Search Results: "Cookie Combs"


BOOK REVIEW

CHUCKLE POEMS FOR KIDS by Cookie Combs
FICTION
Released: March 4, 2010

"A work of unbridled joy sweetly rendered with a lot of heart."
A collection of 22 poems for kids, accompanied by homespun illustrations. Read full book review >

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MUSING AND AMUSING POEMS FOR KIDS by Cookie Combs
FICTION
Released: April 30, 2010

"A winsome blend of whimsical subjects and beguiling verse, sure to hook young minds."
The sorrows and consolations of childhood—strict moms, dull music lessons, enchanted beings, revolting cuisines—are plumbed in this collection of poetry. Read full book review >

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WONDER AND WHIMSY POEMS FOR KIDS by Cookie Combs
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2010

"The poetry shines in this collection that's both imaginative and fun to read aloud."
A collection of six illustrated poems by teacher and musician Combs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COOKIE by Jacqueline Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Sharratt's trademark illustrations lend their own kind of comfort by giving a quick graphic preview of what's to come in each chapter. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Beauty Cookson's father, Gerry, a scheming, status-conscious real-estate developer, is unpredictable and controlling at home. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOUGH COOKIE by Kate Louise
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A didactic take on the traditional tale. (Picture book. 4-7)"
An attitudinally challenged gingerbread man gets a lesson in manners. Read full book review >

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TOUGH COOKIE by David Wisniewski
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"The puns are numerous, but good, and visual details'such as the map of the Jar, a wanted poster showing the shadowy outline 'Fingers,' and more—guarantee lots of giggles for onlookers young and old. (Picture book. 4-10)"
PLB 0-688-15338-0 Sometimes the way the cookie crumbles is a saving grace, particularly in this clever spoof on a hard-boiled detective tale, set inside the cookie jar. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COOKIE ANGEL by Bethany Roberts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Vagin's illustrations are serviceable but unexceptional, and again the cookie angel is the only character that stands out in the art as well as in the text. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Toys (and one cookie) come alive on Christmas Eve in this rather long and rather misguided story that tries too hard to stir up some holiday magic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COOKIE CUTTER by Sterling Anthony
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Regardless of skin color, it's a blackhearted bunch."
An unsavory debut thriller about a racist who hates whites and kills blacks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COOKIE THE WALKER by Chris Monroe
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Moral: Fame isn't all that it's cracked up to be, even if it does come with a fanny pack. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A canine parable about the dangers of fame. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BAD BOYS GET COOKIE! by Margie Palatini
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Really, really bad' in all senses of the word. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Palatini riffs on the Gingerbread Man and Hansel and Gretel stories in this return of her two bad boy wolves. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COOKIE FIASCO by Dan Santat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"In the end it's a morality tale that may not be worth raiding the cookie jar for. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Elephant and Piggie introduce a beginning reader that's a math lesson: how can three cookies be divided equally among four friends? Read full book review >