Search Results: "Cyd Moore"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MOST THANKFUL THING by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Like the child in the tale, readers will enjoy spending a long time poring over the many fun details included in the illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young girl explores her mother's scrap book searching for clues to discover the one thing for which her mother feels most grateful. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD NIGHT, STINKY FACE by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2016

"A delightful read that really needs a larger canvas in a full-size picture book. (Board book. 3-5)"
In a new entry in the popular series, Stinky Face and his mama together imagine all that could go wrong at bedtime. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU CAN DO IT, STINKY FACE! by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 29, 2016

"Sentiment, text, and illustrations all cry out for a reissue in a larger format. (Board book. 3-5)"
Using a board-book format, McCourt brings a message of unconditional parental love and support to the youngest story listeners. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MERRY CHRISTMAS, STINKY FACE by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"She'll come up with some clever solution. (Picture book. 3-7)"
McCourt and Moore (It's Time for School, Stinky Face, 2000, etc.) continue their collaborative examination of one imaginative little boy with a major case of the "what-if's," the fourth in the successful series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MISSING RABBIT by Roni Schotter
ANIMALS
Released: March 18, 2002

"Moore's (Alice and Greta's Color Magic, not reviewed, etc.) party-colored watercolors are the visual equivalent to Schotter's (F Is for Freedom, 2000, etc.) sugarcoated universe. (Picture book. 4-6)"
It is very tempting to dodge the issue raised here—just where one does belong in a divorced family of two households—simply because it is so baldly put. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT’S TIME FOR SCHOOL, STINKY FACE by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"This descendant of Margaret Wise Brown's Runaway Bunny will soothe anxious parents too. (Picture Book. 5-8)"
Even after I Love You, Stinky Face (1997) and I Miss You, Stinky Face (1999), Mother is still providing reassuring answers to her affectionately nicknamed child's extravagant questions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAPPY HALLOWEEN, STINKY FACE by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"One can never have too many Halloween picture books, and readers already familiar with Stinky Face and his imaginative fears will enjoy this one. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Long-time collaborators McCourt and Moore offer another holiday Stinky Face book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DUDLEY MOORE by Barbara Paskin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Like Moore's career, this biography promises much but never quite delivers. (65 b&w photos)"
An overlong but insightful account of an extraordinarily gifted entertainer who has never quite found his proper niche. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRANNY’S DRAGON by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Sweet and fun. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A very pastel take on the old I-don't-want-to-go-to-bed-because-of-the-monster routine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STICKY PEOPLE by Tony Johnston
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"Still, this is certain to find a willing audience among those children who just can't seem to stay clean. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Johnston's latest is an illustrated rhyme celebrating the sticky wonder that is childhood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A FIRE ENGINE FOR RUTHIE by Lesléa Newman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2004

"A good choice for challenging gender stereotypes and creating a culture of acceptance. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Newman's latest recalls the Charlotte Zolotow classic William's Doll. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD NIGHT, PRINCESS PRUNEY TOES by Lisa McCourt
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 2001

"Artwork as color-shot and fleeting as pixie dust accompanies McCourt's jubilant, honeyed observance of the father-daughter bond. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Tooth-achingly sweet but winning is this bedtime tale of a princess and her royal father from the team that produced It's Time for School, Stinky Face (2000) and its predecessors. Read full book review >