Search Results: "Global Fund for Children"


BOOK REVIEW

GLOBAL BABY BOYS by Global Fund for Children
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Oh boy, oh boy! These bright-eyed tykes are sure to draw any baby in. (Board book. 3 mos.-1)"
In the natural follow-up to Global Baby Girls (2013), youngsters can meet the sons of such nations as Australia, Canada, Guatemala, France, Mexico, Taiwan, Tobago, the United States and more.Read full book review >

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GLOBAL BABY BEDTIMES by Global Fund for Children
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Sweet, tender, and positive; perfect for sharing with the newest world citizens. (Board book. 3 mos.-3)"
The universality of the most basic human need—sleep—is touchingly illustrated with ahh-inspiring photos. Read full book review >

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GLOBAL BABY GIRLS by Global Fund for Children
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"Another baby-faced winner from the Global Fund for Children, with an important social message to boot. (Board book. 3 mos.-1)"
In a natural follow-up to Global Babies (2006) and American Babies (2010), an empowering text and vibrant photos present baby girls from Canada, China, Guatemala, France, India, Liberia, New Zealand, Peru, Russia, the United States and more. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN BABIES by Global Fund for Children
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2010

"A portion of the proceeds benefits The Global Fund for Children. (Board book. 0-1)"
Photographs of adorable babies (is there any other kind?) of varying ethnicities appear in both full-page and panel insets to a very brief (one sentence), vaguely patriotic text. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEDTIME STORIES by Highlights for Children
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"No surprises, pleasant or otherwise. (Illustrations) (Stories/Fiction. 2-5)"
These 39 stories from the editors of Highlights for Children might be a useful resource because they are all the right length for a bedtime read and all collected in one place. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPIDERS! by Eds. of TIME for Kids
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"Kids who like insects will be entranced by the photographs, and even children who don't like spiders may find this an effective antidote to arachnophobia. (Easy reader/nonfiction. 5-7)"
A visually arresting design scheme and stunning, high-quality photographs captivate the reader in this fluency-level entry for "confident readers" in the new TIME for Kids Science Scoops series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"Most of the tales are suitable for adults and children alike, and a number would make good bedtime reading."
A sequel to last year's Best-Loved Stories that, again, is a literary record of oral tellings that have taken place at the national festival, held annually since 1973. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 27, 2012

"It's a nice-enough book with a well-handled message, but probably not one that holds up to too many repeated readings. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A storybook with a clear, easy-to-understand message about embracing the similarities of friends who live under different circumstances, this app succeeds even if its page structure proves cumbersome. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Like refugees running from the onslaught, they are grabbing their most precious tokens of remembrance and stealing them off to an uncertain future, while they can."
The World Wildlife Fund has been working to preserve a selection of unique and biologically diverse terrestrial, freshwater, and marine habitats, a project called Global 200. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SLEEPOVER IN AFRICA AT AMANI'S GRADUATION by The Global Sleepover
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"The real Amani shines as the star through photographs of her school in Rwanda, but the fictional story is flat and unrewarding. (iPad storybook app. 5-10)"
Young readers will enjoy armchair travel as they learn about school in Rwanda, but they will wish that the story was more fully developed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 18, 2000

"Useful advice, to be sure, but nothing startling or new."
Basic recommendations for generally healthier living through diet, exercise, and lifestyle adjustments. Read full book review >