Search Results: "David Ezra Stein"


BOOK REVIEW

TAD AND DAD by David Ezra Stein
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2015

"Caldecott honoree Stein makes another splash with this charming duo. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A tadpole and his father spend their days together amicably, but when Dad tries to tuck his son in for the night, things do not go as planned. Read full book review >

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LOVE, MOUSERELLA by David Ezra Stein
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Sometimes snail mail is just better. Here's proof. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Bestrewing lined sheets with crayon drawings, Polaroids, smudges, a ketchup packet (not a real one) and other signs of affection, a mouseling writes a newsy love note to her Grandmouse. Read full book review >

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INTERRUPTING CHICKEN by David Ezra Stein
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Closing with an intimate snuggle after Papa instantly dozes off, this tender iteration of a familiar nighttime ritual will be equally welcomed by fond parents and those children for whom listening to stories is anything but a passive activity. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Despite repeated vows to stop interrupting, a little red chicken can't resist jumping in to cut her Papa's bedtime tales short with plot giveaways—"DON'T GO IN! Read full book review >

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POUCH! by David Ezra Stein
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Warm and inviting, this buoyant tale is hopping good fun. (Picture book. 2-5)"
With each vivacious bounce, a baby kangaroo seeks independence—bit by bit. Read full book review >

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OL' MAMA SQUIRREL by David Ezra Stein
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2013

"This effervescent tale brims with humor and vibrant characterization. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Don't let her size fool you: Ol' Mama Squirrel is as fierce as any lioness when it comes to protecting her young. Read full book review >

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BECAUSE AMELIA SMILED by David Ezra Stein
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"A playfully profound picture book that does its part in passing on good feelings. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Amelia's smile, brought on by a rain shower and seen by a neighborhood grandmother, catalyzes a cheery chain of happy consequences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEAVES by David Ezra Stein
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"He understands and honors the young, curious mind and allows readers to share the joy of a discovery in text and illustration. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A young bear observing his first autumn is captivated by the leaves as they change color from golden to amber. Read full book review >

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DINOSAUR KISSES by David Ezra Stein
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A kissing cousin to Bob Shea's Dinosaur vs.… series. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Chomping and stomping come naturally to an exuberant dinosaur hatchling. Kissing? That takes practice. Read full book review >

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THE NICE BOOK by David Ezra Stein
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Nice indeed. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Emotional literacy at its most basic. Read full book review >

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COWBOY NED AND ANDY by David Ezra Stein
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2006

"Warm, fuzzy and friendly. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Tomorrow is Cowboy Ned's birthday and he is far from home with only his trusty horse Andy to keep him company on the cattle drive. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ICE BOY by David Ezra Stein
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"It misses the mark—skip it. (Picture book. 3-7)"
From chunk of ice to evaporation and back again, a young ice cube decides to break away from his ice tray to see what's beyond his destined outcome. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I'M MY OWN DOG by David Ezra Stein
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"A charming person-as-pet story that will leave dog lovers chuckling. (Picture book. 2-4)"
An independent dog teaches his human a few tricks in this amusing role reversal. Read full book review >