Search Results: "Carll Cneut"


BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: March 24, 2003

"A nice intertextual reference to Little Red Riding Hood lends the story an archetypal feeling, and while not really 'astonishing,' this is a quiet and tender tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lonely circus dog Mr. Morf temporarily leaves his tightrope-walking job in this old storyline with unique illustrations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CITY LULLABY by Marilyn Singer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2007

"Cheerfully over-stimulating—a bit like the city itself. (Picture book/poetry. 3-7)"
Inspired by Brooklyn's cacophonous streetscapes, Singer's cumulative rhyme counts down from ten to one: "Traffic jam, 10 horns beeping, / In the stroller, Baby's sleeping." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILLY by Geert De Kockere
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Readers will be inspired to think of Willy: These aren't defects, they're worthy attributes, capable of delivering something good. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this fine, low-key parable, Willy the elephant sports all elephant particulars: floppy ears, stout legs, dinky tail, general bigness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEN MOONSTRUCK PIGLETS by Lindsay Lee Johnson
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2011

"Both the eye and the ear will be entranced. (Picture book. 3-7)"
As everybody knows, piglets are unhinged by the moon, to the light of which they are drawn like really big moths. Read full book review >