Search Results: "Judi Abbot"


BOOK REVIEW

TRAIN! by Judi Abbot
by Judi Abbot, illustrated by Judi Abbot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2014

"While this isn't guaranteed to lessen readers' own obsessions, it sure is fun to read aloud. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A train ride is a mind-opening experience for a young train lover. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY GRANDPARENTS LOVE ME by Claire Freedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Sweet and appealing for the preschool set and a winning gift purchase for the grandparent crowd. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The extraordinary bond a young child enjoys with a grandparent is expressed through a series of activities they share. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE MOM by Joanna Walsh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 16, 2014

"Books about moms and their appreciative children abound. Pass on this lackluster offering. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A mother tiger and her two cubs show their love for each other in this slim tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE DAD by Joanna Walsh
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"Better books about loving fathers and the things they do for their children abound. (Picture book. 4-7)"
I Love Mom (2014) gets its companion title from Walsh and Abbot. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE YOU, BABY! by Claire Freedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Sure to find love on the baby-shower circuit. (Picture book. 1-3)"
A love song of sorts from parent to child, illustrated with animal families and a surfeit of snuggles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BIGGEST KISS by Joanna Walsh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 20, 2011

"Although a bit on the slight side, this offering is infused with a warm, light humor just right for cuddling up with a young tyke or sharing with a gathering for storytime. (Picture book. 2-5)"
This title previously published in the U.K. takes a cozy look at all kinds of kisses. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GLITTER by Stella J. Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"For little artists eager to spread some cheer with their glitter pens—on paper, of course. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Gloria, a little rhino, loves to spread "glittery happiness" in all her ventures. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AXE FOR AN ABBOT by Elizabeth Eyre
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 1996

"A little breathing room is called for, but the main man is incisive and the action nonstop- -enough for a mildly engrossing romp through history."
Yet another chronicle of evil doings in olden days, and a fifth outing for quietly macho Renaissance man Sigismondo Da Rocca and his servant Benno—an appealing young man who appears dim- witted but misses nothing (Poison for the Prince, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 9, 1992

"Glossary; chronology; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
The heroic efforts of the International Crane Foundation to preserve a severely endangered species through education, a multinational breeding program, and an airlift of eggs from Siberia to central Wisconsin. Read full book review >