Search Results: "Geneviève Leloup"


BOOK REVIEW

GENEVIÈVE by Lynmar Brock, Jr.
Released: Sept. 28, 2011

"A seaworthy story of love and unhappiness."
Brock (In this Hospitable Land, 2011, etc.) returns with a junior naval officer's alternately romantic and tragic romp around Europe with his French lady love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOO PRINCESSY! by Jean Reidy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Adults won't be surprised at the only object she stamps with approval, and kids will want re-reads. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The superpink cover's a bit of a pink (red) herring for those seeking a princess or anti-princess theme, but this sibling of Too Purpley! (2010) and Too Pickley! (2010) has a field day showcasing one hilariously realistic way that kids reject toys. Read full book review >

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TOO PICKLEY! by Jean Reidy
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2010

"Tuck in! (Picture book. 2-5)"
Rejoice, gleeful mealtime fussbudgets: Too Purpley! (2010) has a sibling, and it's called Too Pickley! Read full book review >

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TOO PURPLEY! by Jean Reidy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Clothing-decision screamers and their caretakers will relate and laugh. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Fussy dressers, this one's for you! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STARRING ME AND YOU by Geneviève Côté
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Third in a series, the book easily stands alone. Among all the picture-book friendship stories, this one stands out for the younger set. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The two animal friends, a pig and a bunny, from Me and You and Without You (2009, 2011) are back in a return engagement as they attempt to put on a play, but will their emotions get in the way? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MR. KING'S CASTLE by Geneviève Côté
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Much lightened by its upbeat resolution, a cautionary but not strident discussion starter about responsible resource allocation. (Picture book. 4-7)"
In this companion to the similarly eco-themed Mr. King's Things (2012), a lion-turned-real estate developer recklessly undermines his own foundations. Read full book review >

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MR. KING'S THINGS by Geneviève Côté
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Waste not, want not. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Mr. King likes to toss out his old things in favor of new ones, until he discovers recycling—with a little help from his friends. Read full book review >

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ME AND YOU by Geneviève Côté
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Simply charming. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Not to be confused with another, equally pleasing 2009 book of the same name, by Janet A. Holmes and illustrated by Judith Rossell, this tale of two friends goes ear-to-ear and tail-to-tail between a rabbit and a pig. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MR. KING'S MACHINE by Geneviève Côté
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Environmentalism for the nursery. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Mr. King—a vaguely lion-ish animal who stands upright—builds and uses an invention that harms his ecosystem in several ways. He quickly agrees with his friends' concerns and creates another that is beloved by all. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOODNIGHT, YOU by Geneviève Côté
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"These friendship tales are totally in tune with preschool anxiety and fears; Côté brings another winner. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Friends Piggy and Bunny return in the fourth of this charming series, and in this episode, they experience their first campout—that is, if they can dispel their fears first. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHAT ELEPHANT? by Geneviève Côté
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Children not yet up to thinking in metaphors may need some explanation, but the theme is certainly worth exploring, as there are always 'elephants' around. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Côté turns the common expression about "ignoring the elephant in the room" into an "Emperor's New Clothes" sort of tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WITH YOU ALWAYS, LITTLE MONDAY by Geneviève Côté
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"Sweetly sentimental. (author note) (Picture book. 2-6)"
Throughout the world, there exist many legends to account for the appearance of the Rabbit in the Moon (a counterpart of the Man in the Moon). Read full book review >