Search Results: "Carin Bramsen"


BOOK REVIEW

JUST A DUCK? by Carin Bramsen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"Sweet, tender and delightful. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An innocent little duck wants to be a cat, just like his new feline friend. Read full book review >

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HEY, DUCK! by Carin Bramsen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"A sweet, tender and charming experience to read aloud or together. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A clueless duckling tries to make a new friend. Read full book review >

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SLEEPOVER DUCK! by Carin Bramsen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"Little readers will feel the warmth of these loving, endearing friends. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Duck is ready for adventure, and Cat is willing to join in the fun. Read full book review >

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THE YELLOW TUTU by Kirsten Bramsen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2009

"Unfortunately, characters' occasionally gooey expressions disrupt the gentle pictorial narrative, leaving more sparkle than substance. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When Margo receives a golden tutu for her birthday, she decides to wear it as a sparkly hairpiece instead of a dance costume. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OK GO by Carin Berger
by Carin Berger, illustrated by Carin Berger
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

Berger follows the success of New York Times Best Illustrated Little Yellow Leaf (2008) with a book for little tree-huggers. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE ON SALT HAY ROAD by Carin Clevidence
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2010

"Clevidence's worldview may be dark, but her future is rosy."
A Depression-era family threatens to disintegrate in this elegant debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOREVER FRIENDS by Carin Berger
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2010

"Sophisticated, sensitive and accessible, this picture book will offer new insights and pleasures with each season. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Spring sparks a perennial friendship between bunny and bird, who frolic together until winter's chill forces the bird south, promising a spring reunion. Read full book review >

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NOT SO TRUE STORIES AND UNREASONABLE RHYMES by Carin Berger
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"Reminiscent of Calef Brown's daffy outings, but less forced, this debut should inspire plenty of chuckles from fans of all that is oddball. (Poetry. 7-10)"
Channeling Hieronymus Bosch, but with a smile, newcomer Berger services her collection of urbane nonsense verse with cut-paper collages featuring cone-nosed, stick-limbed creatures, most resembling insects in wildly variegated garb, all strewn across the pages with postmodern abandon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILD SEX by Carin Bondar
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"A fascinating peek into the intimate behavior of our animal cousins that provides new insight into the benefits of being human."
A lively exploration of "the nitty-gritty of the diverse sex life of animals." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEHOLD THE BOLD UMBRELLAPHANT by Jack Prelutsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Pretty brilliant, indeed. (Poetry. 5-9)"
The reigning king of iambic "pun"tameter returns with 17 new poems. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT! GOOD NIGHT! by Carin Berger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Young readers will giggle over the bedtime jollity, while parents may recognize the familiar bedtime battle and see themselves in the mother rabbit whose love and patience prevail.(Picture book. 3-7)"
Three mischievous bunnies finally fall asleep in this playful look at the bedtime routine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FINDING SPRING by Carin Berger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"Exceptional, exhilarating artwork perfectly suited for a story about anticipation, discovery and joy. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Maurice, a little bear, can't wait to experience his first spring, so while Mama hibernates, he goes looking for it. Read full book review >