Search Results: "Munro Leaf"


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MUNRO LEAF'S FUN BOOK by Munro Leaf
Released: Oct. 1, 1941

"Nursery guides to a good life' — already soundly established as favorites among the small fry and big."
Omnibus volume, containing the big three,- Manners Can Be Fun, Grammer Can Be Fun, Safety Can Be Fun. Read full book review >

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READING CAN BE FUN by Munro Leaf
Released: Sept. 23, 1953

"All told in direct relationship to its young audience- from pre-readers who will get the idea from listening to it, to kids in the thrown of rejecting their books for funnies and TV- a perfect and humorous antidote to the many modern factors that undermine a true literacy."
Inimitably, Leaf conveys the wonder of the world of books in a way you fervently hope will captivate just one, or ten, a thousand, a million children. Read full book review >

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LET'S DO BETTER by Munro Leaf
Released: Oct. 1, 1945

"Amusing, lively cartoons, in his particular style, make this a good companion piece- with a broader significance- for Manners Are Fun, etc. Black and white with a splash of red Humor and a barb of not always palatable truth."
Only Munro Leaf could get away with this kind of moralizing on the course of the history of War and Peace, and he manages to get his ideas across to the children, without surenting the pill. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 11, 1936

"The most original and amusing thing Leaf has done."
This has an irresistible appeal to the sense of the ridiculous. Read full book review >

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LEAF by Sandra  Dieckmann
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Dieckmann beautifully weaves together some of today's most difficult themes into a deceptively simple tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A lost polar bear strikes fear into the woodland animals until his extraordinary efforts to return home bring help, hope, and understanding. Read full book review >

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LEAF by Stephen Michael King
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Wonderful squiggly line, patches of green and brown, gold and blue and fabulous use of negative white space make this a joy to reread. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A curious, curiously subversive and very pretty wordless Australian import. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE CAN BE FUN by Munro Leaf
Released: Sept. 24, 1958

"Add to that an appetite for Leaf's bold and entertaining approach and you have it,- a real help, both in presentation and in the encouragement of further reading."
It was inevitable that science would join arithmetic, manners and the rest, and prove to be fun when presented by the prolific and inspired Munro Leaf. Read full book review >

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LUCKY YOU by Munro Leaf
Released: Oct. 5, 1955

"And by sharing all this with others we all have better lives."
A then and now picture book with text, cleverly and humorously puts across the salient differences between modern living and cave man days, as only Munro Leaf can do it. Read full book review >

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GORDON THE GOAT by Munro Leaf
Released: June 15, 1944

"Munro Leaf has that rare ability to preach a sermon without making it obvious, ha his little moral tales are really funny."
Not one of Munro Leaf's major items, but on his name it will have a wide market. Read full book review >

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3 AND 30 WATCHBIRDS by Munro Leaf
Released: March 23, 1944

"This time western, table sprawlers, shoe scuffers, braggers, anitchers, droopyhends, bathroom wreckers, and their ilk are taken over the jumps."
The Watchbirds have been delighting Ladies' Home Journal readers for six years now, and here is another collection in book form. Read full book review >

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SAFETY CAN BE FUN by Munro Leaf
Released: Sept. 15, 1938

"Munor Leaf has a gift for this (and other) things."
Companion volume to Manners Can Be Fun, etc., and the best yet. Read full book review >

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GRAMMAR CAN BE FUN by Munro Leaf
Released: Sept. 4, 1934

"A book that a first grade teacher could use to advantage with public school children."
First steps in correcting a child's rather natural mistakes in speaking, through the medium of pictures and repetition of proper usage. Read full book review >