Search Results: "Lisa McCourt"


BOOK REVIEW

YOU CAN DO IT, STINKY FACE! by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 29, 2016

"Sentiment, text, and illustrations all cry out for a reissue in a larger format. (Board book. 3-5)"
Using a board-book format, McCourt brings a message of unconditional parental love and support to the youngest story listeners. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, STINKY FACE by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2016

"A delightful read that really needs a larger canvas in a full-size picture book. (Board book. 3-5)"
In a new entry in the popular series, Stinky Face and his mama together imagine all that could go wrong at bedtime. Read full book review >

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN, STINKY FACE by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"One can never have too many Halloween picture books, and readers already familiar with Stinky Face and his imaginative fears will enjoy this one. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Long-time collaborators McCourt and Moore offer another holiday Stinky Face book. Read full book review >

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THE MOST THANKFUL THING by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Like the child in the tale, readers will enjoy spending a long time poring over the many fun details included in the illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young girl explores her mother's scrap book searching for clues to discover the one thing for which her mother feels most grateful. Read full book review >

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GRANNY’S DRAGON by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Sweet and fun. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A very pastel take on the old I-don't-want-to-go-to-bed-because-of-the-monster routine. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, PRINCESS PRUNEY TOES by Lisa McCourt
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 2001

"Artwork as color-shot and fleeting as pixie dust accompanies McCourt's jubilant, honeyed observance of the father-daughter bond. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Tooth-achingly sweet but winning is this bedtime tale of a princess and her royal father from the team that produced It's Time for School, Stinky Face (2000) and its predecessors. Read full book review >

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MERRY CHRISTMAS, STINKY FACE by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"She'll come up with some clever solution. (Picture book. 3-7)"
McCourt and Moore (It's Time for School, Stinky Face, 2000, etc.) continue their collaborative examination of one imaginative little boy with a major case of the "what-if's," the fourth in the successful series. Read full book review >

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IT’S TIME FOR SCHOOL, STINKY FACE by Lisa McCourt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"This descendant of Margaret Wise Brown's Runaway Bunny will soothe anxious parents too. (Picture Book. 5-8)"
Even after I Love You, Stinky Face (1997) and I Miss You, Stinky Face (1999), Mother is still providing reassuring answers to her affectionately nicknamed child's extravagant questions. Read full book review >

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YUMMIEST LOVE by Lisa McCourt
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Mercifully, McCourt abjures a rhyming text, but otherwise this love-fest does little to stand out from the crowd. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A bear parent and child celebrate their love together. Read full book review >

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TIME REMAINING by James McCourt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 1993

"McCourt is no easy writer, but his way with disorder and sorrow—early and late- -is not to be missed."
In the latest from McCourt (Mawdrew Czgowchwz, 1975; Kate Wayfaring in ``Avenged'', 1984), the first story of two—``I Go Back to the Mais Oui''—acts as an overture for its much longer successor. Read full book review >

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DELANCEY'S WAY by James McCourt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 28, 2000

"A bit hyperactive even for a thriller, but McCourt's narrative has a nice satiric edge and an air of credibility that make it worth packing for the next campaign."
McCourt's latest potboiler cuts an uneven swath through the nation's capital, lovingly portrayed (in the sharpest Hogarthian lines) as a nest of social climbers, criminals, homosexuals, mafiosi, religious fanatics, black supremacists, and politicians. Read full book review >