Search Results: "Carol Thompson"


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ONE, TWO, THREE... CRAWL! by Carol Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A simple but effective celebration of the thrill that comes with moving under one's own steam. Get ready for repeat readings. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
Spare text and dynamic illustrations pair well in this ode to crawling. Read full book review >

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SNOW by Carol Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Perfect for toting along to the park, no matter what the weather. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Limited, clear text and matching illustrations are the highlights of this offering for active toddlers. Read full book review >

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BLANKIES by Carol Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"The cozy experience of love within these pages is palpable. (Board book. 1-2)"
A hymn of praise to a variety of blankies and security objects. Read full book review >

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I LIKE YOU THE BEST by Carol Thompson
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 15, 2011

"Sometimes, in an argument, that's all you need to remember. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Dolly the pig and Jack Rabbit are best friends. Read full book review >

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MY MOST FAVORITE THING by Nicola Moon
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Moon (Penguins in the Fridge, 1996, etc.) has crafted a beautiful story celebrating all the love a young girl has to give. (Picture book.4 -8)"
Young children are capable of boundless empathy, as this charming story illustrates. Read full book review >

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WHAT DID YOU DO TODAY? by Toby Forward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2004

"Anxious first-timers, of both the youngster and grown-up variety, will find Forward's comforting tale vastly reassuring. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Forward offers a unique twist on a familiar theme: the first day of school. Read full book review >

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DADDY, PAPA, AND ME by Lesléa Newman
POETRY
Released: May 5, 2009

"Toddlers with two moms or two dads don't care about gender politics, they care about love, and this is what these two books give them. (12-36 mos.)"
As the title indicates, a smiling tot describes his role within a nurturing two-dad family. Read full book review >

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MOLLY AND HER DAD by Jan Ormerod
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"This delightful offering is a genuine celebration of the nontraditional family. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Molly, a storyteller with spunk, spins fables about her absent father. Read full book review >

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MY DADDY IS A SILLY MONKEY by Dianne Hofmeyr
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2017

"Readers at home and at school will enjoy using this as a springboard for describing their own dads and the things they do together. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little girl uses metaphors to describe her fun-loving dad throughout a day spent together. Read full book review >

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A NEW ROOM FOR WILLIAM by Sally Grindley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Thompson's art, with its tender colors and wobbly lines, works well throughout the book, even softening that final blow. (Picture book. 4-8)"
It is a sad day for young William. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 25, 1972

"This is one of Zolotow's more dewy-eyed tributes to friendship."
Zolotow's brief repetitive text (presumably one little girl talking to her friend) is given the dimension it lacks by di Grazia's palpably rendered pictures of two bundled-up little girls, first seen against a drear brown landscape ("Dark black clouds and the wind sighs. . . . Read full book review >