Search Results: "Carol G. Wells"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 21, 1990

Wells, a California sex therapist and author of a syndicated sex-advice column for Knight-Ridder newspapers, here shares five case histories from her practice. Read full book review >

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YOKO LEARNS TO READ by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"A perky paean to the joys of literacy, with a bit of library love thrown in for good measure. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Wells' winsome kitten experiences a milestone sure to bring smiles to the faces of teachers and librarians everywhere. Read full book review >

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MIRACLE MELTS DOWN by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"While more didactic, William Mulcahy and Darren McKee's Zach Gets Frustrated (2012) teaches children to deal with their frustrations rather than depend on others to solve difficulties for them. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Harry, star of the first Kindergators book, Hands Off, Harry (2011), relates the school day's dramas to his parents. Read full book review >

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MAX COUNTS HIS CHICKENS by Rosemary Wells
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Wells's artwork creates a warm, comfortable atmosphere in which counting to ten is a simple pleasure, and where a Lord of Misrule can turn learning into high mischief. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Some rabbits are born to successfully hunt Easter candy. Read full book review >

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BUNNY PARTY by Rosemary Wells
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"A party not to be missed. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Wells (McDuff Goes to School, below, etc.) must have a secret key not only to the heart of toddlerhood but to the very core of sibling relationships, as she proves once again in her latest Ruby and Max adventure. Read full book review >

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FELIX FEELS BETTER by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"Felix's story not only provides some subtle lessons in good health habits and coping with mild illness, but also confirms the reassuring results of a mother's tender loving care. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Toddlers and their parents love the humor of Wells's bestselling Max and Ruby board books and the bright, believable animal characters in her illustrations for Opie's quintessential Mother Goose collections (My Very First Mother Goose, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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RUBY’S BEAUTY SHOP by Rosemary Wells
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Fans will not be disappointed since Max definitely lives up to his reputation in this farcical tale of Beauty and the Prankster. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A day of beautification goes awry when Wells's (Timothy's Tales from Hilltop School, p. 890, etc.) mischievous Max joins in on the fun. Read full book review >

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MY KINDERGARTEN by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2004

"She also shows great empathy toward the emotional lives of young children and respect for the transformative power of parents, teachers, and communities. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Emily the gray bunny, star of Emily's First 100 Days of School (2000), returns as the main character of this month-by-month look at the kindergarten school year. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAND IN HAND by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Thanks to Wells' experienced hand, this book is a fine gift for new parents. (Picture book. 2-6)"
An ode to parenting, from child to mother, starring Wells' beloved bunnies. Read full book review >

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USE YOUR WORDS, SOPHIE! by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2015

"Absolutely enchanting—a must-have for the new-sibling shelf. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Sophie, the spirited mouse toddler, is back—navigating sisterhood with mischief and delight. Read full book review >

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FELIX STANDS TALL by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Concise and kid-appropriate language combines with darling drawings (who can resist cute little guinea pigs?) for another feather in Wells' literary cap. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A sweet little story about the power of friendship and learning to stand up—to anyone! Read full book review >

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MAX & RUBY AT THE WARTHOGS' WEDDING by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"The winning illustrations and lighthearted storytelling that made Max and Ruby such a hit are on display; unfortunately, the gimmick distracts from them. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When Max accidentally loses the Warthogs' wedding ring, a treasure hunt ensues, with Ruby leading the way. Read full book review >