Search Results: "Katie Van Camp"


BOOK REVIEW

HARRY AND HORSIE by Katie Van Camp
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Young boys and space adventurers will adore this captivating, exuberant and contagious tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
It's past bedtime, but Harry and Horsie are still awake, drawn to the Super Duper Bubble Blooper aglow in the moonlight. Read full book review >

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COOKIEBOT! by Katie Van Camp
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2011

"Inventive, animated and irresistible. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Harry and Horsie return to battle a giant, cookie-eating robot in this winning tale that will satisfy sweet tooth and thrill-seeker alike. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAMP by Michael D. Eisner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2005

"A well-told story of the raw ingredients of growing up, free of bluster but full of brio. (Eight-page photo insert, not seen)"
A valentine to summer camp from recently deposed Disney CEO Eisner, who makes it clear why the camp reverberates for him to this very day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLYAWAY KATIE by Polly Dunbar
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2004

"Exuberant, to say the least. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A joyous cure for a case of the doldrums. Read full book review >

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WE SANG YOU HOME by Richard Van Camp
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"The parents' certainty that their baby is 'the best of all of us' is an affirmation every baby should hear. (Board book. 3 mos.-2)"
In words and pictures, a pair of parents celebrates their little one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"The starting point for Van Camp's investigation is outwardly arbitrary, but the result is personal and fun. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Van Camp (A Man Called Raven, 1997, etc.) explains to readers how, on the day it was "so cold the snow is holding its breath," he impishly posed a single question to friends and family: "What's the most beautiful thing you know about horses?" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE YOU by Richard Van Camp
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A poetic and joyful celebration. (Board book. 3-18 mos.)"
A mother and father profess their love for their little one. Read full book review >

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KATIE AND THE DINOSAURS by James Mayhew
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1992

"The plot's predictable if ever-popular, while Mayhew's creatures are appealingly anthropomorphized and set in a lush landscape, skillfully rendered in sepia line and glowing watercolors. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Leaving Grandma, who scorns dinosaurs, drowsing on a museum bench, Katie slips through a forbidden door for a prehistoric adventure: she helps lost baby Hadrosaurus find his parents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 20, 2012

"This brief novel is appropriate for children (as long as they are as precocious as Katie) as well as young adults and older adults intrigued by the often surprising wisdom and insight of young children."
The story of a precocious 6-year-old, Katie, whose Christmas wish list is not for toys and gifts for herself, but rather for good things to happen to people she cares about. Read full book review >