Search Results: "Hope Vestergaard"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

CHIGGERS by Hope Larson
by Hope Larson, illustrated by Hope Larson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 17, 2008

"A delightful addition to any duffle (or library). (Graphic novel. 10-14)"
Eisner Award winner Larson effectively mixes magical realism with the timeless rituals of summer camp in this pitch-perfect graphic novel for ‘tweens. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MERCURY by Hope Larson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"Classic themes of love, family, betrayal and renewal combine to create multilayered historical fiction that perfectly illustrates how the past continues to influence the present. (Graphic historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Lost treasure, mother love and misbegotten romance form the bases of this richly rewarding intergenerational graphic novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILD HORSES I HAVE KNOWN by Hope Ryden
Released: March 22, 1999

"Stunning full-color photographs show the mustangs running free, one of the last species that does; Ryden makes a convincing case for guaranteeing that they always will. (sources) (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
Ryden (Wild Horse Summer, 1997, etc.) photographs the wild horses of the Pryor Mountains and chronicles their ancient origins, how they live, their colors and markings, and how she and others have fought to get the federal legislation that protects such horses from those who would hunt them down or take away their habitat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Dark Horde Rising by Iain Hope
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 24, 2015

"Long on imagination and word count; not for the casual fan of fantasy."
From debut author Hope comes an epic fantasy novel about a group of friends, a college of magic, and a time of great disorder. Read full book review >