Search Results: "Catarina Kruusval"


BOOK REVIEW

FRANNY’S FRIENDS by Catarina Kruusval
ADVENTURE
Released: April 10, 2008

"The simple plot provides a lighthearted lesson in the responsibilities of friendship. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl leads her friends on an outing but follows them home. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD NIGHT, ANIMALS by Lena Arro
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 26, 2002

"2001, etc.) skill in color and design heightens the effectiveness of the cumulative structure of the text with a grace to charm a young reader who may read one more book before going to sleep. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Bubble confidently walks right to the tent, securely holding his sleeping bag and pillow for his overnight tent adventure with his sister, uncertain Pearl, who awkwardly holds her gear as if it might fall on her feet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU’RE GROWING UP, PONTUS! by Ann-Sofie Jeppson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 8, 2001

"A weak story that could have been a great addition to the numerous facts collected within. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Jeppson (Here Comes Pontus, not reviewed) attempts to create a story as she educates young readers about horses, their equipment, and breeds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BY GEEZERS AND GALOSHES! by Lena Arro
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2001

"A fine blend of fantasy and tongue-in-cheek enterprise, with engaging characters, a mellow mood for all the adventure (this book could serve as a lullaby), and steady pacing, all knit together with Kruusval's excellent detailed illustrations. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Handsome, evocative pen-and-wash artwork transports this merry adventure tale to impressive heights. Read full book review >