Search Results: "Nicola Moon"


BOOK REVIEW

LOSING NICOLA by Susan Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Veteran Moody (Doubled in Spades, 1997, etc.) spins a puzzle that takes a back seat to her graceful evocation of her heroine's childhood and its disintegration one fateful summer."
Twenty years after her 12th birthday ended in tragedy, Alice Beecham returns to her hometown in an attempt to make herself whole by figuring out what happened. Read full book review >

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TICK-TOCK, DRIP-DROP! by Nicola Moon
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

"Polished prose, rhythmic and repeated sound effects, and amusing and appealing illustrations add up to satisfying whole that will be enjoyed as a bedtime story for preschoolers and as a read-aloud in story hours with bedtime or noise themes. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Rabbit and Mole are roommates who share a cozy underground home in this delightful bedtime story with a cacophony of cumulative sound effects. Read full book review >

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MY MOST FAVORITE THING by Nicola Moon
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Moon (Penguins in the Fridge, 1996, etc.) has crafted a beautiful story celebrating all the love a young girl has to give. (Picture book.4 -8)"
Young children are capable of boundless empathy, as this charming story illustrates. Read full book review >

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PENGUINS IN THE FRIDGE by Nicola Moon
ANIMALS
Released: June 15, 1996

"The growth of the penguin family strains credibility slightly, but Day's lighthearted illustrations capture the chaos comically, especially Joe's creative frenzy, his quizzical mother, and all those birds. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Joe wants a pet but his mother doesn't. Read full book review >

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MOUSE TELLS TIME by Nicola Moon
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"Unfortunately, the story is not one for aspiring clock watchers. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Time is a difficult concept for children, one that doesn't get any easier with the reading of this tale. Read full book review >

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LUCY'S PICTURE by Nicola Moon
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1995

"Lucy's easy acceptance of her grandfather's special needs and her enthusiastic labors will warm the hearts of all; Ayliffe uses bold forms, cut-outs, strong lines and crayon-bright colors to convey the ebullient scenes and the small girl's zeal. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Lucy's grandfather is coming to visit and she wants to make him a picture. Read full book review >

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MOON by Tony Fletcher
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 6, 1999

"Few questions will now remain about Moon's life—in fact, you may know more than you wanted to. (24 pages photos, not seen)"
An exhaustive look at the short life of the Who's legendary drummer. Read full book review >

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MOON by Steve Tomecek
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"A great in-depth look at how the moon's features formed and a starting place to understanding the changing shape of the moon. (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
The latest in the Jump Into Science series is another thumbs up for the author as well as for future space walkers. Read full book review >

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ISADORA MOON GOES TO SCHOOL by Harriet Muncaster
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"A charming story about self-acceptance. (Fantasy. 6-9)"
A girl who's half-fairy, half-vampire struggles to fit in. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YELLOW MOON, APPLE MOON by Pamela Porter
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 2008

"Verbal and visual images of nighttime guarantee safe passage to dreamland while the lyrics and music for the featured New Mexican lullaby provide an added soporific. (Picture book. 1-3)"
In this bedtime mantra, a little girl tells the "yellow moon, apple moon" it's time to sleep before acknowledging the familiar things around her. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Both doting grandparents and their faraway grandchildren can appreciate the message of this unabashedly sentimental tribute, an obvious gift book. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Missing a grandchild in a distant tropical country, a grandmother remembers their times together and reflects that they share the same moon. Read full book review >

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OLLIE & MOON: FUHGEDDABOUDIT! by Diane  Kredensor
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"A fun-filled romp around the Big Apple for children and adults to enjoy together. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Feline best friends Ollie and Moon take a whirlwind tour of New York City. Read full book review >