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

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 >

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

ALICE AND GRETA by Steven J. Simmons
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Alice's side in the last scene. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The effects of artistic license become clear in this picture book from Simmons, who shows what happens to two witches who attend the same school, and are taught the same lessons, but find widely different uses for their craft. Read full book review >