Search Results: "Ragnhild Scamell"


BOOK REVIEW

BUSTER'S ECHO by Ragnhild Scamell
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 31, 1996

"Newcomer Webster illustrates with black lines so bold they can be measured with a ruler and colors so intense that even preschoolers who have figured out the source of the confusion will linger over each page. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The story of a group of animals that, upon hearing their echoes across the valley, believe that other animals—larger animals—are answering their calls. Read full book review >

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ROOSTER CROWS by Ragnhild Scamell
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"An imaginative book with strong characters that are ideal for dramatic play. (Fiction/Picture book. 3+)"
When Rooster boasts that he makes the sun rise every morning, Bluebird tells him he's wrong: ``The dawn chorus of birds does. Read full book review >

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THREE BAGS FULL by Ragnhild Scamell
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1993

"The book will amuse beginning readers, as well as younger listeners; and Hobson looks like an illustrator to watch. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Kind Millie, a sheep, doesn't object when the other animals help themselves to her wool—Bird needs some for a nest, and so do Badger and Rabbit. Read full book review >

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SOLO PLUS ONE by Ragnhild Scamell
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1992

"Children will enjoy identifying with this appealing antihero; a good choice for reading aloud or for dramatic play. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Solo, a ``bad'' cat, especially enjoys breaking eggs and licking them up—until he happens on a duck's egg just as it's hatching. Read full book review >

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OUCH! by Ragnhild Scamell
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2006

"Animal problem-solving at its best. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Hedgehog has just finished building her winter nest and is giving one last yawn before she crawls in, when a juicy apple falls from the tree and gets stuck in her spines. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHO LIKES WOLFIE? by Ragnhild Scamell
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1996

"For anyone unsure of being welcomed, Scamell (Buster's Echo, 1995, etc.) shows that clumsiness can be endearing and that a song need not be musical to be heartfelt. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A comically patchy book with poignant charm. Read full book review >