Search Results: "Lee Wildish"


BOOK REVIEW

LEE by Tito Perdue
Released: Aug. 15, 1991

"A promising debut."
A first novel that follows an old man, a kind of Old Testament prophet full of books and anger at the age, as he wanders— sometimes violently—through the modern urban world and into his own past. Read full book review >

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THE KNITWITS MAKE A MOVE! by Abigail  Tabby
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"This may get a few chuckles, but for true laughs that have stood the test of time, stick with the original literal-thinker: Amelia Bedelia. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A combination of the Dumb Bunnies and Amelia Bedelia, the KnitWits will surely appeal to juvenile humor. Parents? Not so much. Read full book review >

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HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDPA by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2012

"A good choice for just those days when Mom and Dad do go away and leave their children in charge of Grandpa. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Reagan's second outing is a tongue-in-cheek reversal of roles as a young boy instructs readers on how best to entertain and care for a grandpa while Mom and Dad are away. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DRAGON STEW by Steve Smallman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"The ending's a bit of a letdown, but readers both young and old should laugh at the resemblance of these ragtag Vikings to resourceful kids battling boredom in the backyard. (Picture book. 4-7)"
"Five bored Vikings went out hiking," looking for adventure...or just something to do. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THOMAS AND THE DRAGON QUEEN by Shutta Crum
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 13, 2010

"Fans of Gerald Morris's similar tales of knightly morality will find this one disappointingly thin. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
A teenage knight sets out to rescue a princess kidnapped by a dragon and discovers that compromise will (sometimes) solve more problems than violence. Read full book review >

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WILLIAM AND THE WITCH'S RIDDLE by Shutta Crum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"An exciting, neatly crafted adventure. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
There is more to the tale of "Sleeping Beauty" than has been told through the centuries. Read full book review >

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HOW TO CATCH SANTA by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Maybe these kids should try babysitting Santa. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The creators of the bestselling How to Babysit a Grandpa (2012) and How to Babysit a Grandma (2014) continue their series with this story about a brother and sister who want to capture Santa on his annual visit to their home.Read full book review >

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HOW TO SURPRISE A DAD by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"It's an obvious choice for Father's Day, with year-round surprise applicability. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The successful team behind How to Babysit a Grandma (2014) returns to create a quick how-to title for those wanting to seriously surprise their father. Read full book review >

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HOW TO GET YOUR TEACHER READY by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A clever way to ensure everyone is ready for the first day. (Picture book. 4-7)"
After all the school-supply shopping and the back-to-school night, students are ready for their first days of school, but what about their teachers? Read full book review >

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HOW TO RAISE A MOM by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Still, this may be just the ticket for harried moms who want to point out all they do for their kids and get a little help in return—sly fun in other words. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mothers finally get their due from Reagan and Wildish, who instruct readers on how to raise a happy and healthy mom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RUNAWAY BOOGER by Matt Richtel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"Gourmets of all things gross will sniff at this. (Picture book. 6-8)"
While Mom's away, Dad and the kids will play. Read full book review >