Search Results: "Nancy K. Wallace"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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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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SHELLS! SHELLS! SHELLS! by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

"A stellar introduction to mollusks and the shells they make; an informative, accessible and necessary addition to any seaside library and every school where oceans are studied. (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
On a trip to the beach, Buddy Bear collects seashells and his Mama teaches him about the animals that made them. 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 >

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ROCKS! ROCKS! ROCKS!  by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"Spot-on for young enthusiasts. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
When Buddy, a budding petrologist, shows his mom a cairn he stacked, she suggests a trip to Rock Ridge Nature Center. Read full book review >

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STARS! STARS! STARS! by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Make room on the shelf for this one. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Wallace's latest brings back Minna, who is curious about stars (Fly, Monarch, Fly!, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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PAPERWHITE by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"The promise of spring, and the pleasures of intergenerational friendship, dovetail neatly here. (Picture book. 5-7)"
In this quiet tale, young Lucy and her elderly neighbor Miss Mamie "make spring" together by forcing a narcissus bulb. Read full book review >

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THE KINDNESS QUILT by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Possibly too much burden for a pretty package. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Wallace's art is wonderful: fancy- and found-paper collage, markers and pencil make Minna's bunny family and classroom glow with pattern and shape. Read full book review >