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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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WE WERE BROTHERS by Barry  Moser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"With masterful narrative control, Moser reveals the narrowness of perspective as well as the limitations of memory."
This boyhood memoir reveals much more than it ever explicitly states, with its tight focus on boyhood, brotherhood, estrangement, and reconciliation. Read full book review >