Search Results: "Pippa Goodhart"


BOOK REVIEW

THREE LITTLE GHOSTIES by Pippa Goodhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Fine fare altogether for young readers more comfortable with feigned fright than the real sort. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Goodhart spins several stanzas from a snatch of nursery rhyme with this tale of three ghosties, "eating burnt toasties, / telling big boasties" and then setting out to scare some "girlsies! Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"This lighthearted spin-off chugs along as merrily as the shiny red tractor at the center of it all. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A dragon, a damsel in distress, and a knight in shining armor—recipe for a typical fairy tale? Read full book review >

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WHAT WILL DANNY DO TODAY? by Pippa Goodhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Readers will love the illustrations, but they might also feel cheated by the premise—disappointing. (Picture book. 3-5)"
So many choices in a seemingly simple day! Read full book review >

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NOAH MAKES A BOAT by Pippa Goodhart
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Diverting. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Another attempt at the oft-told story of Noah's Ark. Read full book review >

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MY VERY OWN SPACE by Pippa Goodhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"A sweetly balanced affirmation of the child's right to space. (Picture book. 2-5)"
After finally succeeding in getting some privacy for reading, a little rabbit learns about balancing isolation and socialization. Read full book review >

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JUST IMAGINE by Pippa Goodhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Quantity alone qualifies this as compulsive and repeated reading, but there's a delightfully mirthful creativity at work as well. Good fun for a broad range of ages. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Close your eyes and dream yourself into whatever you'd like to be! Read full book review >

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LITTLE NELLY'S BIG BOOK by Pippa Goodhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Though the book has lots of potential, it ultimately falls flat. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Little Nelly reads a book that leads her to conclude that she is a mouse, because she is gray and has big ears and a skinny tail. Read full book review >

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PUDGY by Pippa Goodhart
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2003

"Older toddlers making the transition from board books to real stories are a natural audience for this effort, but the satisfying story and the volume's large size will also work for preschool or kindergarten story hours about dogs or friendship. (Picture book. 1½-5)"
Pudgy is a lovable pup in this simple tale. Read full book review >

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POSITIVELY PIPPA by Sarah Hegger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2017

"This is the type of romance that makes readers fall in love not just with characters, but with authors as well."
When Pippa's career explodes on national television and she returns home, the last thing she expects is to fall in love…or to heal the rift between three generations of women in her family. Read full book review >

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PIPPA PASSES by Rumer Godden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 28, 1994

"As full of garbage as Venice's famed canals."
Godden (Great Grandfather's House, 1993, etc.) is known for sentimental, old-fashioned morality tales, and this absurdity is no exception. Read full book review >

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PIPPA MORGAN'S DIARY by Annie Kelsey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"Likable characters in humorous situations make for a promising series opener. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Poor Pippa! Her desire to fill the hole left by her best friend's move is so great that she tells a whopper to make a new friend. Her self-reflective, humorous journal tells all. Read full book review >

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PIPPA AT THE PARADE by Karen Roosa
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"Fortenberry's rippling illustrations, at once serenely indistinct and lovingly detailed, combine misty, milky hues with thick, robust pastels, presenting a celebration of excitement and indulgence that can only be fully appreciated in childhood. (Picture book. 2-5)"
This happy-go-lucky story provides the flavors, sounds and colors of a splendid day out while depicting a time-honored tradition. Read full book review >