Search Results: "Rosalind Beardshaw"


BOOK REVIEW

GRANDMA’S BEACH by Rosalind Beardshaw
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"A subtle and positively uplifting duo that will easily help any child through those inevitable crestfallen moments in life. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Sometimes creative and inventive grandparents can provide the best solutions for the disappointments a child may encounter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHWATSIT! by Christin Ditchfield
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"A winning choice for all those older siblings wanting to help out with the baby. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Baby talk can be an exasperating experience for older siblings and parents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHO IS IT? by Sally Grindley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"A playfully tongue-in-cheek game to tickle readers' fancies. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Several classic fairy tales receive a topsy-turvy retelling in this cheerfully irreverent collection of short tales. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA PLANTS A GARDEN by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"It's gratifying to see Lola's love of books leading her to new experiences. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hoping to have a garden like the one in her poetry book, Lola plants seeds, waits and weeds, and finally celebrates with friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUST RIGHT FOR TWO by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When he makes a new friend, a self-reliant little dog soon realizes that life alone can have its downside. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FUNNY FACE, SUNNY FACE by Sally Symes
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"A simple, lively rhyme describing a toddler's day, with warm, joyful images that tykes and their caregivers will happily embrace. (Picture book. 1-3)"
What are we going to do today? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA READS TO LEO by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A welcome edition about a welcome addition. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bibliophile Lola has no trouble adjusting to her role as big sister in this warm slice-of-life story about a little girl welcoming her new baby brother. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COWLICK! by Christin Ditchfield
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Jan. 9, 2007

"This is sure to be a sweet beginning to a restful night and will be giggled over and gobbled up; lickety-split—a laptime favorite! (Picture book. 2-5)"
Silly business ensues when the moon rises over a rural home, and two young brothers fall asleep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA LOVES STORIES by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2010

"Alert: The book will be an invitation for lap kids to follow Lola's lead—not such a bad thing. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Lola's daddy takes her to the library every Saturday, where she finds "excellent books," and every night her mommy or daddy reads them to her. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOG THE FROG by Tony Bonning
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"Younger readers on this side of the pond may not get the title's pun at first, but by the end will be lining up for snogs of their own. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Everyone knows what's supposed to happen when a princess kisses a frog, but Bonning suggests a subtler alternative in this breezy British import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOLE'S BABIES by David Bedford
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Morris is one well-intentioned papa, though this sentimental message would be better served by a subtler storyline. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery for this nervous first-time dad. Read full book review >