Search Results: "K.P. Bath"


BOOK REVIEW

ESCAPE FROM CASTLE CANT by K.P. Bath
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Escape from this is necessary. (Fiction. 10-13)"
In this disappointing sequel to The Secret of Castle Cant (2004), stepsisters Lucy Wickwright, illegitimate daughter of the recently deceased Lord Cant and rightful heir according to the Causist rebels, and Pauline von Cant, Lord Cant's daughter by marriage and rightful heir according to the Loyalist faction, are constantly on the run. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET OF CASTLE CANT by K.P. Bath
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"With its quirky medieval setting and unpretentious, underdog heroine, this story will appeal to young fans of that other popular orphan. (Fiction. 10-14)"
The Barony of Cant is difficult to find on a map, usually hidden within the folds, but within this anachronistic land, which uses catapults and dungeons, but receives hand-me-down clothes from America, lives Lucy Wickwright. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TINY'S BATH by Cari Meister
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Davis's playful illustrations romp alongside the beginning reader text, using an easy, loping giganticism to portray this big pet's appeal. (Picture book. 5-7)"
In this Easy-to-Read entry is a dog large enough to chase Clifford the big red dog right out of town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BATH TIME by Eileen Spinelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"Sure to provide the incentive for wet and wonderful fun. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Bath time can be fun time, especially when you can include all of your favorite floating friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ELLIOT’S BATH by Andrea Beck
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"Fans of the books will not be disappointed, but there's not much else to recommend. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Several stuffed animals run into a problem when Socks the monkey inadvertently spills paint on herself and on Elliot the plush moose. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BERNARD'S BATH by Joan Elizabeth Goodman
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"Nevertheless, a good-time lesson. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Bernard, an elephant, is cut from the same reluctant mold as Russell Hoban's Frances with her bedtime finaglings and Rosemary Wells's Edward the ever-unready bear (p. 1437). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEASTY BATH by Robert Neubecker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"The rhythm of the rhyming couplets is perfect for a bedtime read-aloud, while the illustrations provide a chance for pretending. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A loving mother catches her beast for the start of a beloved bedtime ritual. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Gorilla Bath by Edward Rowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2015

"Extremely short vignettes that often hit the mark, but a more focused selection with a unifying theme might have had greater appeal."
Rowe (Smile When You Get There, 2015) offers a short collection of lighthearted observations, illustrated with cartoons and drawings.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIME FOR A BATH by Phillis Gershator
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Will the book convince a child that bathtime is a happy time? It won't take many reads to get them to want to try and find out. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Gershator and Walker's bunnies from Time for a Hug (co-authored by Mim Green, 2013) return to explore the seasons and reasons for bathtime. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ESTELLE TAKES A BATH by Jill Esbaum
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Prepare for a bunch of rowdy story-timers as they giggle over the never-quite-totally-nude Estelle. (Picture book. 4-7)"
While a winter storm rages outside, Estelle relaxes by taking a long, hot, peppermint bubble bath. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OH NO, BATH TIME! by Sam Garton
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"Not a keeper of an early reader. (Early reader. 5-7)"
Otter enjoys playing outside with Teddy but doesn't enjoy baths—at first. Read full book review >