Search Results: "Laura Ellen"


BOOK REVIEW

BUNNIES by Laura Ellen Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Cheery and colorful, though not extraordinary. (Board book. 1-3)"
A cluster of bunnies plays the day away. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ABC KIDS by Laura Ellen Williams
ABC BOOKS
Released: June 1, 2000

"Of course, all the smiling, dirty, sleeping, pensive, joyful, shiny faces blatantly manipulate the viewer's emotions, but only the most curmudgeonly will object. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Here's a recipe tried and true: on each page, one large letter, one familiar word that begins with that letter, and one big, bright close-up color photo of a beautiful young child. Read full book review >

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EVIL EMPEROR PENGUIN by Laura Ellen Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2017

"A fantastically fun cartoon romp. (Graphic fantasy. 7-11)"
In this graphic charmer, an evil penguin, his octopus sidekick, and a cuddly minion take on a diabolical feline. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG BOB, LITTLE BOB by James Howe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Free to be Big Bob, Little Bob, and Blossom. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Friendship transcends gender norms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLIND SPOT by Laura Ellen
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 23, 2012

"Though there's entirely too much going on, this is an engaging page turner with a very likable protagonist. (Mystery. 12-18) "
A girl with macular degeneration finds herself the key witness in a murder mystery set in Alaska. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW BABIES by Laura Ellen Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A simple and beautiful introduction to animals that make their homes in snowy climes. (Board book. 1-3)"
Anderson's square, sturdy board book features baby animals romping, playing and snoozing in the snow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WITCH SWITCH by Sibéal Pounder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Plenty of zany fun in the land of the little witches. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Another wild romp in Sinkville follows Witch Wars (2016) as Tiga and her friends try to solve the mystery of disappearing witches. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BECAUSE GOD LOVES ME by Juliet Groom
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"A sweet, colorful start for a Christian spiritual journey. (Board book. 2-4)"
A cheery child gives thanks to God. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WITCH WARS by Sibéal Pounder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"A sweet little magical tale with at least one sequel on the way. (Paranormal comedy. 8-12)"
A girl dives down a drainpipe to discover a world of witches, and everybody there thinks she's one too. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IF AN ARMADILLO WENT TO A RESTAURANT by Ellen Fischer
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 2, 2014

"A good joke that lost its way a bit. (Picture book. 4-7)"
What do animals eat? In question-and-answer form, the human narrator compares animal restaurant orders with her own. Read full book review >