Search Results: "Jeffrey Ebbeler"


BOOK REVIEW

CLICK! by Jeffrey Ebbeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"An enjoyable bedtime story that demands to be heard. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An industrious lamp in the shape of a bird fixes all things that go bump in the night. Read full book review >

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JEFFREY STRANGEWAYS by Jill Murphy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1992

"Murphy's adept pen drawings add a lot to the fun. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The author of The Worst Witch (1974) tells a funny story about a medieval 11-year-old whose rescue of the local knight- errant is the result of slapstick-style good luck. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONE IS A FEAST FOR MOUSE by Judy Cox
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 15, 2008

"Greed goeth before a fall, however, in a slapstick climax children will relish. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mouse creeps out on Thanksgiving Day as the human family enjoys its post-prandial nap. Read full book review >

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THE ONLY ALEX ADDLESTON IN ALL THESE MOUNTAINS by James Solheim
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Sweet but altogether odd. (Picture book. 5-9)"
An improbable coincidence spawns a deep friendship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CINCO DE MOUSE-O! by Judy Cox
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"Ebbeler's color-soaked illustrations avoid stereotypes and are a refreshing approach to Mexican folk art and traditions. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mouse is ready for another fiesta adventure (One is a Feast for Mouse, 2009). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MELVIN THE MOUTH by Katherine Blanc
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"Dandy and dazzling and top-notch fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A day in the youth of motor-mouth Mel Blanc, written by his daughter-in-law. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIGER IN MY SOUP by Kashmira Sheth
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"In the current run of titles about older siblings feeding younger ones, this one stands out for its inventive imagery and use of common kitchen implements. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A boy is left in the care of his older sister in an interesting house. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW DAY FOR MOUSE by Judy Cox
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Readers will look forward to taking this snow-day romp again and again. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In his fourth outing (Haunted House, Haunted Mouse, 2011, etc.), Mouse has a snowy adventure that could easily make the jump to being a wordless Pixar short. Read full book review >

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HANUKKAH COOKIES WITH SPRINKLES by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 3, 2015

"A sweet and compassionate introduction to an important Jewish custom. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
A little girl watches a poor man take a bruised apple from the market's discard pile and finds a way to help him. Read full book review >

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APRIL FOOL, PHYLLIS! by Susanna Leonard Hill
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2011

"No fooling—here's a lighthearted romp that highlights an often overlooked holiday. (Picture book. 5-8)"
It's evident some things run in the family for the legendary Punxsutawney Phil's niece Phyllis. Read full book review >