Search Results: "Pauline Mortensen"


BOOK REVIEW

LOOKING FOR COLORS WITH LILY AND MILO by Pauline Oud
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"These lovable characters in simple, recognizable scenes will easily engage toddlers in basic language development. (Picture book. 18 mos.-3)"
Lily, a bunny, and Milo, a mouse, have fun identifying colors throughout their playtime. Read full book review >

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BUT I WANTED A LITTLE SISTER by Pauline Oud
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"New sibling relationships will never fail to need stories—especially ones that end in acceptance. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A young tot learns how to cope with the disappointment of having a brother instead of a sister. Read full book review >

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CINDY MOO by Lori Mortensen
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Although it has been done before (many times), this take stands out for its clever heroine who just won't give up. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The classic nursery rhyme gets the cows on the Diddle Farm thinking, but none so much as Cindy Moo, who is determined to jump over the moon. Read full book review >

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MOUSEQUERADE BALL by Lori Mortensen
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"It is an enchanting evening to remember (and a fine reminder that even a primary concept can get dressed up). (Picture book. 2-5)"
From one to 10 and back again, the mice get ready for the ball. Read full book review >

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IN THE TREES, HONEY BEES by Lori Mortensen
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"Show this entry in the Sharing Nature with Children series to young budding naturalists but be prepared for their questions. (Informational picture book. 4-7)"
Simple rhymes and striking full-bleed illustrations introduce the daily lives of honeybees to very young readers and listeners. Read full book review >

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WAKE UP ENGINES by Denise Dowling Mortensen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 16, 2007

"Brimming with tantalizing motor sounds and with just the right amount of rhyming text, this will get young ones' mornings off to a zippy start. (Picture book. 2-5)"
After having glided into slumber to the soothing cadence of Good Night Engines (2003), it's time to get young motors humming and rumbling in its companion story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICKEN LILY by Lori Mortensen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 29, 2016

"Nice addition to storytimes and good bibliotherapy for anyone who's a little chicken. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Lily the chicken is chicken. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MIDNIGHT BLUE by Pauline Fisk
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Entrancing and substantial. (Fiction. 10+)"
Bonnie's solemn journey to an eerily similar world that holds everything she's ever yearned for—and also her worst terrors—is written with grace and pain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DEAD DO NOT PRAISE by Pauline Bell
Released: Dec. 9, 1993

"Oswald's, 1992) has come up with another low- octane cozy that won't keep anyone reading past bedtime."
Within an hour of headmistress Sarah Bland's bludgeoning death, Detective Constable Benedict Mitchell and his colleagues have narrowed the field of suspects from 850 members of the Heath Lees Comprehensive School down to eight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2014

"A debut diet book with an effective method and a warm heart."
A down-to-earth approach to weight loss that begins with loving oneself. Read full book review >