Search Results: "Karma Wilson"


BOOK REVIEW

DUDDLE PUCK by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Encouragement for all who waddle to the beat of a different drummer. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A newly arrived duck who would rather oink, neigh, and even belt out "HIP-HIP HOORAY!" than quack has all the farmyard's residents aflutter. Read full book review >

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BEAR SEES COLORS by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"Light on story but full of delightful details and lots of color practice, this is sure to garner many new fans for Bear and his group of friends. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Wilson and Chapman's Bear is back, this time for younger listeners who are learning colors. Read full book review >

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BEAR FEELS SICK by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 11, 2007

"This is a sure soother for anyone home sick in bed. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This gentle rhyming tale about being sick and taking care of friends is sure to cheer up even the sniffliest of small patients. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR'S LOOSE TOOTH by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 30, 2011

"Though it is light on specific information about how and why teeth are lost, most children will enjoy relating to Bear in his latest oh-so-cozy adventure. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Wilson and Chapman continue this popular series that began with Bear Snores On (2002). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEVER, EVER SHOUT IN A ZOO by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

"Young viewers might enjoy seeing zoo animals running about and laughing in triumph, but the art and text are too insecurely connected to make any sort of whole. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Oddly misguided work from a usually reliable illustrator sinks this cautionary monologue, written in animated rhymed prose, about the perils of startling wild animals. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL STRIKE AT THE ZOO. IT’S TRUE! by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2006

"Young readers will not only stumble over the text's markedly irregular metrics, they are also likely to wonder how animals on strike are different from those on the job, as standing or sitting idly about is what real zoo residents usually do anyway. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Sunny scenes featuring dot-eyed, shiny-surfaced zoo animals give this otherwise ill-conceived outing visual polish, at least. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAMA ALWAYS COMES HOME by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2005

"Yes, we get it, but couldn't you say it a bit more prettily? (Picture book. 3-7)"
A rather ho-hum production on a familiar theme. Read full book review >

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BEAR SNORES ON by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Little ones will snuggle into bed on a snowy night to hear this one. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Snug in his cave, not even some visitors seeking shelter from the storm can wake Bear. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABY, I LOVE YOU by Karma Wilson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Dec. 22, 2009

"Still, only Cruella de Vil couldn't love this book; everyone else will dissolve into baby-loving protoplasm. (Ages 6 mos.-2)"
"Love my baby's / little hands, / love those / little fingers, too. // Love my baby, / little one. / Oh, my baby, / I love you!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR COUNTS by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Bear's fans may get practice counting the number of times they ask for this again. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Having tackled one concept in Bear Sees Colors (2014), Bear and his charming woodland friends now address the numbers from one through five. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUTSIDE THE BOX by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"At once affirming, silly, and poignant: a stunning visual and poetic compendium on growing up. (Poetry. 8-11)"
A charming, gorgeously illustrated children's collection of light verse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR SAYS THANKS by Karma Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A tender tale of friendship, timed for Thanksgiving. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In a new companion to Bear Snores On and Bear Wants More (2002, 2003), a lovable bevy of friends come together again for feast and fun. Read full book review >