Search Results: "Dee Lillegard"


BOOK REVIEW

THE POOMBAH OF BADOOMBAH by Dee Lillegard
ADVENTURE
Released: April 13, 1998

"The timing of the ending is ideal, cutting short the giddiness with the turn of the page, and leaving readers wishing for another visit to Badoombah. (Picture book. 4-8)"
If, as defined by the author, to poombah is to infuse something with extraordinary energy, then consider Lillegard (Tortoise Brings the Mail, 1997, etc.) endowed with such powers. Read full book review >

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DEE DEE AND ME by Amy Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Bright and captivating, this new take on sibling relations is a needed tale for all. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Schwartz examines sibling power dynamics in this humorous and ultimately empowering tale. Read full book review >

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TWEEDLE DEE DEE by Charlotte Voake
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

With quick, sketchy strokes of pen and brush, Voake creates a massive tree with birds and squirrels in the branches and two children setting up a picnic below as a setting for her lightly reworked version of the cumulative folksong most commonly called "The Green Grass Grew All Around." Read full book review >

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HELLO SCHOOL! by Dee Lillegard
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2001

"What fun! (Poetry/picture book. 3-6)"
These bold and energetic verses and colorful illustrations are admirably suited to their target audience of kindergarten and nursery-school children, who will meet in these pages many of the objects they will discover in their classrooms. Read full book review >

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TORTOISE BRINGS THE MAIL by Dee Lillegard
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1997

"Lund's bold line-and-watercolor illustrations spice up the story with humor: Crow looks like a pompous orator gesturing with his wings; Penelope Porcupine's mailbox bristles with spikes; and B.A. Bunny has a carrot-shaped nameplate. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Tortoise loves delivering the mail. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHO WILL SING A LULLABY? by Dee Lillegard
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 11, 2007

"In and of itself a lullaby, this is a sumptuous bedtime read. (Picture book. 2-5)"
When the cranky baby won't go to sleep, various winged creatures lend their voices and their wings to the cause. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GO! by Dee Lillegard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 14, 2006

"Well-fueled fun. (Picture book/poetry. 3-6)"
In short, pithy poems, Lillegard handily distills the essences of 34 different things that go. Read full book review >

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TIGER, TIGER by Dee Lillegard
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

Stunning, jewel-toned illustrations in gouache and chalk pastel on mixed-media paper bring a young boy's imagination to life in this riveting tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAKE UP HOUSE! by Dee Lillegard
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2000

"A fine first poetry book. (Poetry. 47)"
Bouncy small snippets and smidgeons of poems, most four lines long and rhymed, describing the most mundane and utilitarian of household objects, are sure to charm small children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOEY DEE GETS WISE by Louisa Ermelino
Released: Jan. 7, 1990

Cool, brash, but familiar first novel—set on the mob-dominated streets of Little Italy—that's noteworthy for avoiding a romanticizing of the criminals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMY CHELSEA STACIE DEE by Mary G. Thompson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"An intelligent, tense psychological drama. (Fiction. 13-18)"
A kidnapped girl returns home after six years. Read full book review >