Search Results: "Emma Chichester Clark"


BOOK REVIEW

PLENTY OF LOVE TO GO AROUND by Emma Chichester Clark
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"A pleasant but not particularly fresh story that fails to capture the irresistible personality of Plum as established in her first outing. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A female mutt named Plum makes friends with a neighbor cat in this sequel to Love Is My Favorite Thing (2015). Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2008

"Both the text and the soft-focus illustrations are substantial, however, and her message is unequivocally heartwarming. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A sudden storm brings danger to Melrose and Croc on their idyllic vacation. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Melrose seems like a fine fellow, but little Croc is such a dear that you want to wipe away his tears and give him a hug. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The creator of the Blue Kangaroo series here offers a pair of anthropomorphic animals who have the star power to carry a series of their own. Read full book review >

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WHERE ARE YOU, BLUE KANGAROO? by Emma Chichester Clark
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Clark's crisp artwork is softened by pastel shades and filled with the details of a little girl's life, giving children a chance to search for Blue Kangaroo, too. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Clark's blue kangaroo (I Love You, Blue Kangaroo, 1999) returns in a tale of forgetfulness that makes one of the two friends a little anxious. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1991

"Index. (Poetry/Picture book. 3-8)"
In generous, Mother-Goose-style format, more than 100 verses, mostly traditional but including a few by the likes of Lear and Belloc. Read full book review >

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ELIZA AND THE MOONCHILD by Emma Chichester Clark
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

"The narrative is significantly longer than most color concept books, but the blooming friendship between Eliza and the Moonchild and his delighted wonder lend sufficient substance to carry readers along. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A fanciful tale about color and friendship. Read full book review >

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WILL AND SQUILL by Emma Chichester Clark
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"The tongue-twisting text further animates this take on a well-worn theme. (Picture book. 5-7)"
An unlikely friendship holds fast despite challenges in this boy-meets-squirrel tale. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Turns out they've brought the cake in this wonderful variation on the nursery rhyme that for once will frighten no one away. (Picture book. 2-6)"
When little Miss Muffet plunks down on her tuffet, the spider she sees is actually the first guest to arrive for her surprise birthday party. Read full book review >

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LOVE IS MY FAVORITE THING by Emma Chichester Clark
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 24, 2015

"Dog lovers will especially 'LOVE' this, and readers who can't get enough can follow the real-life Plum in the author's blog. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Clark captures a dog's exuberance and love of the simple things. Read full book review >

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BEARS DON'T READ! by Emma Chichester Clark
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"A combination of farce and fun, this will tickle pre-readers. (Picture book. 4-8)"
George the bear is bored. Read full book review >

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GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS by Emma Chichester Clark
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Buy them all. (Picture book/folktale. 4-7)"
Three pretty maids all in a row—well, make one of them spunky, as Chichester Clark adds her rendition of the classic character to those by Sanderson (Goldilocks, 2009) and Spirin (Goldilocks and the Three Bears, 2009). Read full book review >

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IT WAS YOU, BLUE KANGAROO! by Emma Chichester Clark
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 13, 2002

"An engaging cautionary tale about the importance of being truthful. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Lily and her beloved kangaroo (Where Are You, Blue Kangaroo, 2001, etc.) return in a tale of naughtiness and redemption. Read full book review >