Search Results: "Lisa Moser"


BOOK REVIEW

RAILROAD HANK by Lisa Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"An endearing tale of a jovial fellow, trying to do good by the world. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A lovable engineer gets confused and takes a train full of surprises up a mountain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KISSES ON THE WIND by Lisa Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"This soothing and wise tale holds universal appeal for any child coping with change. (Picture Book. 4-8)"
This quiet tale examines the division of families and the ensuing sorrow brought about by westward expansion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WATERMELON WISHES by Lisa Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 12, 2006

"Moser works in some nice horticultural details, and Schuett's radiant pictures, in acrylic and gouache, are as warm and friendly as the story. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Charlie and his Grandpap's special project is the watermelon patch, and Charlie declares they should grow a "wishing watermelon" in the patch. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STORIES FROM BUG GARDEN by Lisa Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 2016

"Whimsical and delightful, a celebration of imagination. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An abandoned garden is the setting for joyful play by an array of small creatures. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SQUIRREL'S FUN DAY by Lisa Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"Lovable characters, accessible text, and fresh, spirited illustrations combine nicely here to create a story even the most reluctant readers are sure to enjoy. (Early reader. 5-8)"
This squirrel is ready for adventure! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SQUIRREL’S WORLD by Lisa Moser
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"This kinesthetic trip through Squirrel's 'good, good, good day,' less predictable than most easy-reader fare, will charm and challenge emergent readers—and the critter's final-page snooze should satisfy on several levels. (Fiction. 5-7)"
Bridging the turf between easy readers and beginning chapter books, this story stars a very squirrelly squirrel fond of declarations in triplicate: "Got to go. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COWBOY BOYD AND MIGHTY CALLIOPE by Lisa Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"A ten-gallon hat full of fun, with a heartfelt message to boot. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A cowboy and his rhino (yes, rhino!) defy convention in this fresh and funny tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS by Barry  Moser
adapted by Barry Moser, illustrated by Barry Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"Never has that big bad wolf been better served. (Picture book/folktale. 6-8)"
The chubby piglets are very small, the wolf big, bony, and very bad, in this sly retelling of the familiar tale. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

LISA CAREY
by Megan Labrise

The Stolen Child may be set on a fairy-filled Irish island, but it is “Magical realism of the best kind, utterly devoid of whimsy,” according to Kirkus’ starred review.

“My friends loved that quote, ‘utterly devoid of whimsy,’ ” says author Lisa Carey, who was recently abroad in Turkey, where we reached her by phone. “They said that ...


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BOOK REVIEW

TUCKER PFEFFERCORN by Barry  Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"Worth pondering. (Picture book. 5-10)"
As he did with The Tinderbox (1990), Moser sets a story based on ``Rumpelstiltskin'' in Appalachia and updates its themes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLY! by Barry  Moser
by Barry Moser, illustrated by Barry Moser
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Sept. 30, 1993

"Bibliography. (Nonfiction. 8+)"
Subtitle: A Brief History of Flight Illustrated. Read full book review >