Search Results: "David Walker"


BOOK REVIEW

PEEP AND DUCKY by David Martin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"As soft and refreshing as a cool glass of lemonade, and twice as sweet. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A new easy-to-read friendship tale is sure to resonate with "lucky, lucky, lucky" preschoolers everywhere. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PEEP AND DUCKY RAINY DAY by David Martin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Totally in tune with toddlers, this snappy read-aloud gets it right. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Rainy days are oh, so dreary, but not for Peep and Ducky. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEARS AND A BIRTHDAY by Shirley Parenteau
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Preschoolers will enjoy this very festive celebration. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Get ready for a very special party! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TINY RABBIT'S BIG WISH by Margarita Engle
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"Tiny Rabbit should be introduced to David Kirk's Oh So Tiny Bunny (2013), which also successfully explores the same theme. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Like lots of children and lots of picture-book characters, tiny rabbit wants to be big. Very big. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIME FOR A BATH by Phillis Gershator
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Will the book convince a child that bathtime is a happy time? It won't take many reads to get them to want to try and find out. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Gershator and Walker's bunnies from Time for a Hug (co-authored by Mim Green, 2013) return to explore the seasons and reasons for bathtime. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABY, COME AWAY by Victoria Adler
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Sweet but not stellar—stick with Adler's earlier success, All of Baby, Nose to Toes, illustrated by Hiroe Nakata (2009). (Picture book. 2-4)"
A bird, cat, dog and fish take turns inviting Baby (who looks more like a toddler) to "come away." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRST GRADE, HERE I COME! by Tony Johnston
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2015

"Skip. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A redheaded boy imagines the fun he will have in first grade if he just has five friends to share it with. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NIGHT PARADE by Lily Roscoe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A fine addition to the bedtime story shelf—it practically croons itself. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Nighttime can't just be for sleeping; what do toddlers really do at night? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEARS IN BEDS by Shirley Parenteau
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Little bears who are afraid of storms or who have trouble sleeping will want to cuddle up with these five friends. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Bouncy rhyming couplets tell the story of five bears and their bedtime routine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLIP, FLAP, FLY! by Phyllis Root
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"Despite its slightly smaller-than-average size, the large animals in uncluttered compositions will make this a hit for group as well as individual sharing. (Picture book. 1-5)"
An adorable assortment of baby animals flap, wiggle and splash their way through the forest, spotting each other in turn as they play with their mamas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEFORE YOU WERE MINE by Maribeth Boelts
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"A note on adopting a shelter pet follows this unabashedly emotional offering. (Picture book. 4-8)"
"Before you were mine . . . " wonders a little boy, "[d]id you live in a warm house with warm smells and a rug that was only yours? [Or were] you kept on a chain, with a dusty bowl and lonely sounds all around?" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEARS IN THE BATH by Shirley Parenteau
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Splish! Splash! Everyone will look forward to a bath. (Picture book. 2-5)"
These bears, returning in the third book in the series having conquered chairs and beds (Bears in Chairs, 2009; Bears in Beds, 2012), are in need of a bath. Read full book review >