Search Results: "Priscilla Burris"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ANTS GO MARCHING by Priscilla Burris
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 29, 2016

"A picnic with marching, singing, and counting equals fun for toddlers. (Board book. 1-3)"
March along with these cheerful ants, but wait—are they stealing the picnic or rescuing it from the rain? Read full book review >

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PRISCILLA by Nicholas Shakespeare
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A somewhat disjointed story that nonetheless successfully recounts how one woman dealt with her dysfunctional life."
Novelist Shakespeare (In Tasmania, 2004, etc.) searches for the realities of his aunt's life before, during and after World War II. Read full book review >

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FIVE GREEN AND SPECKLED FROGS by Priscilla Burris
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

"This is worth a look if you're in need of cheery counting books, but it's not a must. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Every children's librarian and kindergarten teacher worth their salt knows ten versions of this finger rhyme. Read full book review >

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HEIDI HECKELBECK HAS A SECRET by Wanda Coven
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 16, 2012

"Heidi Heckelbeck may have a secret, but in the end it is too little, too late. (Fiction. 5-7)"
Homeschooled Heidi Heckelbeck is about to be a brand-new second grader at Brewster Elementary, and she is none too happy about it. Read full book review >

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MAGGI AND MILO MAKE NEW FRIENDS by Juli Brenning
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2016

"Perhaps next time Maggi and Milo will learn about the golden rule. (Picture book. 4-7)"
In their second outing, Maggi and her huge dog, Milo, visit a park where they make three new friends. Read full book review >

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DADDY ALL DAY LONG by Francesca Rusackas
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

In this equally gooey sequel to I Love You All Day Long (2002), little Owen turns to his other parent for a numerical game of "I love you this much . . . Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAGGI AND MILO by Juli Brenning
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2014

"Move over Ladybug Girl (2008), there's a new spunky gal-and-canine twosome in town. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What do you need for a frog hunt? Big polka-dot boots, a book about frogs and one giant border collie best friend. Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU ALL DAY LONG by Francesca Rusackas
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Likewise, parents and caregivers will find this useful in its treatment of separation anxiety. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When a little pig worries what will happen when he's away at school, his mother makes him feel better in this reassuring picture-book debut. Read full book review >

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EDGAR'S SECOND WORD by Audrey Vernick
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"Playful narration and amusing artwork will prompt readers to say, just like Edgar, 'Again.' (Picture book. 2-6)"
Baby Edgar's first word ("NO!") drives his sister crazy, especially since she waited so long to hear it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOM SCHOOL by Rebecca Van Slyke
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"Stories glorifying mothers abound; this well-intentioned but rather bland one does not distinguish itself. (Picture book. 4-7)"
An imaginative, ponytailed girl compares what she learns at school to what she believes her mother learned at Mom School. Read full book review >

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DAD SCHOOL by Rebecca Van Slyke
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2016

"Food for thought for kids: just how did Dad learn his mad skillz? (Picture book. 4-8)"
A child named Lucas imagines the school his dad must have attended to learn how to be such an awesome father. Read full book review >

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GRANDMA'S TINY HOUSE by JaNay Brown-Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Grandma's lucky to have all these family members, and young readers are even luckier to be invited to this wonderful family gathering. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A fantastic feast unfolds as Grandma's family gathers at her very small home. Read full book review >