Search Results: "John Schoenherr"


BOOK REVIEW

OWL MOON by John Schoenherr
Released: Oct. 23, 1987

A rare reappearance of a fine illustrator (Rascal, Julie of the Wolves), whose watercolors here follow a father and small child as they seek an owl beneath a winter moon. Read full book review >

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THE WOUNDED WOLF by John Schoenherr
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 6, 1978

When a gravely wounded wolf stumbles up Toklat Ridge, a scouting raven calls out his signal of coming death. Read full book review >

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REBEL by John Schoenherr
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 12, 1995

"The reunion with its parents makes for an immensely satisfying conclusion, and children will want to search back through the pages for evidence of the first rebellion and the last. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Schoenherr (Bear, 1991, etc.) excels in an expressive and original tale. Read full book review >

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BEAR by John Schoenherr
ANIMALS
Released: March 28, 1991

The little bear is too young for independence when his mother disappears; but with time, perseverance, and luck he does learn to manage on his own. Read full book review >

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WILD VOICES by Drew Nelson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 25, 1991

"Schoenherr provides handsome drawings as headings for each story. (Short stories. 10-14)"
Seven bleak, realistic stories about animals coexisting and competing on a western farm and in the nearby wilderness. Read full book review >

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PIGS IN THE MUD IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RUD by Lynn Plourde
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"A wonderful frolic in mud and verse, and Plourde's debut. (Junior Library Guild Selection) (Picture book. 4-8)"
The road is blocked by big pink pigs, and there's nothing to do but get out of the car and try to get them to move. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JULIE OF THE WOLVES by John Schoenherr
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 10, 1972

"Though remarkable Miyax and her experience are totally believable, her spirit living evidence of the magnitude of the loss."
Running away from an arranged marriage with simpleminded Donald, thirteen year-old Julie (she prefers Miyax, her Eskimo name) survives on the barren tundra by making friends with a family of wolves. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DON’T SPILL THE BEANS! by Ian Schoenherr
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2010

"Great for storytimes on secrets or as a special birthday gift. (Picture book. 1-4)"
"What's THAT, Bear? / Don't spill the beans! / Don't let it slip! / Don't give it away! / Just button your lip!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAT & MOUSE by Ian Schoenherr
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"To be worried or teased'—before playtime becomes dinnertime. (Picture book. 2-4)"
"So I won't pull her tail / Nor drive her away, / But Kitty and I / Very gently will play…" The "I" in Schoenherr's free adaptation of three nursery rhymes is a sportive, mischievous mouse that Kitty pretends to ignore until making a quick feint to grab the wee beasty. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIP & SQUEAK by Ian Schoenherr
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Rest assured: This soon-to-be popular offering ends on a happy—albeit surprising—note. (Picture book. 1-4)"
This appealing picture book profiles the winter journey of mice Pip and Squeak, as they go from their home in a mailbox through a rural landscape buried under snow, to the birthday celebration of their forest friend, Gus. Read full book review >

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READ IT, DON’T EAT IT!  by Ian Schoenherr
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"Ideal for preschool storytimes; librarians will love it (although they might have to explain 'Don't censor, delete, or deface'). (Picture book. 2-5)"
The appealing cover is sure to entice young hands to reach for this preschooler's primer on how to treat books and behave in libraries. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 10, 1996

"An unusual, thoughtful look behind the scenes in both the performing and visual arts, this is a comely story that will be useful in curricula. (Picture book. 6+)"
The question of how it might have felt to pose for the famous Monsieur Degas is considered in Littlesugar's story. Read full book review >