Search Results: "Lisze Bechtold"


BOOK REVIEW

SALLY AND THE PURPLE SOCKS by Lisze Bechtold
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"Perfectly in tune with the young child's uncanny ability to find wonder in the most quotidian of objects, Sally's quirky story will delight. (Picture book. 3-5)"
With a pared-down text and artfully minimalist illustrations in spring green and purple, Bechtold tells the imaginative tale of a magical pair of socks ordered from a catalog by a duck named Sally. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSTER THE VERY SHY DOG FINDS A KITTEN by Lisze Bechtold
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"Dog and cat lovers and shy kids everywhere will happily (and successfully) read and reread these stories. (Early reader. 4-8)"
Buster, the big, skittish brown dog, is back and is learning to assert himself (Buster, the Very Shy Dog, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSTER, THE VERY SHY DOG by Lisze Bechtold
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1999

"Scoot over, Mudge. (Fiction. 6-8)"
Bechtold makes a sturdy debut with these three episodes in the life of a big dog with scrawny self-esteem. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOOTS THE CAT by Karla Kuskin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"If some of the poems seem to celebrate any cat rather than the titular Toots, the collection nevertheless stands as an entirely sweet rumination on the joys of pet ownership and as such will find many happy and simpatico child readers. (Picture book/poetry. 4-8)"
This love letter to the poet's cat celebrates with rueful affection the many different joys and annoyances of being owned by a pet. Read full book review >