Search Results: "Laura Vaccaro Seeger"


BOOK REVIEW

DOG AND BEAR by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"Seeger's tricks are readers' treats. (Early reader/picture book. 4-7)"
Dog and Bear return just in time for Halloween. Read full book review >

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BULLY by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Perhaps, then, this book is best a conversation starter about bullying rather than a fully developed story or commentary on this pressing social issue. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Characteristically impeccable design distinguishes Seeger's latest, even as pacing risks its overall success. Read full book review >

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WHAT IF? by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
ANIMALS
Released: April 27, 2010

"Simply gorgeous. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What if two seals are playing with a beach ball and it rolls up on shore? Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"The larger-than-usual trim size ensures a happy crossover between early readers and read-alouds—a great gift for both audiences. (Picture book/early reader. 4-8)"
A stuffed bear and an ebullient dachshund, best of friends, are introduced to beginning readers in three sweet chapters. Read full book review >

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LEMONS ARE NOT RED by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Clever, imaginative, and utterly beguiling. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A few words, a handful of brilliant colors and a bewitching idea will enchant the youngest of book lovers and their resident grownups, as did Seeger's Hidden Alphabet (2003). Read full book review >

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I USED TO BE AFRAID by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"The ingredients may be standard, but the recipe yields a fresh, new dish that's outstanding in almost every way. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Standard Seeger ingredients of careful die-cuts, lush painting, and child-centered text combine in her latest picture book. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 27, 2012

"In all, lovely, inventive, engrossing and interactive. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In lush paintings outfitted with cleverly positioned die cuts, Seeger's latest explores the color green. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOG AND BEAR by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2008

"Variations in perspective, body language and expression convey a wealth of information to complement the straightforward text, inviting readers to make their own interpretations and leading them to an understanding of the complex dynamics of friendship. (Picture book/early reader. 4-8)"
The two pals from last year's standout Dog and Bear return with three more stories that explore the little wrinkles that can develop in even the smoothest friendships. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONE BOY by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The illustrative objects appear to be unrelated to one another, and there is no pattern or narrative, but the final page discloses a rather convenient connecting thread: These are paintings that the all-alone boy has created to illustrate numbers one through ten. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Ask anyone—a boy can be clever, playful and unpredictable. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRST THE EGG by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Another perfectly pitched triumph from an emerging master of the concept book. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A deceptively simple, decidedly playful sequence of statements invites readers to ponder, what comes first: the chicken or the egg? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOG AND BEAR by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Superb. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Button-jointed Bear and his best friend Dog are back and still as wonderful as ever. Read full book review >

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THE HIDDEN ALPHABET by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Beautifully designed, fascinating to browse, and eminently successful. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An outstanding alphabet book that is graphically distinguished as well as useful for the purpose intended: object and letter identification. Read full book review >