Search Results: "Kallie George"


BOOK REVIEW

SECRETS I KNOW by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 23, 2017

"Psst! This book holds delightful secrets. And these secrets shouldn't be missed. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A small girl shares her secrets (she knows "lots," and she knows "secrets are for whispering"). Read full book review >

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THE MELANCHOLIC MERMAID by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"The epilogue has an unexpected, romantic twist—heroic, adventurous, idealized—that bodes well for a sequel. (Picture book. 6-9)"
A mermaid is born with two tails, and a boy is born with webbed fingers in this lengthy original fairy tale. Read full book review >

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DUCK, DUCK, DINOSAUR by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Ultimately, with differences at least temporarily forgotten, everyone here is, as Spike puts it, 'HAPPY!' (Picture book. 3-5)"
Sibling competition is muffled beneath the wings of loving Mama Duck in this oblique pondside parable. Read full book review >

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BUBBLE BLAST by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"Time for a scrub? It's all in the marketing. (Early reader. 3-5)"
Two reluctant ducklings follow the lead of their humongous green sib to discover that bathtime is fun. Read full book review >

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DUCK, DUCK, DINOSAUR AND THE NOISE AT NIGHT by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 17, 2017

"Would that all such nighttime disturbances could be so easily explained. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The loud noise that keeps waking Feather, Flap, and Spike turns out to have a decidedly un-scary origin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GEORGE by Alex Gino
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Warm, funny, and inspiring. (Fiction. 9-12)"
George, a fourth-grader who knows she is a girl, despite appearances, begins to tell her secret. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GEORGE by Frank Keating
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"Washington remains an historic hero despite flaws and defeats. These are recounted in far more accomplished biographies, and children will be better served by reading about the real man elsewhere. (author's note, artist's note, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 8-11)"
By the age of 15, George Washington had written out a list of precepts taught to him by his teachers, the "Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation," by which he lived and was guided throughout his life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A TRUE HOME by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A plucky mouse finds her true home in this warm, winning tale. (Animal fantasy. 7-10)"
An orphan mouse unexpectedly arrives at Heartwood Hotel, which she hopes will become the home she's seeking. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LOST GIFT by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A delightful, quiet story with a subtle theme of giving to others as a gift in itself. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Four animal friends find a lost package that fell from Santa's sleigh, and by working together, they deliver the package for Santa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ENCHANTED EGG by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Graduates of sparkly chapter-book series will be right at home and looking for the next installment posthaste. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
Clover must take care of the Magical Animal Adoption Agency when Mr. Jams leaves her alone again.Read full book review >

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CLOVER'S LUCK by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Clover's sweet story is a good next step for lovers of the Magic Tree House. (Fantasy. 6-10)"
Clover might have a lucky name, but she is sure that she's the unluckiest girl ever. Read full book review >

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FLARE by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A sweetly fantastic addition to the early-reader shelf. (Early reader. 6-8)"
A little phoenix gets in touch with his feelings. Read full book review >