Search Results: "Linda Bleck"


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT'S IN MY TRUCK? by Linda Bleck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"This convoy is sure to please the toddler set and beyond. (Board book. 2-4)"
Readers can explore the cargoes of five different trucks by lifting 30-plus flaps. Read full book review >

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THE CITY KID & THE SUBURB KID by Deb Pilutti
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"Readers may just start clamoring for their parents to take them on a trip. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The classic fable gets an update and a clever book design in this debut. Read full book review >

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A NEW BEGINNING by Wendy Pfeffer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Still, with a corrected picture replacing this one page, this could be a valuable seasonal resource, as are the two previous (and correct) titles about winter and fall. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-8)"
Continuing her tributes to the seasons, Pfeffer explores spring in her latest science/history title. Read full book review >

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WHAT'S IN MY TRAIN? by Linda Bleck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Confirmed train fans should check out true informational train books at 625.2; for toddlers, stick with age-appropriate classics by Donald Crews or Byron Barton. (Board book. 2-4)"
Fans of Thomas the Tank Engine may be tempted by this busy, lift-the-flap board book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SANTA'S HAT by Linda Bleck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Not particularly hilarious or inventive, but a simple and satisfying enough story for the season. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Santa can't find his hat on Christmas Eve, so he tries on lots of other types of headwear until Mrs. Claus and the elves solve his problem. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LONGEST DAY by Wendy Pfeffer
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"A comfortable, multidimensional investigation of the Summer Solstice that transcends time and place. (facts, activities) (Informational picture book. 7-9)"
In this fourth of a series (A New Beginning, 2008, etc.), science, myth and custom merge into a celebratory introduction to the Summer Solstice. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE YOU, NOSE! I LOVE YOU, TOES! by Linda Davick
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2013

"Sharing this jolly, cheeky ode with little ones will produce some giggles while helping to instill an appreciation for the wondrous human body and all its necessary parts. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A bubbly celebration of the human body. Read full book review >

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LOVE YOU WHEN... by Linda Kranz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Artistically inspirational, if not inspired itself. (Picture book. 3-8)"
This love letter of a book from parent to child includes lovely photographs of carefully arranged and painted rocks, but an uninspired text falls short of its original artistic conceit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOW I NAMED THE BABY by Linda Shute
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1993

A new gambit in the waiting-for-the-baby game: after James volunteers to help think of the perfect name, he and his family discuss and negotiate a typical—and amusing—array of suggestions: James's ``Mapleanne'' (``a little too new,'' Dad demurs); Grams's ``fine old family names...Gomer, Ethel'' (``a little too old,'' says James). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALFONSE, WHERE ARE YOU? by Linda Wikler
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1996

"Spirited watercolors, in a realistic style, show all the fun. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Alfonse is a big goose compared to Little Bird, and when they play hide-and-seek together, it takes Alfonse a while to find a place large enough for cover. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EYE SPY by Linda Bourke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

A cleverly designed book with a single letter plus four square illustrations across each double spread. Read full book review >