Search Results: "Patricia Hubbell"


BOOK REVIEW

FAR FLUNG HUBBELL by Sue Hubbell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Hubbell at her clever, entertaining best. (photos not seen)"
Absolutely delightful slices of Americana from Hubbell (Broadsides from the Other Orders, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >

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SHAGGY DOGS, WAGGY DOGS by Patricia Hubbell
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Any child who loves dogs is in for a real treat. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A cornucopia of canines! Read full book review >

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POTS AND PANS by Patricia Hubbell
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 1998

"DeGroat's colorful illustrations humorously depict the antics of a cat, a dog, and a baby as they revel in this lively impromptu performance. (Board book. 1-3)"
This boisterous picture book, a kindred spirit to Eve Merriam's Bam Bam Bam (1995), is a rollicking salute to the utter chaos created by a curious tot let loose in the kitchen. Read full book review >

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FIREFIGHTERS! by Patricia Hubbell
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"This one's a siren song for those youngest of firefighters. (Picture book. 2-5)"
This rhyme will burn bright for imaginations that are ignited by sirens, red trucks and lifesaving heroes. Read full book review >

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BLACK ALL AROUND! by Patricia Hubbell
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"The author's rhymes try hard to make black an intriguing, special shade, but it is Tate's vibrant art that pulls the concept together. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This earnest story told in rhyme focuses on things that are black in color, as seen through the eyes of a little African-American girl. Read full book review >

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CHECK IT OUT! by Patricia Hubbell
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

This passionate librarian may not possess any actual superpowers, though her limitless energy suggests otherwise. Read full book review >

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TEACHER! by Patricia Hubbell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"It's too bad, though, that neither author nor illustrator chose to break the stereotype just a teensy bit. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Having spotlighted law enforcement in Police! Read full book review >

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POLICE by Patricia Hubbell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The text, alas, is up to neither the illustrations' standard nor Hubbell's own. (Picture book. 2-5)"
From catching burglars and working with search dogs to directing traffic and giving first aid, police do it all. Read full book review >

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PATRICIA VON PLEASANTSQUIRREL by James Proimos
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Illustrated with simple cartoons in yellow, purple and gray, this tongue-in-cheek mini-epic will have parents and younger fans of Proimos' offbeat Johnny Mutton tales snickering. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Inspired by a certain children's classic about a "silly boy with no social graces" who becomes king of the Wild Things, snotty young Patricia decides to leave home in search of the princessdom she is sure that she deserves. Read full book review >

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HORSES by Patricia Hubbell
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Meant for the youngest audiences, this rough overview won't hold the interest of those who are already horse crazed, but it just may start the uninitiated down that path. (Informational picture book. 3-6)"
Rollicking rhyming couplets keep the pages turning as readers learn how to care for a horse and the many jobs that horses help humans complete in this latest from Hubbell. Read full book review >

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MY FIRST AIRPLANE RIDE by Patricia Hubbell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A solid grounding for those about to leave the ground behind. (Picture book. 2-7)"
This sparse rhyming text is perfect for the youngest listeners gearing up for their own first ride on an airplane. Read full book review >