Search Results: "Jakki Wood"


BOOK REVIEW

ANIMAL HULLABALOO by Jakki Wood
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Fun for little ones, especially just before or after a zoo trip. (Picture book. 2-6)"
The subtitle of this British import is a bit of a misnomer; the book begins with familiar barnyard and domestic animals at sunrise, then progresses to the African rainforest and savannah, to maritime regions and the Australian outback, and ends in North America at nightfall. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL PARADE by Jakki Wood
ABC BOOKS
Released: March 31, 1993

"Unusually attractive. (Picture book. 1-7)"
Why have just one animal for each letter? Read full book review >

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A HOLE IN THE ROAD by Jakki Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"The busy workers and watchers (of many colors and ages and both genders) will keep young readers intent on scanning the artwork for details. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Wood's latest will be a hit with the construction enthusiasts, but her point of view keeps readers at an uncomfortable distance. Read full book review >

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ACROSS THE BIG BLUE SEA by Jakki Wood
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1998

"As curious as the macaroni penguins investigating the boat from an ice floe off the southern tip of Africa, children will learn a smattering of geography as they trace the boat's travels along a route marked with arrows in a final world map. (Picture book. 3-7)"
First published in Britain as The Deep Blue Sea, this is an extraordinary ocean wildlife book for beginners, in which the addition of a tiny boat'smaller than the eye of a blue whale or the bottlenose of a dolphin—creates anticipation by forecasting the journey. Read full book review >

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FOUR FIERCE KITTENS by Joyce Dunbar
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1992

"A good choice for the youngest story group. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In an elaboration on the model set forth in Flack's Angus and the Ducks (1930), four kittens brave the world. Read full book review >

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NEVER SAY BOO TO A GOOSE! by Jakki Wood
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"A honking good time. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Unable to resist testing his mother's admonition not to taunt the goose, one little kitten embarks on his disobedient quest, but first he must find out which of the barnyard animals actually is the goose. Read full book review >

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MOO MOO, BROWN COW by Jakki Wood
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1992

"Nice. (Picture book. 1-6)"
``Baa baa, black sheep, have you any lambs? Read full book review >

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THE FULL MOON AT THE NAPPING HOUSE by Audrey Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Fans will doubtless be happy to revisit old friends, but they will probably still reach for the original more than this once the novelty wears off. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Thirty-one years after a wakeful flea roused the heaped-up sleepers in The Napping House, a full moon finds the household struggling to get back to sleep.Read full book review >

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INTO THE VOLCANO by Don Wood
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Those who do will find a rollicking, fast-paced story that resolves itself nicely—an overall creative yarn of greed, family and survival. (Graphic fiction. 9-12)"
From Caldecott Honoree Wood comes an inventive and imaginative graphic adventure. Read full book review >

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A DOG NEEDS A BONE! by Audrey Wood
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Children will enjoy looking and finding bone shapes everywhere and will hope that his mistress will give him more than the offered carrot, broccoli, squash and peas—from endpapers to endpapers, a most satisfying well-earned bone. (Picture book. 3-5)"
What does dog need? Read full book review >