Search Results: "Mij Kelly"


BOOK REVIEW

FRIENDLY DAY by Mij Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"'It is a lovely thought,' opines Bear, 'to think that we could ever be, / as kindly as we ought.' Impossible to disagree. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Vivacious illustrations carry this unlikely tale of a captured mouse's ploy that inspires three predatory animals to wage peace. Read full book review >

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ACHOO! by Mij Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Still, McQuillan's whimsical cartoon animals are full of personality, and her bright colors and humorous details are sure to have readers poring over the illustrations. (Picture book. 3-6)"
After learning to use the potty (Have You Seen My Potty?, 2007), Suzy Sue and her farm-animal friends are back, this time teaching the very young some manners in rhyming verses with a catchy beat. Read full book review >

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WHERE’S MY DARLING DAUGHTER? by Mij Kelly
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Nifty fodder for the predictable and patterned books collection. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Poor, distracted Papa Bombola is distressed looking for his missing "darling daughter." Read full book review >

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THE BUMP by Mij Kelly
by Mij Kelly, illustrated by Nicholas Allan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"While it may touch a parent's heart and be a welcome gift for an expectant mother, look for other titles that better celebrate a baby's entry into the world. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Kelly and Allan marry their talents to produce a rather awkward title about growing maternal affection prior to a child's arrival. Read full book review >

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HAVE YOU SEEN MY POTTY? by Mij Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"This is a sure winner for the toddler and preschool set. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A stolen potty is a disaster for young Suzy Sue, "who had something very important to do." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONE MORE SHEEP by Mij Kelly
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Fluffy, wide-eyed sheep with striped nightcaps dance across the pages of this knee-slapper, then nestle down with Sam in a wide bed for a well-earned snooze. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Shortlisted for the Greenaway Medal, this hilarious import features a clever wolf, a nearsighted shepherd with a short attention span and a plot spun out through an artful blend of irregular rhyme and wordless scenes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHERE GIANTS HIDE by Mij Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Make sure to experience this ebullient celebration. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A small girl searches for magic across bright red and blue pages. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILLIAM AND THE NIGHT TRAIN by Mij Kelly
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 21, 2001

"A truly memorable ride, this ticket to dreamland will be good for many repeated trips. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Even children who, like William, are "switched on like a light" when bedtime rolls around will drift off as the "train that goes to tomorrow" fills up with drowsy travelers: "Teachers and jugglers, sacks, cats, and packages, piglets in baskets and babies in bundles." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOUISE LOVES BAKE SALES  by Kelly Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"A sweet sibling outing, in both senses of the word. (Early reader. 5-7)"
Art-loving Louise and her little brother, Art, cook up creative treats for the first-grade bake sale in this early-reader offering. Read full book review >

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LOUISE LOVES ART by Kelly Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Cheerfully art-ful. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A fresh and bright sibling tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BONNIE'S BLUE HOUSE by Kelly Asbury
COLORS
Released: April 1, 1997

"Two companion volumes, Rusty's Red Vacation (ISBN 0-8050-4021-8) and Yolanda's Yellow School (- 4023-4), take Asbury's color message aptly into those realms. (Picture book. 2-5)"
This color-concept book from newcomer Asbury has much going for it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOUISE AND ANDIE by Kelly Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Visually sophisticated in a totally accessible way. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Louise and Art are back, bright-eyed and excited about their new neighbor. Read full book review >