Search Results: "Nadine Bernard Westcott"


BOOK REVIEW

NEVER TAKE A PIG TO LUNCH by Nadine Bernard  Westcott
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

"Index. (Poetry. 6-11)"
There isn't a child on earth who won't sample, snack, and nibble with delight at this delicious smorgasbord of more than 60 poems. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2006

"Silly Dilly Manners Songs, 2006), this may make its case for civilized behavior indirectly, but even dimmer readers will 'getiquette.' (Picture book/poetry. 7-11)"
"So if you're smart, you'll read my book / Of modern children's etiquette. / If you don't, I'm sad to say— / Your life will be pathetiquette." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HELLO, SNOW! by Hope Vestergaard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2004

"Typically, Westcott adds a lot to whatever else is going on and listeners will enjoy finding funny bits as well as watching that cat. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Peering out her window into a world of whiteness, one little girl can't resist the call of the snow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FARM FLU by Teresa Bateman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Westcott's comical, colorful illustrations work just right with this charming piece of tomfoolery, which ought to strike a few chords with young readers; that or it will give them a few ideas. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The case of galloping flu seems to be striking the farmyard in this sweet-hearted tribute to that refrain that gets a tentative airing right before the school bus is to arrive: "I'm not feeling good." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DO COWBOYS RIDE BIKES? by Kathy Tucker
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1997

"While children will enjoy the fluff, they won't come away with much to chew on from this heapin' helpin' of Old West nonsense. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Tucker and Westcott (Do Pirates Take Baths?, 1994, not reviewed) turn to the cowboy life in rollicking verse and pictures. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OH MY GOSH, MRS. MCNOSH! by Sarah Weeks
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2002

"MPSLUGMRS McNosh. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In the third installment of the Mrs. McNosh series (Mrs. McNosh and the Great Big Squash, 2000, etc.), the titular heroine encounters a series of surprises when her dog, George, chases a squirrel through the park. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"But with Sloat's frisky rhymed text and Westcott's sunny watercolor cartoons, it's even more clearly a breezy lesson in compassion. (Picture book. 5-7)"
It's baaaaad news for the sheep when Farmer Brown (The Thing That Bothered Farmer Brown, 1995) brings out the shears. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OH, CATS! by Nola Buck
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 28, 1997

"It can't be easy to make so few words add up to so much fun, but Buck and Westcott have done it. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A book that is a pleasure to read once and again—Buck (Sid and Sam, p. 65, etc.) scores with this entry in the My First I Can Read Book series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UP, DOWN, AND AROUND by Katherine Ayres
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"An inviting introduction to the wonder of plants, food and gardening, this charming selection will be a favorite of teachers, students and home readers alike. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Inside a colorful garden, some plants "grow up," while others "grow down, and still others grow "around and around." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TO THE BEACH! by Linda Ashman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2005

"Wouldn't it be nice? (Picture book. 3-6)"
Who ever remembers to bring all that is needed for a day at the beach? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

APRIL FOOLISHNESS by Teresa Bateman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Okay, so Grandpa is a chump. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Grandpa's no chump. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUPERMARKET! by Charlotte Doyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Little ones will love this. (Picture book. 1-3)"
Riding high in a shopping cart, a toddler tears up the grocery store in this satisfying romp. Read full book review >