Search Results: "George Lindsay Barrett"


BOOK REVIEW

ALFRED DIGS by Lindsay Barrett George
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2008

"Strewn but not crowded with letters, and animals or objects to match, this pleasant excursion through the ABCs is just the ticket for audiences ready to emerge from pre-literacy. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Alfred's not the most obedient of aardvarks, but he may be the cutest. Read full book review >

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MY BUNNY AND ME by Lindsay Barrett George
ANIMALS
Released: March 31, 2001

"The lovely tactile bunny and handsome child will be enough for some readers; other children just learning to draw what they love may feel vaguely patronized by the mixture of childlike drawing and impressive 'real' bunny and boy. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A spare text accompanies and somewhat overburdens an intriguing visual tale about art and imagination presented in vivid, warm, full-color, and full-page gouache paintings. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2006

George sends two young children into a garden for her latest entry in the beautifully illustrated Who's Been Here? series. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET by Lindsay Barrett George
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2005

"Reminiscent of A Kiss for Little Bear, this offers unusual measures of verbal and visual delights. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Smoothly combining images of rocks, leaves, flowers, and other natural items with painted figures in bright, realistic, low-relief digital collages, George takes her audience to ground level for a game of pass-the-secret. Read full book review >

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INSIDE MOUSE, OUTSIDE MOUSE by Lindsay Barrett George
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

"With its large format, clear illustrations, and the most appealing mice readers have ever seen, this will be popular for both group and individual sharing. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A house mouse, who sleeps inside a clock, and a field mouse, who sleeps inside a stump, travel corresponding routes to greet each other at either side of the house window. Read full book review >

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MAGGIE’S BALL by Lindsay Barrett George
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2010

When a strong wind sends Maggie's ball bouncing away, the floppy-eared pup sets out on a mission. Read full book review >

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THAT PUP! by Lindsay Barrett George
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Short, sweet and satisfying. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A pleasant golden retriever puppy finds a stash of acorns in her backyard as well as a new friend in this super-simple tale suitable for toddlers moving from board books into real stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 1999

"Excellent, highly detailed illustrations accompany the text. (maps) (Picture book. 5-9)"
PLB 0-688-15269-4 George offers alert naturalists a chance to go sleuthing around the world, and the results are invigorationg. Read full book review >

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FISHING AT LONG POND by William T. George
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 16, 1991

"A satisfying environment-conscious idyll, its pleasures enhanced in beautifully observed, exquisitely detailed paintings that draw readers into the heart of the experience. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The pond visited in two handsome earlier books (Box Turtle at Long Pond, 1989) is now the site of a perfect day's fishing for Katie and her grandfather, who admire wildflowers without picking them and observe other wildlife like a deer and an osprey before catching a single bass, just enough for dinner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"Perfect for budding greenthumbs. (Picture book. 4-10)"
Detailed, scientific-quality drawings, simple, accurate explanations, and fold-out pages make this a satisfying treat for gardeners young and old. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GEORGE by Alex Gino
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Warm, funny, and inspiring. (Fiction. 9-12)"
George, a fourth-grader who knows she is a girl, despite appearances, begins to tell her secret. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GEORGE by Frank Keating
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"Washington remains an historic hero despite flaws and defeats. These are recounted in far more accomplished biographies, and children will be better served by reading about the real man elsewhere. (author's note, artist's note, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 8-11)"
By the age of 15, George Washington had written out a list of precepts taught to him by his teachers, the "Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation," by which he lived and was guided throughout his life. Read full book review >