Search Results: "Ice Cream Fine Storybooks"


BOOK REVIEW

UG by Patrick Buss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"Too long, too slow, written in a prose idiom that is, at best, questionable. Ugh. (iPad storybook app. 7-9)"
Cave boy Ug run off rather than go school. He get lost, get big sad, turn over new leaf when reunited with Mamug and Papug. Read full book review >

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ICE CREAM by Helen Dunmore
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"It doesn't always happen, but whenever the commonplace and the sublime pair here, the result is absorbing."
Sly digs at society's failings alternate with roundhouse swats while beauty and mystery hover nearby, in a wide-ranging collection of 18 stories by acclaimed British novelist Dunmore (The Siege, 2002; etc.). Read full book review >

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ICE CREAM by Gail Gibbons
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 15, 2006

"Though even smaller libraries will be able to dish up similar titles by others, Gibbons's fan base will guarantee this one's popularity. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-8)"
At long last, the prolific Gibbons weighs in with a characteristic treatment of this ever-popular topic. Read full book review >

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ICE CREAM by Elisha Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2002

"A chocolate, vanilla, and berry palette adds to the taste appeal. (glossary) (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-9)"
Cooper is a master at transforming dabs and wiggles of paint into people at play (Ballpark, 1998) or architecture (Building, 1999) or vistas (Country Fair, 1997). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ICE CREAM KING by Greg McEvoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 1998

"Illustrations reminiscent of Bill Peet's work complement this slim, silly story, suitable for preschoolers who can appreciate the in-joke about kings as well as the ice cream trimmings. (Picture book. 3-5)"
With dreams of dispensing ice cream to all his subjects, Lionel enrolls in King School; upon graduating, he sets out, diploma in hand, to seek a palace of his very own. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ICE CREAM SUMMER by Peter Sís
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 2015

"Oh, yum. (author's note, further reading) (Picture book. 4-10)"
In ice cream colors, Sís delivers an encomium to summer, to the power of learning, and to that beloved, creamy-cold treat. Read full book review >

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ICE CREAM SUMMER  by Megan Atwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Enjoy a scoop of ice cream instead. (Fiction. 8-11)"
A slight mystery casts a shadow over New Amity. Read full book review >

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ICE CREAM WAR by Paul Janson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 9, 2014

"A light tale that will appeal to fans of the cozy mystery genre."
In Janson's (Mal Practice, 2013, etc.) mystery set in small-town Nebraska, an ice cream shop owner reluctantly assists her business rival when a dead body is found in his store. Read full book review >

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THE ICE CREAM STORE by Dennis Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"An excellent contribution. (Poetry. 3-9)"
A gifted Canadian presents a charming collection of accessible, lighthearted verse, heralding its multicultural spirit in his cheerful title poem (``Oh, the kids around the block are like an/Ice cream store,/'Cause there's chocolate, and vanilla,/And there's maple and there's more...''). Read full book review >

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THE ICE-CREAM MAKERS by Ernest van der Kwast
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A delightful read; smooth as ice cream on a hot summer day."
Giovanni Talamini makes a decision to "break with the family tradition" by walking away from the ice cream business that his great-grandfather Giuseppe began. Read full book review >

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VANILLA ICE CREAM by Bob Graham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Heed Graham: Get up, get out of bed (drag a comb across your head, if you must), and go forth.(Picture book. 4-8)"
Everyday life conspires to change the world. Want to try an ice cream cone? Read full book review >

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THE ICE CREAM KING by Steve Metzger
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

A little boy loves ice cream more than anything else in the world...or does he? Read full book review >