Search Results: "Maggie Smith"


BOOK REVIEW

PIGS IN PAJAMAS by Maggie Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"Practicable if not peerless practice for picking up plosives. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Presenting a precious piggy pajama party. Read full book review >

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MY BLUE BUNNY, BUBBIT by Maggie Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"New older siblings won't be blue for long thanks to this sweet, if special, offering. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Part special-stuffed-animal tale, part new-baby story, part craft extravaganza, this picture book has a little something for everyone, so long as that "everyone" enjoys sewing narratives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONE NAKED BABY by Maggie Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2007

"A great addition to any collection. (Picture book. 1-5)"
A day's activities negate the result of a toddler's morning bath in this delightful counting adventure. Read full book review >

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DEAR DAISY, GET WELL SOON by Maggie Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2000

"There is also a refrain—'and sent it over to Daisy'—that will give young readers an opportunity to chime in. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Smith (This Is Your Garden, 1998) tucks a primer of the days of the week and the numbers one through five into the grand notion of being a good friend. Read full book review >

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THIS IS YOUR GARDEN by Maggie Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 1998

"Perhaps best of all, in the gathering exuberance of the little girl's flowerbed, there is real provocation to get a garden going, to see if the glorious raucousness of Smith's pages can be duplicated in the earth. (Picture book. 5-8)"
PLB 0-517-70993-7 A primer for young gardeners, tuning them in to the basics for starting a garden and then maintaining it. Read full book review >

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GOOD THING YOU’RE NOT AN OCTOPUS! by Julie Markes
ANIMALS
Released: March 31, 2001

"A wonderfully droll way to diffuse toddler tantrums, this should be tucked into every diaper bag. (Picture book. 3-6)"
First-time author Markes's impish tale will tickle tiny funny bones. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAISLEY by Maggie Smith
by Maggie Smith, illustrated by Maggie Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 10, 2004

"However, humor aside, Smith's tale of true bliss discovered and dreams achieved sends a heart-warming message that younger readers can treasure. (Picture book.5-8)"
Smith's hilarious tale recounts the misadventures of a stuffed elephant's search to discover his "Perfect Match." Read full book review >

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AND I HAVE YOU by Maggie Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Very sweet but not particularly fresh. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A celebration of the mother-child bond. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIS IS THE BABY by Candace Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 12, 2004

"This baby is a fun, giggly romp. (Picture book. 2-4)"
As this story reveals, dressing a toddler can be like performance art. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FEET, GO TO SLEEP by Barbara Bottner
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"This technique for drifting off to slumber is surely worth a try. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When every inch of you is bone tired, why not try falling asleep bit by bit? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUR LIBRARY by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 18, 2008

"Librarians will probably find it hard to pass up. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Bunting wastes no time getting started in this energetic story about a small-town library in jeopardy. Read full book review >