Search Results: "Rosemary Edgehill"


BOOK REVIEW

BEYOND WORLD’S END by Mercedes Lackey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Glacially slow and mostly vacuous: strictly for series addicts."
Addition to an established series, the Bedlam Bards (none reviewed), by Lackey and various collaborators. Read full book review >

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YOKO’S SHOW-AND-TELL by Rosemary Wells
ANIMALS
Released: July 27, 2010

"The end pages contain descriptions of both Girls' Day and Boys' Day traditions. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A kimono-clad doll named Miki is sent to Yoko by her grandmother in honor of the Japanese holiday, Girls' Day. Read full book review >

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CARRY ME! by Rosemary Wells
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Wells's latest should be required reading for all new parents—such a simple and inexpensive recipe to create a happy child. (Picture book. 0-4)"
Three beautiful poems perfectly capture the essence of a curious toddler and his desire to know about the world and share it with those he loves best. Read full book review >

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FELIX AND THE WORRIER by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Not one of Wells's best, but sure to satisfy Felix fans. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Trying to sleep, Felix is awakened night after night by the Worrier, who comes to nag him. Read full book review >

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BUNNY CAKES by Rosemary Wells
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

The famous Max and his sister, Ruby, are the stars of this self-proclaimed brand-name production—A Max & Ruby Picture Book- -but there is no formula here—only extreme originality. Read full book review >

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TEN KISSES FOR SOPHIE by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"A successful counting book whose celebration of intergenerational relationships sets it apart. (Picture book. 2-5)"
It's party planning time, and Sophie happily makes chocolate kisses for the guests—but will there be enough? Once again, Granny saves the day in this heartfelt counting tale. Read full book review >

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YOKO LEARNS TO READ by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"A perky paean to the joys of literacy, with a bit of library love thrown in for good measure. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Wells' winsome kitten experiences a milestone sure to bring smiles to the faces of teachers and librarians everywhere. Read full book review >

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MIRACLE MELTS DOWN by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"While more didactic, William Mulcahy and Darren McKee's Zach Gets Frustrated (2012) teaches children to deal with their frustrations rather than depend on others to solve difficulties for them. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Harry, star of the first Kindergators book, Hands Off, Harry (2011), relates the school day's dramas to his parents. Read full book review >

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MAX COUNTS HIS CHICKENS by Rosemary Wells
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Wells's artwork creates a warm, comfortable atmosphere in which counting to ten is a simple pleasure, and where a Lord of Misrule can turn learning into high mischief. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Some rabbits are born to successfully hunt Easter candy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUNNY PARTY by Rosemary Wells
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"A party not to be missed. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Wells (McDuff Goes to School, below, etc.) must have a secret key not only to the heart of toddlerhood but to the very core of sibling relationships, as she proves once again in her latest Ruby and Max adventure. Read full book review >

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FELIX FEELS BETTER by Rosemary Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"Felix's story not only provides some subtle lessons in good health habits and coping with mild illness, but also confirms the reassuring results of a mother's tender loving care. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Toddlers and their parents love the humor of Wells's bestselling Max and Ruby board books and the bright, believable animal characters in her illustrations for Opie's quintessential Mother Goose collections (My Very First Mother Goose, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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RUBY’S BEAUTY SHOP by Rosemary Wells
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Fans will not be disappointed since Max definitely lives up to his reputation in this farcical tale of Beauty and the Prankster. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A day of beautification goes awry when Wells's (Timothy's Tales from Hilltop School, p. 890, etc.) mischievous Max joins in on the fun. Read full book review >