatles age; a couple of them even pass away, but they never grow old, and Manning and Granström bring them back fresh as daisies—even with all their little blemishes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"The older elementary set will be clamoring for this lighthearted but informative look at their own insides. (Nonfiction. 5-10)"
Covering most of the major systems (circulatory, muscular, skeletal, digestive, respiratory and nervous), this is one introduction to the human body that will find a willing and fascinated audience. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Richard Platt's Egyptian Diary: The Journal of Nakht (2005). (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
A superficial glance at Egyptian society in the time of Rameses II, this layers breezy, hand-written factoids ("Egyptian farmers grow barley and a sort of wheat for food, and flax to make linen clothes.") along with bits of plant or animal matter and swatches of papyrus attached with modern straight pins over sketchy, generic watercolor cartoons. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NO MORE COOKIES! by Paeony Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"Good fun with a healthy message at its core, this is a tale both parents and their cookie-obsessed offspring can enjoy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An insatiable desire for cookies, a dress-up trunk and a young girl's purposeful imagination are at the heart of this ingenuous tale from Lewis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DINO-DINNERS by Mick Manning
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 15, 2007

"Cheap thrills: Buy accordingly. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-9)"
The loosely brushed illustrations aren't as luridly detailed as they might be, but fans of all things gross and gruesome will still be drawn to this gallery of extinct gourmands. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOOLLY MAMMOTH by Mick Manning
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"Readers will have little difficulty doing so. (glossary) (Informational picture book. 4-10)"
This newest wooly mammoth title, written in rhythmic bouncy verse, hopes to wow the youngest Ice Age fans with facts wrapped in an exciting frozen package. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YUCK! by Mick Manning
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2005

"This isn't going to convince picky eaters to change their ways, but rare is the toddler who won't chime in delightedly on the delicious exclamatory chorus. (Picture book. 3-5)"
An enjoyable gross-out game to share with very young listeners—with a bit of natural history thrown in. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUPERMOM by Mick Manning
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"A clever concept supported by appealing illustrations that sadly falls short of the mark. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A playful tale offering readers a peek at moms across the species. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WASH, SCRUB, BRUSH! by Mick Manning
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"This takes all the drudgery out of coming clean! (Picture book. 3-7)"
There's going to be a party in this hygiene-centric picture book that teaches little ones how to keep clean. Read full book review >