Search Results: "Caroline Pedler"


BOOK REVIEW

CAROLINE by Sarah Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"Beguiling, pulse-pounding historical fiction."
The Ingalls family loads everything they own onto a wagon and heads west from Wisconsin to the unsettled Kansas Territory, but this time, the tale is told from Caroline's perspective. Read full book review >

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THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR by Suzanne Chiew
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"The tale is an adequate discussion starter on conservation of natural resources but not so great a story. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A resourceful badger helps his friends find water in a tale of conservation and cooperation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I CAN'T SLEEP! by Owen Hart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"Never mind poor, sleepless Mole; take pity on poor, beleaguered Mouse. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Poor Mole can't sleep in spite of all his patient friend Mouse's attempts to help. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN YOU NEED A FRIEND by Suzanne Chiew
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Young listeners will readily embrace this warm tale of friendship, cooperation and community. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Is there someone you count on through thick and thin? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOODLE'S KNITTING by Sheryl Webster
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Gimmick aside, there's not much there. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Country mouse becomes crackerjack knitter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AFTER CAROLINE by Kay Hooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1996

"Nothing groundbreaking here, but Joanna is a likably quirky heroine, and the suspense is sustained admirably right up to the very end."
Paperback veteran Hooper comes through with thrills, chills, and plenty of romance in her second hardcover (after Amanda, 1995), this time with an energetic—if formulaic—murder mystery with a clever twist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRIENDS TO THE RESCUE by Suzanne Chiew
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Though slight as a story, the implied message of good neighborly friendship will appeal to many. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A group of forest friends share and work together. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A MOUSE SO SMALL by Angela McAllister
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A cheerful story, but others tell it better and with more emotional power. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Molly Mouse learns that while she might be small, being a good friend is what counts in the end. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT'S MINE by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Sweet and useful, if duplicative and lacking the crystalline emotional depths of Lisa Jahn-Clough's My Friend and I (1999). (Picture book. 3-6)"
Baby Bear learns an important lesson in sharing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHO'S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD BUNNY? by Steve Smallman
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"There are enough bully books around that this one can be safely skipped. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Bullying goes pastoral. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUPER-DUPER DUDLEY! by Sue Mongredien
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Dudley's inflated ego makes him one doggy dud. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A self-centered canine belongs in the doghouse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS MONSTERS! by Steve Smallman
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Still, its relentless cheeriness may have some parents wishing they'd chosen Frances instead. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Little Bear (no relation to any who have gone before) is very excited to be big and have his own room. Read full book review >