Search Results: "Doreen Cronin"


BOOK REVIEW

DOREEN by Ilana Manaster
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 7, 2016

"While some might find pleasure in the ironic tone of this novel, overall it's trifling at best. (Fiction. 14-17)"
A retelling of The Picture of Dorian Gray set in a New England prep school. Read full book review >

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CYCLONE by Doreen Cronin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"A sensitive exploration of the high costs of failing to really connect with those around us. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Cronin, famous for solving cow communication problems with a typewriter in Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (2000) and sequels, offers her debut middle-grade novel illuminating human communication problems. Read full book review >

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THE TROUBLE WITH CHICKENS by Doreen Cronin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Fast and funny. (Comic mystery. 8-11)"
Popular farmyard chronicler Cronin (Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, illustrated by Betsy Lewin, 2000, etc.) makes the jump to middle-grade fiction in this faux-hard-boiled mystery featuring talking animals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"A must-have sequel to all of Duck's adventures. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Farmer Brown once again bears the brunt of Duck's antics. Read full book review >

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CLICK, CLACK, HO! HO! HO! by Doreen Cronin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"An endearing story that will appeal to a wide age range, including preschoolers, new readers, and older kids who love the Click Clack crowd. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Cronin and Lewin are back with a Christmas story to add to their popular series starring the barnyard buddies from Click, Clack, Moo (2000) and its many successors. Read full book review >

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THE CHICKEN SQUAD by Doreen Cronin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Most of the more challenging words are repeated many times as the chickens recount the story for each other and Tail, making this a great first chapter book. (Comic mystery. 6-9)"
In this delightful spinoff of the J.J. Tully series, this time the chickens are in charge—sort of. Read full book review >

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DOOBY DOOBY MOO by Doreen Cronin
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Great fun. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Those self-actualized animals down at Farmer Brown's return for a welcome new caper. Read full book review >

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DIARY OF A WORM by Doreen Cronin
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Not so different from us, after all. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Each turn of the page will bring fresh waves of giggles as a young worm records one misadventure after another. Read full book review >

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BOOM SNOT TWITTY THIS WAY THAT WAY by Doreen Cronin
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2015

"Quietly alluring and visually peaceful. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A bear, a bird, and a snail differ on plans for an outing. Read full book review >

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THE LEGEND OF DIAMOND LIL by Doreen Cronin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"Here's hoping J.J. and company find more to puzzle over pronto. (Comic mystery. 8-11)"
Fans of Cronin's first J.J. Tully mystery, The Trouble with Chickens (2011), will welcome the return of retired search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully, mother hen Moosh and her four chicks in this follow-up adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DUCK FOR PRESIDENT by Doreen Cronin
ANIMALS
Released: March 2, 2004

"All things considered, he has plenty to write about. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Just in time for an election year, the feathered troublemaker of Click, Clack, Moo (2000) and Giggle, Giggle, Quack (2002) enters the political arena, with sidesplitting results. Read full book review >