Search Results: "Hope Vestergaard"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2010

"This welcome addition to the genre offers parents and teachers a playful way to address a necessary topic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Unruly critters from Sycamore Preschool learn bathroom etiquette in this wry tale. Read full book review >

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HELLO, SNOW! by Hope Vestergaard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2004

"Typically, Westcott adds a lot to whatever else is going on and listeners will enjoy finding funny bits as well as watching that cat. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Peering out her window into a world of whiteness, one little girl can't resist the call of the snow. Read full book review >

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DIGGER, DOZER, DUMPER by Hope Vestergaard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"While there are many rhyming truck books out there, this stands out for being a collection of poems. (Picture book/poetry. 3-6)"
Rhyming poems introduce children to anthropomorphized trucks of all sorts, as well as the jobs that they do. Read full book review >

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HILLSIDE LULLABY by Hope Vestergaard
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2006

"A must for every child with a window to the great outdoors and a heart that will listen to nature's song. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A wild, sleepless child is lulled into slumber by the night noises of the forest animals outside her window. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Preschool teachers may find this collection useful for reinforcing basic housekeeping skills in the classroom, and parents might like to try the poems with their preschoolers as a way of focusing on the message of families working cooperatively. (Poetry. 3-5)"
The 16 rhyming poems in this collection are aimed at preschoolers who are just learning about household chores such as folding laundry, vacuuming and making beds. Read full book review >

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WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN A MONSTER SAYS BOO? by Hope Vestergaard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"A fun-loving read for both impatient and pesky siblings learning to live together. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Older brothers stuck with a monster-like little sister have much to tolerate. Read full book review >

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BABY LOVE by Hope Vestergaard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Unfortunately, the rest of this collection is pure pablum. (Poetry. 2-5)"
A former teacher and nanny, Vestergaard crafts more than 20 odes to babies in her debut for children. Read full book review >

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HOPE by David A Neumeier
Released: April 2, 2015

"A bright fish tale that young readers will enjoy, even if unnerving truths about conflict lurk below its surface."
A story of a little fish who learns important lessons about bravery, tolerance, and community with the help of a loving father. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Rima Jbara
Released: June 1, 2006

"Readers will find this story as empty as its heroine."
A vain, self-obsessed woman toggles between morose navel-gazing and showy breakdowns in this dreary character study. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Len Deighton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 3, 1996

Deighton artfully fills in more blanks in the long-running saga of British espionage agent Bernard Samson, the protagonist in two earlier trilogies and the featured attraction of this sequel to Faith (1995). Read full book review >

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HOPE by Amanda Berry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 27, 2015

"A nuanced testament to the complexity of the human spirit."
On May 6, 2013, electrifying headlines revealed news of the escape of three young women who had been missing for more than 10 years and presumed dead but were in fact held captive by Ariel Castro, a depraved Cleveland school bus driver. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Richard Zoglin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"In this rich and entertaining work, Zoglin pulls no punches but also remains an astonished admirer."
A contributing editor and theater critic for Time weighs in with what will immediately become the definitive biography of the legendary comedian, born Leslie Townes Hope (1903-2003). Read full book review >