Search Results: "Rose Lewis"


BOOK REVIEW

EVERY YEAR ON YOUR BIRTHDAY by Rose Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"While there are many picture books about adoption, Lewis and Dyer have created another special experience for sharing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The author and illustrator of the lovely adoption picture book I Love You Like Crazy Cakes (2000) continue the love story experienced by the American mother and her adopted Chinese daughter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ORANGE PEEL’S POCKET by Rose Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2010

"Earnest but disappointing. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Like the title item, Lewis's latest is overstuffed and mildly mysterious. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SWEET DREAMS by Rose Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A pretty, sturdy-enough bedtime story, but not more. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Lewis (I Love You Like Crazy Cakes, 2000) pens 15 rhythmic quatrains designed to lull a child to sleep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE YOU LIKE CRAZY CAKES by Rose Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Destined to become a classic. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Writing simply, like a love letter from parent to child, Lewis tells the true story of how she wrote to officials in China to find out if she could adopt a baby, and then went to China to bring her home. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

M.J. ROSE - LA MAGIE ET L’AMOUR
by Bobbi Dumas

If you’ve followed my writing/reviews/blog for any length of time, there are a few things you may have picked up about me and my preferred reading.

I love Paris. I love books set during WWI, WWII, and the interwar years. I love stories with a magical element. And I certainly like an interesting twist.

So it should come ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ZOE'S SHEEP by Rose Bursik
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1994

"A charming, carefully wrought book with plenty of details to discover with each rereading. (Picture book. 2-7)"
``Try counting sheep,'' Dad suggests when Zoâ claims she's not tired—but the sheep that leap through her window are anything but soporific: ``...number one liked to dance, number two was fond of plants'' (and munches at Zoâ's until the flowerpots are empty and the greedy sheep is full), while others follow to toot a horn, dress in the little girl's clothes, and paint on the wall. Read full book review >

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AMELIA'S FANTASTIC FLIGHT by Rose Bursik
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 1992

"A map highlighting countries along the route rounds out the story. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Amelia, first seen reading a book about planes, builds a one-seater just her size, modeled on her simple red toy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE UNGRATEFUL DEAD by Rose Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"An amusing if not particularly diverse series entry. (Paranormal fiction. 9-12)"
This sequel to I Text Dead People (2015) finds Anna now not only plagued by ghosts, but by a nasty new stepsister. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AVALON RISING by Kathryn Rose
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 8, 2015

"An incongruous blend of medieval mythology and steampunk action; only for fans of the first book. (Fantasy. 14-18)"
Steampunk mechanic and former handmaiden Vivienne seeks the Holy Grail and her true love, Marcus, in this sequel to Camelot Burning (2014). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 11, 2011

"Sofia's experiences, recorded in faux-hand printing on lined paper, and the many hilarious sketches scattered throughout the journal will garner groans and laughs from readers. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Aspiring blogger Sofia longs to make it big within her school's blogosphere, thereby improving her "popularity meter" rating. Read full book review >