Search Results: "Kallie George"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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 >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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 >

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GEORGE SAUNDERS
by David L. Ulin

George Saunders never meant to write a novel. Or maybe he had come to a certain acceptance about his work. “I had gotten to the place,” he admits, over the phone from Santa Cruz, California, where he is on book tour, “where I was all right with not writing a novel. You know, me and Alice Munro: we don’t ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"It's sure to bring out the green thumb of many an educator, and it just may provoke some kids to get out in their own yards and make a garden. (bibliography, websites) (Informational picture book. 5-8, adult)"
Ancona takes readers on a yearlong tour of one Santa Fe, N.M., school garden. Read full book review >