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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

WANDERLUST by Lucy Silag
FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"Transcending the claustrophobic melodrama, she's a breath of fresh air. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
This loosely plotted sequel to Beautiful Americans (2008), again narrated by four U.S. teens abroad, sends them dashing around France over Christmas break from their Parisian prep school. Read full book review >