Search Results: "Charlotte Moundlic"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SCAR by Charlotte Moundlic
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A sympathetic exploration of the stages of grief through the eyes of one little boy. (Picture book. 5 & up)"
When his mother dies, a little boy reacts honestly to his profound loss in this poignant snapshot of grief. Read full book review >

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THE BATHING COSTUME by Charlotte Moundlic
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 21, 2013

"'I want to have exactly the same vacation next year,' he concludes. Who wouldn't? (Picture book. 6-9)"
An 8-year-old boy prepares to have the worst vacation of his life. Read full book review >

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TWEEDLE DEE DEE by Charlotte Voake
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

With quick, sketchy strokes of pen and brush, Voake creates a massive tree with birds and squirrels in the branches and two children setting up a picnic below as a setting for her lightly reworked version of the cumulative folksong most commonly called "The Green Grass Grew All Around." Read full book review >

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GINGER FINDS A HOME by Charlotte Voake
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2003

"The image of the little girl jumping for joy as Ginger tentatively comes back inside is outdone in cheer only by the picture of the former stray sunbathing in the patch of weeds where he used to live. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Large type and scratchy watercolor-and-ink illustrations enliven this story of how Ginger (2000) first arrived on the scene. Read full book review >

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HERE COMES THE TRAIN by Charlotte Voake
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

Voake (Ginger, 1997, etc.) coaxes wonders from scant text and spare, deft watercolors that detail the pleasures of waiting on a bridge for a train to pass underneath. Read full book review >

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PIZZA KITTENS by Charlotte Voake
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2001

This fable of "Three Little Kittens Who Lost Their Table Manners" will have kids giggling at the familiar home dinnertime fiascos. Read full book review >

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GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS by Charlotte Ferrier
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"An interpretation that's notable more for its materials than its content. (Board book. 1-2)"
An abbreviated version of the classic home-invasion tale, with die-cut windows and press-out figures. Read full book review >

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NIBBLES' GARDEN by Charlotte Middleton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"While this lacks the science found in many other caterpillar-to-butterfly titles, it has a charm that cannot be replicated. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Discouraged by the caterpillars eating the dandelion leaves he worked so hard to grow in his first adventure (Nibbles, 2010), Nibbles and his new neighbor, Posie, decide to keep them as pets. Read full book review >

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THE YELLOW BALLOON by Charlotte Dematons
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

A lost balloon leads a tiny SUV, and armchair tourists who are willing to follow, on a wordless, globe-spanning chase—through busy urban, rural, arctic, desert, mountain, savannah, tropical island, and spooky forest scenes, all seen in wide-angle aerial views. Read full book review >

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THE THREE LITTLE PIGS by Charlotte Voake
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"An attractive collection that leaves plenty to the visual imagination; an excellent choice for home, classroom, or library. (Folklore/Picture book. 2-8)"
Ten tales in fine versions for reading or telling, some a bit changed or updated, as if by a skilled teller, or with the violence toned down (the little pig still cooks the wolf but doesn't eat him; Red Riding Hood survives, as she does in the Grimm's version), but essentially traditional in language and event. Read full book review >

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TABITHA’S TERRIFICALLY TOUGH TOOTH by Charlotte Middleton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"Accompanied by her faithful feline, Tabitha is as much fun to watch as she is to read about. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Middleton's quirky debut features a spunky heroine and her troublesome, tenacious tooth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HELLO TWINS by Charlotte Voake
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"The simple text, set in an oversized type, is complemented by illustrations outlined in bold strokes and filled in with soft, expressive watercolors, creating an enjoyable storytime experience. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Move over Dick and Jane: "Here are the twins / This is Charlotte. / This is Simon. / They're not like each other at all." Read full book review >