Search Results: "Crescent Dragonwagon"


BOOK REVIEW

BAT IN THE DINING ROOM by Crescent Dragonwagon
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"A surprising, lovely book. (Picture book. 5-8)"
``A bat flew into the dining room,/at the hotel restaurant by the lake./Mistake.'' Dragonwagon (Alligators and Others All Year Long, 1993, etc.) pens a lilting, loosely rhymed text about a bat who finds itself in an alien indoor environment, the human pandemonium that ensues, and the observant little girl who imagines how the bat must feel. Read full book review >

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ALL THE AWAKE ANIMALS ARE ALMOST ASLEEP by Crescent Dragonwagon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"A sweet depiction of sleepy animals that will especially please McPhail fans. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Alliteration and animals add up to a child asleep in this latest offering from picture-book veterans Dragonwagon and McPhail. Read full book review >

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AND THEN IT RAINED... by Crescent Dragonwagon
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2003

"This is good wet (or dry) fun for storytime. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A rainstorm chases most people indoors, where they happily do things they'd almost forgotten about during the hot weather. Read full book review >

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ANNIE FLIES THE BIRTHDAY BIKE by Crescent Dragonwagon
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 1993

Small girl yearns for and gets bike, takes a few days to find her balance (with the help of a neighbor boy, apparently hired by her dad), six days after her birthday has done ``nearly six feet'' on her own—but after four more days is off on an independent outing. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 1993

"A concluding song (melody by Bill Haymes) needs an accompaniment to support its syncopated rhythms and implied harmonic changes, but the lower staff has been left blank—so why print it at all? (Poetry/Picture book. 5-8)"
Animals celebrate seasonal delights—from an ice-skating January cat to November pigs feasting on pie and December's union of all the characters to carry a Christmas tree. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST MARINE by Cara Crescent
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 23, 2015

"A fast-paced and entertaining romance with a sci-fi twist."
A U.S. Marine exiled to a distant planet finds himself falling in love with the woman who is central to his plan for escape. Read full book review >