Search Results: "Judy Hindley"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 1999

"The pleasure of movement flows from these pages, and the pleasure of company: 'And I'll tell you again—Kisses are little, smiles are wide—A hug is a bundle with you inside.' (Picture book. 2-5)"
Hindley (The Best Thing about a Puppy, 1998, etc.) offers an open invitation to toddlers to get physical in this joyful celebration of body parts from head to toe. Read full book review >

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BABY TALK by Judy Hindley
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"An added bonus: Baby's body language and words are perfectly in sync, so older siblings can practice 'reading' baby's cues. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Baby's busy day is punctuated by a few of the words and phrases he has learned. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INTO THE JUNGLE by Judy Hindley
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Jane Yolen's Welcome to the Green House (1993). (Picture book. 4-6)"
The author of A Piece of String is a Wonderful Thing (1993) and a greeting-card illustrator take a cautious walk down a jungle path: ``When you go into the jungle, go carefully. Read full book review >

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THE WHEELING AND WHIRLING-AROUND BOOK by Judy Hindley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Logic doesn't always prevail (if a quantity of water were dropped into space it would become ice, not a spherical drop of liquid), but on the whole the ubiquity and utility of round things are explored engagingly and broadly. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 4-10)"
This addition to the Read and Wonder series is a lighthearted survey of round shapes and, particularly, different types of circular motion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SLEEPY PLACES by Judy Hindley
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2006

"However, the parts lead one to expect more from the whole. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Hindley asks, as others have, "where do you choose for a nap or a snooze—where is your favorite place to sleep?" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHAT’S IN BABY’S MORNING by Judy Hindley
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2004

"Burroughes's sunny watercolors are soft and expressive, bringing the text to life with visual imagery just right for this tale of quiet happenings. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Hindley repeats and answers the titular question as baby, family, and "little Hup" tickle and giggle through the morning. Read full book review >

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THE BEST THING ABOUT A PUPPY by Judy Hindley
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"The best thing about this book is the way it makes readers smile with every turn of the page. (Picture book. 3-6)"
paper 0-7636-0597-2 Hindley (The Big Red Bus, 1995, etc.) masterfully captures the abundant energy and mischievousness of a puppy as it capers about, to the delight and exasperation of its new owner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROSY’S VISITORS by Judy Hindley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2001

"Young readers will be captivated by this visually intriguing and marvelously imaginative tale. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An intrepid tot with a yen for independence sets out to establish an abode of her own. Read full book review >

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THE BIG RED BUS by Judy Hindley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"The theme of this slight but engaging ride will appeal to youngsters fascinated with all things on wheels and give them guidance on how to get out of a scrape. (Picture book. 3-6)"
For the very young, an introduction to the joys of the traffic jam. Read full book review >

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DO LIKE A DUCK DOES! by Judy Hindley
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"The rhyming text filled with repetitive phrases make this a natural for reading aloud. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Five little ducklings follow their mother and do what all ducks do, but when a sixth large and very hairy duckling joins the line, Mama Duck must use her ingenuity to root out the imposter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SLEEPY BOOK by Judy Hindley
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 1992

"Indeed, a lullaby of a book. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In a sweet sing-song (``When the shadows grow/ and the night creeps round/ and the lights go on/ all over town...''), a gently rhythmic description of people wending their way to bed, while things that ``love the dark'' (stars, owls) come out. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOES A COW SAY BOO? by Judy Hindley
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2001

"A fresh approach to a popular topic. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Delightful pencil, watercolor, and crayon illustrations of multiethnic children accompanied by a lyrical narrative happily guide young readers through the many sights and sounds of the farm. Read full book review >