Search Results: "Elizabeth Verdick"


BOOK REVIEW

VOICES ARE NOT FOR YELLING by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Didactic but very helpfully so, for both little ones and their parents. (Board book. 1-3)"
A little boy learns to use his words. Read full book review >

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NOSES ARE NOT FOR PICKING by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A positive approach to a difficult subject. (Board book. 2-4)"
The latest addition to the Best Behaviors series encourages little ones to "Pick a tissue, not your nose." Read full book review >

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CUDDLE by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"While there is little new or different here, babies will be drawn to the full-page images of their fellow tots. (Board book. 6-18 mos.)"
Close-up black-and-white photos depict babies cuddling with their loved ones. Read full book review >

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REST by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2014

"With its companion, this title should be a welcome addition to parent-baby routines. (Board book. 6-18 mos.)"
In a dream of a book for new parents, soft black-and-white portraits depict babies getting ready to sleep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"A generally useful and easily readable effort with lots of practical advice, especially appropriate for gradeschoolers and their caregivers. (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
With so many children being diagnosed with autism-spectrum disorders, numerous new advice books are becoming available. This is one of the more useful ones. Read full book review >

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DON'T BEHAVE LIKE YOU LIVE IN A CAVE by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"This would be best if used in a therapeutic context where child and teacher, parent or therapist could discuss the contents together. (note to parents and caregivers, index) (Nonfiction. 7-13)"
An upbeat self-help book for elementary-school students lacking in self-control or having trouble with their social skills. Read full book review >

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SMALL WALT by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 2017

"Charming and endearing: 'ChuggaMmmm-hmmm!' (Picture book. 3-6)"
The smallest in a fleet of snowplows always gets picked last in a snowstorm, but he and his driver, Gus, show that teamwork and perseverance pay off. Read full book review >

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REACH by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"This and its companion are pleasant additions to the Happy Healthy Baby series. (Board book. 6-18 mos.)"
Expressive black-and-white photography features babies reaching and interacting with their world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

An Intimate Murder by Stacy Verdick Case
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"An entertaining addition to an enjoyable series."
In this third installment of Case's (A Luring Murder, 2012, etc.) series, tough but likable detective Catherine O'Brien must solve the grisly double murder of an affluent suburban couple in a quiet neighborhood. Read full book review >