Search Results: "Frauke Weldin"


BOOK REVIEW

WAKE UP, IT'S EASTER by James Krüss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A jovial, sunny story with a slightly unusual interpretation of the role of rabbits in Easter celebrations. (Picture book. 3-5)"
This pleasant, rhyming story was first published in Switzerland, adapted from a children's poem that describes several animals working together to alert all the rabbits that Easter is coming. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNCLE RABBIT'S BUSY VISIT by Christa Kempter
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Kemper's clever premise is undermined by a vague and unsatisfying ending; Weldin's soft illustrations have more warmth than the story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Can the bustling Rabbit and the laid-back Bear share a house? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ERNEST’S FIRST EASTER by Päivi Stalder
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"All three characters are goodhearted, however, and Weldin's bright, fuzzy-edged paintings are full of good will, too. (Picture book. 4-8)"
It's Ernest's first Easter, so this bunny-in-training has just one house: Tommy's. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WALLY AND MAE by Christa Kempter
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The friction disappears a little too easily, but this isn't exactly The Odd Couple. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Though the cover depicts a closer alliance than the story ever quite achieves, this take on compromise provides fuel for thought. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEAR LITTLE LAMB, by Christa Kempter
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Maczka distances readers by giving the wolf a portable typewriter rather than a PC, and placing the whole episode in an outdoorsy setting—but the message is plainly there and definitely worth sharing despite the simplistic ending. (Picture book. 6-10)"
The illustrations don't pick up on the topicality of this import, so some discussion might be required when it's shared with fledgling Internet users. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I WON'T COMB MY HAIR! by Annette Langen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"The lenticular optical-illusion cover is a bonus treat. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Craziness ensues when a girl lets her locks grow wild. Read full book review >