Search Results: "Michelle Meadows"


BOOK REVIEW

PIGGIES IN PAJAMAS by Michelle Meadows
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2013

"Piggies in pajamas: pure porky pleasure! (Picture book. 2-7)"
The piggies may be in their pajamas, but they have little interest in snoozing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRAFFIC PUPS by Michelle Meadows
ANIMALS
Released: July 12, 2011

"Preschoolers who like to act out imaginary dramas with toy cars and trucks will enjoy these petite pretend police dogs. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A menagerie of small stuffed animals comes to life in a little boy's room, with three diminutive dogs turning into traffic police officers on motorcycles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PILOT PUPS by Michelle Meadows
ANIMALS
Released: May 6, 2008

"An appealing, if slight, romp for the very young. (Picture book. 3-5)"
What do all your toys do when you're not around? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIGGIES IN THE KITCHEN by Michelle Meadows
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"Likely to inspire copy-pig messes in a kitchen near you. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Mama pig heads out shopping. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHELLE OBAMA by Peter Slevin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 2015

"Slevin delivers a somewhat fawning portrait, but when necessary, he is willing to criticize and reveal his subject's missteps."
A Chicago-based journalist probes the fortunate yet humble upbringing of the first lady and, in a tedious refrain, her effective blackness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUPER BUGS by Michelle Meadows
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 28, 2016

"Not captivating but fun for some. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A simple, rhyming text describes one day in the life of bugs with enormous eyes and red capes as they save many other insects from harm. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ITSY-BITSY BABY MOUSE by Michelle Meadows
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2012

"Another appealing mouse hero likely to tickle toddlers embarking on their own adventures. (Picture book. 3-7)"
"Itsy bitsy baby mouse" gets very lost and must find his way in this home-away-home mouse adventure for the wee set. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HIBERNATION STATION by Michelle Meadows
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"Denise Fleming' s Time to Sleep (1997) still sets the standard. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The autumn leaves are swirling all around, so it must be time to gather at Hibernation Station to board the train to sleep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WAY THE STORM STOPS by Michelle Meadows
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Still, a gentle and comforting book to share with anyone afraid of thunderstorms. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In this simple rhymed tale, a young girl's mother comforts her until the storm subsides. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BLUE HILL MEADOWS by Cynthia Rylant
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Beier's illustrations, interspersed throughout, feature landscapes, household objects, and the animal members of the family—all the details of a beloved home. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Rylant (Cat Heaven, p. 1035, etc.) presents four seasonal stories about the Meadow family of Blue Hill, Virginia, where the pace is gentle, and where there is time to stop and savor life. Read full book review >