Search Results: "Elivia Savadier"


BOOK REVIEW

NO HAIRCUT TODAY! by Elivia Savadier
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2005

"Scissor-shy children (and their parents) may be comforted to know they're not alone, either in their battle of wills or at the barbershop. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Boys of all ages resist haircuts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILL SHEILA SHARE? by Elivia Savadier
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2008

"This simple story should be just at toddler and preschooler's level of understanding as well as offering some relief to frustrated adults. (Picture book. 2-5)"
There have been a number of attempts to address the difficult concept of sharing for toddlers, but Savadier approaches the topic for very young children in a very simple story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIME TO GET DRESSED! by Elivia Savadier
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"A must for any collection catering to toddlers and their harried parents. (Picture book. 2-5)"
"Solomon likes to dress himself." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN YOU MEET A BEAR ON BROADWAY by Amy Hest
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Gentle and winning. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little girl kindly helps a lost bear cub she meets on Broadway as they set off together to find his mother. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOO HOO BOO-BOO by Marilyn Singer
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2002

"Boo hoo, this one is a boo-boo. (Picture book. 2-5)"
When trying to do anything new or exciting, there are apt to be some minor bumps and bruises and the children featured in this story manage to shake off their falls and try it again. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE UNINVITED GUEST by Nina Jaffe
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Notes on sources; glossary; bibliography; recommended reading list. (Folklore. 6+)"
Seven stories for different Jewish holidays, with brief explanations of some of their rituals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE EIGHT NIGHTS OF CHANUKAH by Lesléa Newman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Perhaps this can be an introduction for a new yearly song to add to the season's plethora of traditional ditties. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Borrowing from the poetic format of the popular Twelve Days of Christmas, Newman has created a similar rhyme for the Chanukah holiday. Read full book review >

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I SWIM AN OCEAN IN MY SLEEP by Norma Farber
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1997

"There are nice moments in the text as well, but sometimes the perceptions of the author intrude, resulting in a narrative that wavers between the child's point of view and a more sophisticated perspective. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Farber (When It Snowed That Night, 1993, etc.) begins her sleeptime fantasy quietly: ``Night is dark,/Night is deep,/I swim an ocean in my sleep.'' In Savadier's whimsical ink and gouache illustrations, a small boy in red-striped pajamas swims through an imaginative underwater world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TREASURE NAP by Juanita Havill
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1992

It's too hot to sleep, so Mam† takes Alicia and baby Ram¢n downstairs, blows the fan over ice cubes toward them, and tells them the true story her own mam† used to tell when it was too hot: Little Rita made a long trek on foot, somewhere in Central America, to a mountain village to say goodbye to her grandfather before her family moved to the US. Read full book review >

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I LOVE SATURDAYS Y DOMINGOS by Alma Flor Ada
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Children eager to explore their own heritage will enjoy watching as the heroine embraces all the diversity in her life. (Picture book. 5-8)"
With English- and Spanish-speaking grandparents, the child in this story explores the wonders of both cultures. Read full book review >