Search Results: "Geneviève Leloup"


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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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

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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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 >

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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 >

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 >

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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

HEY LITTLE BABY! by Heather Leigh
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2012

"A lovely choice for new babies and their parents. (Picture book. 2-6)"
With a melodic and motherly voice, this gentle and captivating picture book welcomes a little baby into the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DISAPPEARANCE by Geneviève Jurgensen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1999

"Jurgensen's is a powerful voice for the unbearable sadness caused by death and the courage and love it takes to live with both the pain of loss and the cherished memories."
A French mother's lyrical and haunting memoir of the deaths of her two young daughters and how she has coped with this terrible loss. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KINDERGARTEN LUCK by Louise Borden
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"There's a little luck in each person's day; here's hoping young children's eyes are open to theirs. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Theodore's gloomy morning improves when he finds a penny that brings him luck all day long. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN SANTA WAS A BABY by Linda Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"There have been several recent stories about Santa's origins, but this one is the shortest and simplest, accessible to the youngest of Santa's fans. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little boy named Santa grows up with definite tastes of his own in this humorous story about the origins of Santa Claus. Read full book review >