Search Results: "Lynn Munsinger"


BOOK REVIEW

LOTS OF LAMBS by Laura Numeroff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"A possibility for bedtime use, considering the soporific verse and routine (at best) 'enhancements.' (Novelty. 2-5)"
This insipid ovine litany pairs a monotonous, uninspired rhyme with poorly designed extras and bland scenes of clothed sheep at play. Read full book review >

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WHAT PUPPIES DO BEST by Laura Numeroff
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 7, 2011

"Utterly adorable. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What's cuter than a puppy? Puppies with children, as this book effectively demonstrates. Read full book review >

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BATTER UP WOMBAT by Helen Lester
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 21, 2006

"Comically absurd wordplay and Munsinger's typically goofy art make this an unbeatable combination. (Picture book. 4-8)"
"The Champs weren't," writes Lester, introducing Munsinger's hairy, delightful baseballers. Read full book review >

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TACKY AND THE HAUNTED IGLOO by Helen Lester
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 21, 2015

"Halloween has not been as shivery, silly, and satisfying as in this polar romp. (Picture book. 4-8)"
While his friends busy themselves getting the igloo ready for Halloween, Tacky the Penguin is less than helpful. Read full book review >

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WHAT GRANDMAS DO BEST/WHAT GRANDPAS DO BEST by Laura Numeroff
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Grandparents (and their offspring) will love this one. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Numeroff's grandmas and grandpas are lots of fun to be with in this charming flip-flop book—grandmas on one side, grandpas on the other. Read full book review >

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WANTED: BEST FRIEND by A.M. Monson
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Best friend'' means the friend Cat can best tolerate in a field of rejects. (Picture book. 4-8)"
After being repeatedly thrashed at checkers, Mouse suggests to Cat a game of crazy eights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DINOSAURS FOREVER by William Wise
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2000

"There will always be Dinosaurs!' (Poetry. 5-9)"
Twenty-one dinosaur poems and dozens of humorous drawings to delight dinosaur lovers of all ages will make this new collection a real favorite. Read full book review >

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DINOSAURS IN DISGUISE by Stephen Krensky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"An If the Dinosaurs Came Back for modern times. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A small, light-skinned blond boy has a theory that the dinosaurs are just in hiding until the moment is right for a reappearance. Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRDDAY, TACKY! by Helen Lester
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"Another enthusiastic embrace of silliness from Antarctica. (Picture book. 3-6)"
It takes a lot of planning to put together the perfect penguin party. And even then... Read full book review >

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ALL FOR ME AND NONE FOR ALL by Lynn Munsinger
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2012

"Given a name like Gruntly, there's little to expect but greed, but this pig flies to higher ground. (Picture book. 4-8) "
Gruntly is a literal and metaphorical hog who serves as his own comeuppance in this gentle, if spirited, admonition. Read full book review >

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THE UNDERGROUND GATORS by Tina Casey
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"Fun enough, in an ephemeral sort of way. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Casey offers a free-association reply to a question she heard many times as an employee of New York's Department of Environmental Protection. Read full book review >