Search Results: "Nancy Elizabeth Wallace"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Too many detours confuse this account of an inspiring achievement."
Sports Illustrated senior editor Gorant (Lost Dogs: Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption, 2010, etc.) recounts the tale of a rescue dog who became a world champion Frisbee dog and a mascot for pit bulls. Read full book review >

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NANCY by Adrian Fort
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"Not the usual gossipy tale of the rich and famous, but rather a wonderful history of tumultuous times."
Fort (Archibald Wavell, 2009, etc.) presents a life of Nancy Astor (1879-1964), a Southern belle and the first woman elected to the House of Commons of the British Parliament. Read full book review >

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PLANTING SEEDS by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2010

"Terrific. (Board book. 1-3)"
From one to ten, a family of brown bunnies digs, plants, waters, weeds, tends, harvests and eats the carrots in their garden. Read full book review >

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FLY, MONARCH! FLY! by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"With this in hand, there is no reason why any child cannot raise a monarch. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
Wallace has created another winner with her latest starring Minna and Pip. Read full book review >

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POND WALK by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"As Wallace imparts her pond knowledge, she fashions a day of simple pleasures—poking around, drawing, picnicking, snoozing—that is a heart-gladdening exemplar. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Buddy the little bear returns for a lesson in limnology, the study of bodies of fresh water (Rocks, Rocks, Rocks!, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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RECYCLE EVERY DAY! by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

"An excellent introduction to this increasingly important subject. (Picture book. 5-9)"
The bunnies at Minna's school have been asked to create a poster about recycling. Read full book review >

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APPLES, APPLES, APPLES by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"A delicious addition to the apple bookshelf. (Picture book/nonfiction. 4-8)"
A cheerful tale, sweet and crisp with some easy lessons about apples. Read full book review >

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PUMPKIN DAY! by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"A simple introduction to the fruit, for pre-schools and early childhood classes with an inviting yellow and gold cover. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A cheerful excuse for a seasonal story with Wallace's (Count Down to Clean Up, 2001, etc.) paper-cut collages, a bit of science, a dab of folklore, and several rather bland recipes. Read full book review >

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BABY DAY! by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2002

"Stiff pages with rounded corners and a small format make this a perfect choice for tiny hands. (Picture book. 0-3)"
Simple pictures and text show a baby's day filled with objects of all colors, textures, and shapes. Read full book review >

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COUNT DOWN TO CLEAN UP! by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Delightful. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Ten of Wallace's signature bunnies (Paperwhite, 2000, etc.) gather together to neaten up a park. Read full book review >

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SNOW by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Wallace's first book is almost too wispy, but a sweet wisp at that. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A reminiscence about the charms of snow: the narrator, a rabbit, fondly recalls the childhood excitement that came with the first snow each year. Read full book review >

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READY!  SET!  100TH DAY! by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Likely to inspire kids to count and group their own household items, this is great math practice in a creative package. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Minna the rabbit is back, and this time she is trying to come up with a creative idea for her "Ready! Read full book review >