Search Results: "Charise Myngheer"


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT DOES MY TEDDY BEAR DO ALL NIGHT? by Bruno Hächler
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"The inclusion of an energetic mouse pair in nearly every illustration adds a touch of whimsy to the pictures. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This companion tale to the team's What Does My Teddy Bear Do All Day? (2004) offers toddlers a peek at the nighttime antics of their favorite stuffed animals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARK’S MESSY ROOM by Géraldine Elschner
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"While the story is a bit forced, the illustrations add what's needed to lighten the feeling of it being a lesson in tidiness—and Carlo does have a winning smile. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Carlo, the marmalade tabby cat, is tired of living in Mark's overly messy room and strikes out on his own. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MIKO by Brigitte Weninger
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2005

"Kind and smart. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Reluctant to give up his nearly perfect day, a young mouse refuses his mother's insistence that it's bath time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAX’S MAGIC SEEDS by Géraldine Elschner
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2007

"Corderoch's elaborate watercolor illustrations greatly enhance Elschner's straightforward tale, whose prose might be out of reach for younger readers. (Picture book. 6-9)"
A special gift makes a boy a local celebrity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHLOE AND THE MAGIC BATON by Julie Litty
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2006

"Better luck next time.' (Picture book. 5-8)"
In the hands of a more competent translator, this beautifully illustrated book might have been a winner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHAT DOES MY TEDDY BEAR DO ALL DAY? by Bruno Hächler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"This will tickle the imagination of any youngster who's ever wondered what toys are up to when unobserved. (Picture book. 3-6)"
While holding her teddy bear aloft, one pig-tailed girl ponders, "I wonder what he does all day when I am off at school." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GO! GO! GO! STOP! by Charise Mericle Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"A wonderful read-aloud and a lighthearted and lively celebration of action words. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Little Green and Little Red learn the power of two simple words (Go! and Stop!) as they direct a construction site's workflow in this entertaining tale that will leave readers raring for more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALIEN ENCOUNTER by Charise Mericle Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Lots of tantalizing setup plus not quite enough plot fails to equal a story that stands on its own. (Fiction. 8-11)"
In this stretched-out series opener, two lads do little more than hang out for chapter after chapter between encounters with (putatively) an almond-eyed alien and a sasquatch while the author hints at hidden doings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BALL by Charise Mericle Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"Amiable goofiness to the nth degree—a winner. (Graphic early reader. 5-7)"
Bean Dog and Nugget are ready for action! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Fashion Kitty has plenty of fans and won't go out of style anytime soon. This installment, however, requires a bit more attentiveness than her previous outings. (creative ideas for crafty kitties; not seen) (Graphic novel. 8-12)"
Fashion Kitty has met her share of enemies, but Leon Lambaster the III is the most devious, dastardly of all. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Now if the ending just had more punch. (Picture book. 4-8)"
And bold she is in this spin-off of the favorite song. Read full book review >