Search Results: "Priscilla Burris"


BOOK REVIEW

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 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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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 >

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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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HUMPHREY'S REALLY WHEELY RACING DAY by Betty G. Birney
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 28, 2014

"New readers will be 'HAPPY-HAPPY-HAPPY' to see this promising new series. (Animal fantasy. 5-8)"
Humphrey, the classroom hamster, is back, this time in a new series for chapter-book readers. Read full book review >

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 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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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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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 >