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

KITTENS! KITTENS! KITTENS! by Susan Meyers
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"EWSLUGp2005 that's sure to delight. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Felines frolic in verse and pictures. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CROCODADDY by Kim Norman
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2009

"Even at 32 pages, it's still a spread or two too long to maintain interest. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A little boy and his father indulge in some splashy imaginative play. 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

NIGHTY-NIGHT, SLEEP TIGHT by Jennifer Berne
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 9, 2013

"This gentle bedtime book is sweet enough, but it doesn't exactly break new ground. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A young tot in mauve footed pajamas tucks into bed with a good book. So begins this off-to-bed journey that provides glimpses of sleepy animals around the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUR MOMMY WAS JUST LIKE YOU by Kelly Bennett
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Even though most young children enjoy hearing what their parents were like when they were little, there is not much here to excite the preschool set. (Picture book. 3-5)"
This slight story opens with a grandmother, her daughter and her granddaughter gathered around a family photo album, in a book that replicates the formula used in Your Daddy Was Just Like You (2010). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEARS ON CHAIRS by Shirley Parenteau
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Between the unerringly positive approach to a common early-childhood dilemma and the can't-miss rhyme, this volume will likely find its place on many a daycare shelf. (Picture book. 2-5)"
"Four small chairs / just right for bears. / Where is the bear / for each small chair?" Read full book review >