Search Results: "Eric Wight"


BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE PICKLE AND THE PINE RUN 3000 by Eric Wight
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2010

"High-energy graphic illustrations keep this race on course and provide the perfect dose of humor for new readers, especially boys, who will identify with Frankie and admire his patient father. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Gentlemen, start your engines. Read full book review >

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EVERYONE LOVES BACON by Kelly DiPucchio
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A bacon book so funny that perhaps even some vegetarians will love it. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Retro art meets wry humor in this very funny tale of hubris set in a diner. Read full book review >

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FRANKIE PICKLE AND THE MATHEMATICAL MENACE by Eric Wight
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2011

"Ultimately, math teachers and parents might like this mildly amusing offering, but it just won't add up to much for many real-life Frankies. (Graphic hybrid. 7-10)"
Frankie Pickle, star of previous graphic-hybrid novels, is once again in, well, a pickle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE PICKLE AND THE CLOSET OF DOOM by Eric Wight
ANIMALS
Released: May 5, 2009

"The diagram of Frankie's newly organized room might provide inspiration for kids with their own Room of Doom—when they've stopped snickering, that is. (Fiction. 7-10)"
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BOOK REVIEW

THE ADVENTURES OF CAVEBOY by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Will likely please little cavepersons. (Fantasy. 4-7)"
Club in hand, Caveboy can do anything! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EVERYONE LOVES CUPCAKE by Kelly DiPucchio
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A picture-book treat. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A sweet follow-up to DiPucchio and Wight's Everyone Loves Bacon (2015). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE REAL JAMES HERRIOT by Jim Wight
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2000

"Sure to be relished by Herriot's many fans. (8 pages b&w photos)"
A heartfelt account of the life of Alf Wight, veterinarian author of the bestselling James Herriot books, by his son. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE THREE GRUMPIES by Tamra Wight
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Great humorous relief to help alleviate those bad-tempered days. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When anger breeds more anger, laughter is the contagious solution. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COOPER AND PACKRAT by Tamra Wight
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A story that should turn even the most finicky readers into happy campers. (Mystery. 8-12)"
Packed with intrigue and sweet humor, this mystery with a conservation twist will grab young readers. Read full book review >

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COLOR COMMENTARY
by Julie Danielson

I’ve always found it difficult to answer the what’s-your-favorite-color question, as the answer depends entirely on my mood. (I like deep blues for more contemplative times, but I need sunny yellow to help wake me in the mornings.)

Perhaps it’s even harder for artists to pick a favorite color. Is it like asking them to pick a favorite child? I ...


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BOOK REVIEW

MYSTERY OF THE EAGLE'S NEST by Tamra Wight
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 21, 2014

"This mystery soars while the feathers and fun fly. (Mystery. 8-12)"
In the second eco-mystery in the Cooper and Packrat series, Cooper and his friends are on the trail of eagle poachers. Read full book review >