Search Results: "Claudia Rueda"


BOOK REVIEW

BUNNY SLOPES by Claudia Rueda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Young readers who are learning to ski may enjoy this bunny slope; others, head for a black diamond. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A bunny asks readers to help manipulate the book so it can hit the slopes. Read full book review >

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IS IT BIG OR IT IS LITTLE? by Claudia Rueda
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2013

"Fun and uncomplicated as a story and concept book but sophisticated in visual impact, this is agreeably stylish graphic design for the very young. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A mouse flees a cat in a striking sequence of opposite pairs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Mixing an age-appropriate level of suspense with a satisfying ending, this is a good-humored delight. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Inspired by a circle game she fondly remembers from a Colombian childhood, Rueda's sprightly participatory picture book is ready-made for storytime. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A good chance for youngsters to relish enacting the wicked role while still getting a (not particularly logical, but who cares) friendly reconciliation at the end. (Picture book. 1-3)"
This sweet little bare-bones version of "The Three Pigs" places readers in an active role. Read full book review >

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MY LITTLE POLAR BEAR by Claudia Rueda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Nurturing, poignant and to the point. (Picture book. 2-5)"
In this minimalist, thoughtful piece, a little polar bear asks an important question: "Am I a polar bear?" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NO by Claudia Rueda
by Claudia Rueda, illustrated by Claudia Rueda, translated by Elisa Amado
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Little bear's tireless opposition will resonate with every parent, and maybe—just maybe—a toddler or two will learn a lesson along the way. (Picture book. 2-5)"
As she did in My Little Polar Bear (2009), Rueda creates a conversation between mother and cub. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HERE COMES THE TOOTH FAIRY CAT by Deborah Underwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2015

"Clever fun continues in this delightful series. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Mischievous Cat is back (Here Comes Santa Cat, 2014, etc.), this time determined to meet the Tooth Fairy. Read full book review >

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HERE COMES VALENTINE CAT by Deborah Underwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 22, 2015

"Cat hasn't lost his ability to charm readers, if for no other reason than children are so able to see themselves in him. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Underwood's endearing, voiceless cat is back, this time getting a lesson in Valentine's Day tact. Read full book review >

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HERE COMES THE EASTER CAT by Deborah Underwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"Utterly endearing. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An attention-seeking, nap-loving cat hatches a plan to become the Easter Cat so that he will be loved like the Easter Bunny. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CLAUDIA & MOTH by Jennifer Hansen Rolli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"Not a must. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Sometimes only a butterfly will do. Read full book review >

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HERE COMES TEACHER CAT by Deborah Underwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Not Cat's funniest outing, but readers may get a kick out of imagining what adventures they might have with their own substitute teachers. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Cat is back, a busy schedule of naps interrupted by some substitute teaching when Ms. Melba gets sick. Will Cat survive? Read full book review >

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HERE COMES SANTA CAT by Deborah Underwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"Quite a charming character, that Cat. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The egocentric feline protagonist of Here Comes the Easter Cat (2014) returns for another opportunity to receive a present, just as the ending of the previous story predicted.Read full book review >