Search Results: "Lucy Jago"


BOOK REVIEW

THE COVEN'S DAUGHTER by Lucy Jago
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2011

"It's only when we lose the witches that the story comes to life. (Historical fantasy. 10-14)"
Cecily Perryn, 13, a lowly poultry girl in 1596 England, discovers a jeweled pendant enclosing a woman's portrait in the Earl of Montacute's hencoops. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"A fascinating picture of a scientist whose distinguished career deserves to be better known."
The awe-inspiring aurora borealis was, appropriately, first explained by a Norwegian scientist, whose story Jago sets forth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAISY'S TRACTOR by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"Well done, Maisy! Keep up the good work. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
Hop on the tractor for a busy day on the farm with the unflappable Maisy. Read full book review >

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MAISY'S PIRATE SHIP by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Not Maisy's finest exploit but likely to excite an 'ARRRR!' or two from scurvy knavelets who can't get enough of the redoubtable rodent. (Pop-up playscape. 3-5)"
Avast! On a pop-up pirate ship, punch-out figures of Capt. Maisy and her crew set sail in search of a treasure chest (also punch-out). Read full book review >

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MAISY LEARNS TO SWIM by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Young readers will appreciate this brief introduction to what occurs in most beginning aquatic lessons for children—sans any tears and fears. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Take the plunge with Maisy and her friends as they splash and wade through their first swimming lesson. Read full book review >

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YUMMY by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

In a considerable change of pace, Cousins steps away from Maisy's toddler-friendly world for short but briskly savage versions of several classic tales. Read full book review >

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MAISY’S BIG FLAP BOOK by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"Brimming with interactive educational opportunities—and a whole lot of fun to boot—this is a notable addition to the Maisy collection. (Board book. 2-5)"
Readers explore basic preschool concepts with that ever-popular mouse, Maisy (Happy Birthday Maisy, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAISY by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"A merry little tale that celebrates children's universal love of birthdays. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Toddlers can gleefully participate in the festivities in this Maisy (Maisy Goes to Bed, 1990, etc.) adventure. Read full book review >

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MAISY GOES TO LONDON by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"As a visit with Maisy goes, it's a typically colorful day, but readers should be aware they'll have to mind the gaps. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Maisy the mouse and her pals visit London. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DISPLACEMENT by Lucy Knisley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 8, 2015

"A moving but also very funny meditation on time, age and grace."
A 20-something cartoonist with a unique sense of humor sets off on a cruise to the Caribbean with her nonagenarian grandparents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THANK YOU GOD by J. Bradley Wigger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"God is not defined or delimited in any way, so that any believer might find a way to prayer in these words. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Simplicity made plain and lovely carries a nondenominational prayer of gratitude for all that is. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWO GIRLS STARING AT THE CEILING by Lucy Frank
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Riveting, humanizing and real. (Verse fiction. 13-17)"
Using innovative page design, Frank crafts an unflinching look at illness. Read full book review >