Search Results: "Migy"


BOOK REVIEW

AND AWAY WE GO! by Migy
by Migy, illustrated by Migy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"The mood is the same as a pajama storytime or a trip in the car just at bedtime—exciting yet contained and comforting. (Picture book. 2-5)"
An urbane, adventuresome fox provides an evening's entertainment for an eclectic company in this nighttime escapade aloft. Read full book review >

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CINDERELLA'S STEPSISTER AND THE BIG BAD WOLF by Lorraine Carey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A tongue-in-cheek fractured fairy tale for those who like a little naughty with their nice. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Carey and Blanco look at a favorite fairy tale from a new angle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OLD MACDONALD'S THINGS THAT GO by Jane Clarke
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"A great singalong that proves that Old MacDonald still has new tricks. (Picture book. 2-8)"
Turns out there's more than a moo-moo here and a moo-moo there on Old MacDonald's farm. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHO WANTS TO BE A PRINCESS? by Bridget Heos
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2017

"An unconvincing attempt to contrast fantasy with historical reality. (author's note, bibliography) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Text and Disney-esque artwork contrast the "typical" fairy-tale princess's way of life and that of a real (though fictional) princess in medieval Europe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIS LITTLE TURKEY by Aly Fronis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A bit of a turkey itself. (Board book. 2-4)"
A board-book twist on "This Little Piggy" has turkeys making the preparations for the family feast. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE JUNGLE BOOK by Rudyard Kipling
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Adults who want to move beyond the Disney versions are advised to skip this book and stick to a read-aloud of Kipling's original, sumptuous prose. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A picture-book adaptation of "Mowgli's Brothers," the first tale in Kipling's The Jungle Book, with a little bit of "Kaa's Hunting" thrown in.Read full book review >