Search Results: "Jane Chapman"


BOOK REVIEW

NO MORE CUDDLES! by Jane Chapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A fully rounded, easily associative, and visually inviting story. (Picture book. 3-7)"
As everybody knows, a bigfoot likes his privacy, even if he is built to cuddle: snuggly, soft, and silky (at least those bigfeet like Barry, who evidently knows about bathing). Read full book review >

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I'M NOT SLEEPY by Jane Chapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"An ideal story for those who prefer softer edges to their bedtime shenanigans. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little owlet employs a big bag of tricks when Grandma tries to get him to settle down to sleep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOODNIGHT, ARK by Laura Sassi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2014

"A breezy text kept afloat by the buoyant illustrations—if only Mrs. Noah had been invited along for the ride as well. (Picture book/religion. 2-7)"
Noah packs up an ark full of critters and heads out to sea in a gale in this rollicking, rhymed version of the Old Testament story. Read full book review >

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BEAR SEES COLORS by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"Light on story but full of delightful details and lots of color practice, this is sure to garner many new fans for Bear and his group of friends. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Wilson and Chapman's Bear is back, this time for younger listeners who are learning colors. Read full book review >

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THE BEARS IN THE BED AND THE GREAT BIG STORM by Paul Bright
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Human 'scaredy-bears' will enjoy the humorous turn and probably find comfort in the repetition and Chapman's trademark cuddly illustrations. (Picture book. 3-6)"
It seems that all the little bears in this family are "scaredy-bears" when it comes to thunderstorms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR FEELS SICK by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 11, 2007

"This is a sure soother for anyone home sick in bed. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This gentle rhyming tale about being sick and taking care of friends is sure to cheer up even the sniffliest of small patients. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR'S LOOSE TOOTH by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 30, 2011

"Though it is light on specific information about how and why teeth are lost, most children will enjoy relating to Bear in his latest oh-so-cozy adventure. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Wilson and Chapman continue this popular series that began with Bear Snores On (2002). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRUMPY BADGER’S CHRISTMAS by Paul Bright
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"The oversized format helps provide a good look at Chapman's cast of endearing animal characters. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The animals of the forest are preparing for Christmas, but Grumpy Badger just wants to settle down for his long winter's nap. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR SNORES ON by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Little ones will snuggle into bed on a snowy night to hear this one. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Snug in his cave, not even some visitors seeking shelter from the storm can wake Bear. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIGRESS by Nick Dowson
by Nick Dowson, illustrated by Jane Chapman
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2004

"A lovely, solid package. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-8)"
A tigress raises two cubs in this brief, poetic picture book that lends itself equally well to a read-aloud or independent reading. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR COUNTS by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Bear's fans may get practice counting the number of times they ask for this again. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Having tackled one concept in Bear Sees Colors (2014), Bear and his charming woodland friends now address the numbers from one through five. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR SAYS THANKS by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A tender tale of friendship, timed for Thanksgiving. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In a new companion to Bear Snores On and Bear Wants More (2002, 2003), a lovable bevy of friends come together again for feast and fun. Read full book review >