Search Results: "Hyewon Yum"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TWINS' LITTLE SISTER by Hyewon Yum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"A spot-on look at sibling rivalry that will speak to multiples and singletons alike. (Picture book. 3-6)"
New-big-sister dilemmas—times two. Read full book review >

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THERE ARE NO SCARY WOLVES by Hyewon Yum
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"This quirky, somewhat dark picture book cleverly projects the skewed perspective of a worrier; real things and imagined ones easily get mixed up, both on these pages and in the boy's mind. (Picture book. 2-6)"
After waiting and waiting for his distracted mother to take him to get his favorite Chinese noodles, a little boy decides he's big enough to walk his neighborhood alone. Read full book review >

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PUDDLE by Hyewon Yum
by Hyewon Yum, illustrated by Hyewon Yum
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"Yum deftly ties moods, weather, parenting, and the power of art together. (Picture book. 4-7)"
When a child's mood is dampened by a rainy day, Mom comes to the rescue using her imagination, some crayons, and praiseworthy redirection. Read full book review >

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LAST NIGHT by Hyewon Yum
by Hyewon Yum, illustrated by Hyewon Yum
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Oct. 6, 2008

"With its striking compositions and hauntingly lovely endpapers, Yum's work is a somber reworking of a classic. (Picture book. 5-8)"
In this intimate wordless volume, a naughty little girl is sent to her room and soon falls fast asleep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIS IS OUR HOUSE by Hyewon Yum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A lovely, unassuming paean to place and belonging. (Picture book. 3-8)"
An ode to a place called home, related by a young girl describing photos of a brick building and the memories her family made there through three generations. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 3, 2012

"Yum has perfectly captured the emotional ups and downs of both parent and child in a visually expressive work that will shore up adults as they send their children off on that momentous day. (Picture book. 4-7, adult)"
Yum, known for using text and artwork to explore emotions (There Are No Scary Wolves, 2010, etc.), looks at the first day of school from two points of view—that of a little boy who is more than ready and a nervous mother not quite prepared to let him go. Read full book review >

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THE TWINS' BLANKET by Hyewon Yum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Readers who have ever wondered what it's like to be a twin need look no further. (Picture book. 3-6)"
All children have "firsts," but twins have their own special ones. Read full book review >

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YUM! YUM!! by Joanne Fitzgerald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 15, 2007

"The clever way the rhymes are tied together makes this collection stand out above the rest—'Yum, yum,' indeed. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Classic nursery rhymes with food themes are the focus of this delightful compilation. Read full book review >

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YUM by Theresa Nicassio
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 19, 2015

"A thorough, informative cookbook for healthy meals; ideal for those with food restrictions."
Nicassio's collection of more than 180 recipes that are plant-based and gluten-free offers help to those who suffer from dietary restrictions. Read full book review >

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YUM! by Colin McNaughton
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Adding up to little more than a conversation between old foes, this book has one strength—presenting again the innocence of Preston in the face of all that malice. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In the further adventures of Preston Pig (Preston's Goal, 1998, etc.), Wolf is after the amiable pig, who suggests gainful employment for the carnivore so that he can buy—rather than scheme over and trap—all the food he wants. Read full book review >

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A PIECE OF HOME by Jeri Watts
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Immigrant children will relate to the head-spinning switch from ordinary to different, and their classmates might better understand the emotional impact of moving to a foreign land. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Moving from Korea to West Virginia, a young boy leaves the familiar behind. Read full book review >

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THE FUN BOOK OF SCARY STUFF by Emily Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"Jenkins and Yum perfectly portray the anxiety and false bravado of this delightful cast of characters who ultimately find fun in the scary stuff. (Picture book. 4-8)"
With the help of his two dogs, a boy attempts to tackle his fears—both imagined and real. Read full book review >