Search Results: "Lizzy Rockwell"


BOOK REVIEW

A BIRD IS A BIRD by Lizzy Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"Widely useful, this should be a welcome addition to the nature shelf. (Informational picture book. 3-7)"
Birds have beaks and wings and begin as eggs, like some other animals, but only a bird has feathers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PLANTS FEED ME by Lizzy Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Delicious on its own, and it will pair well with other books about gardens, plants and healthy eating habits. (Informational picture book. 2-5)"
This simplest of informational picture books offers a sensible, sunny celebration of the plants—specifically the parts of plants—that we eat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HELLO BABY! by Lizzy Rockwell
Released: April 1, 1999

"An upbeat, encouraging account. (Picture book. 5-8)"
PLB 0-517-80012-8 Rockwell (who illustrated Anne Rockwell's Halloween Day, 1997, etc.) focuses on a young boy as he and his family prepare for the birth of his baby sister. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BUSY BODY BOOK by Lizzy Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2004

"Although Rockwell avoids some touchy areas in the text, her introduction to this complex subject may be a useful springboard for discussion, especially in elementary classrooms. (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
This well-meaning introduction to physical fitness and the workings of the human body bounces around thematically rather like the two children on pogo sticks shown on the cover, without addressing the crux of the matter: kids who don't exercise are likely to be overweight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAREER DAY by Anne Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2000

"A sparkling, family-centered, no-threat introduction to considerations of what might be fun for little ones to do when they grow up. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The mother-daughter team of Anne and Lizzy Rockwell (Thanksgiving Day, 1999, etc.) presents their fourth visit to Mrs. Madoff's busy, bright, and active classroom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HALLOWEEN DAY by Anne Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 1997

"Some readers will think it's a real stretch that the children don't recognize their teacher in costume; repeat visits to this book will probably depend on the appeal of the snappy artwork. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A story about Mrs. Madoff's ten schoolchildren, all decked out in their Halloween costumes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ST. PATRICK’S DAY by Anne Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Given the paucity of books on the subject despite perennial demand, it will be deservedly welcomed by teachers in many settings. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The Rockwells mother and daughter bring to St. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHO LIVES IN AN ALLIGATOR HOLE? by Anne Rockwell
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"A good introduction to alligators, reptiles and endangered species. (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
Rockwell's latest Let's Read and Find Out introduces readers to alligators and the role they play in their habitat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VALENTINE’S DAY by Anne Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 31, 2000

"Leave it to the Rockwells to find a new story for a commonplace event: a story with heart. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This mother/daughter team returns to Mrs. Madoff's serene classroom to celebrate Valentine's Day in a very special way. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POTS AND PANS by Anne Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 1993

"Simple, refreshing, and an inspiration to parents who may not have realized what entertaining—and educational—resources they have in their kitchens. (Picture book. 1-4)"
How nice to have it recognized that colanders and wooden spoons can be not only works of art but also the best of toys. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ZOO DAY by Anne Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"Following on Library Day (2016), this is a lovely addition to the creators' series on first experiences. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A little boy visits the zoo for the first time and is enthralled by all its wonders. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIBRARY DAY by Anne Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Calling all young children to libraries everywhere. (Informational picture book. 3-6)"
Don visits the local library with his dad and experiences the joys of storytime, meeting a new friend, selecting his own books to take home, and getting his very own library card. Read full book review >