Search Results: "Leslie Lammle"


BOOK REVIEW

PRINCESS WANNABE by Leslie Lammle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2014

"Despite the can't-miss lesson, it's nice that storytime is such a big deal, even in the castle, and children will enjoy seeing all the familiar characters gathered here. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A frothy bit of storytelling and soft, squiggly art full of easily recognized folk from other tales. Read full book review >

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ONCE UPON A SATURDAY by Leslie Lammle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"While the concept is not new, this sprightly tale underscores the importance of approaching life's less-than-thrilling necessities with good humor. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A little girl awakens brimming with weekend plans only to be thwarted by her chore list. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NED THE KNITTING PIRATE by Diana Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Cast on, cast off, and set sail for a great yarn. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Can one pirate ship contain both knitting needles and pirates' cutlasses? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAJAMA PIRATES by Andrew Kramer
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"A swell choice for small pirate adventurers ready to clash swords from the comfort of their own beds. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Nighttime is the right time for adventurous children to sail the high seas in this sweet bedtime book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOP! HOP! by Leslie Patricelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"As bright and bold as the holiday it celebrates. (Board book. 1-2)"
An excited little one celebrates Easter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOBBLE, GOBBLE, TUCKER! by Leslie McGuirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A meandering tale about a special day that Tucker fans will gobble right up. (Board book. 2-4)"
This brief introduction to Thanksgiving stars a winsome white terrier named Tucker (Ho, Ho, Ho Tucker!, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MOOGEES MOVE HOUSE by Leslie McGuirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"Not so much bibliotherapy for families on the move as a quick burst of verbal foolery, tailor-made for reading aloud. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A picky family goes house hunting in this brief but intensely silly outing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AT THE SEA FLOOR CAFÉ by Leslie Bulion
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"EWSLUGp2006—even the surprise among the school of krill on the endpapers will make readers smile. (Informational poetry. 8-12)"
From snapping shrimp with bubble-shooting claws to the Osedax worm that digests whalebones on the ocean floor, intriguing and unusual sea creatures are introduced in this collection of 18 engaging poems written in a variety of forms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BIRTHDAY BOX by Leslie Patricelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"The narrative voice is older than the child in the pictures, and next to Antoinette Portis's Not a Box (2006), and several other takes on the familiar premise, this lacks the emotional range allowed by a longer format. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Patricelli, author of several board books, graduates prematurely from cardboard to paper pages for this cheery birthday monologue narrated by a toddler who gets more play mileage out of a big box than the puppy it holds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNAIL BOY by Leslie McGuirk
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2003

Move over, Clifford. Read full book review >