Search Results: "Caroline Stutson"


BOOK REVIEW

COWPOKES by Caroline Stutson
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"It is a fusion of text and art that works admirably well. (Picture book. 2-4)"
PLB 0-688-13974-4 Stutson's rhymed depiction of the cowboy's life on the range is merry, but the watercolor locales steal the show. Read full book review >

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BY THE LIGHT OF THE HALLOWEEN MOON by Caroline Stutson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"A must. (Picture book. 4-10)"
Stutson's first is a catchy, lilting cumulative tale with glorious comical/scary illustrations. Read full book review >

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PIRATE PUP by Caroline Stutson
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"This rowdy, rousing yarn will be a real treasure for any pirate enthusiast or young adventurer. (Picture book. 4-7)"
These are no ordinary pirates. Read full book review >

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BLUE CORN SOUP by Caroline Stutson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A mostly delectable choice for late fall/early winter readings. (recipe) (Picture book. 3-6)"
On a snowy afternoon, a mouse grandmother's cooking aromas attract the noses of her neighbors. Read full book review >

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CATS’ NIGHT OUT by Caroline Stutson
ANIMALS
Released: March 23, 2010

"Playful and silly, the text takes readers from two to 20 cats; quibble aside, a comely counting book. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Sounds of jazz, blues, the twist and the tango drift through a city's streets as coupled cats cavort on a Saturday night. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NIGHT TRAIN by Caroline Stutson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"The oversized format and consistent use of double spreads make this an ideal addition to story hours with train or travel themes. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little boy and his father take the night train to visit Grandma in this rhyming story told with few words and huge, double-page-spread illustrations. Read full book review >

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PRAIRIE PRIMER A TO Z by Caroline Stutson
ABC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"It's extremely old-fashioned in sensibility and may not find an audience among the rough-and-ready preschool set. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Stutson's rhyming alphabet book works its way over the prairie landscape. Read full book review >

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A SIMPLE CASE OF ANGELS by Caroline Adderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Though paranormal explanations are only gently hinted at, the angelic twist at the conclusion is satisfyingly appropriate and more about human goodness than evangelizing—entirely in keeping with the book. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Since June Bug, Nicola's new dog, gets into way too much trouble, lately the girl's been worried that her pet will be sent away. Read full book review >

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P.K. PINKERTON & THE PETRIFIED MAN by Caroline Lawrence
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2013

"A warm, wise, wild and woolly second offering in the Western Mysteries series. (1862 maps of the Washoe and Virginia City, glossary) (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
In this quick-on-the-draw funny follow-up to The Case of the Deadly Desperados (2012), 12-year-old P.K. Pinkerton still roams the seedy streets of Virginia City of 1862…and he's still up to his eyeballs in trouble. Read full book review >

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ISABELLE’S BOYFRIEND by Caroline Hickey
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Although the present-tense narration carries a generally unsurprising and flat plot, Taryn's quirky relationships with her divorced mother and Lila add depth and honesty, which keeps this tale from being totally predictable. (Fiction. YA)"
When Taryn meets John Epplin, aka Epp, she knows she has found her first boyfriend. Read full book review >