Search Results: "Sally Lloyd-Jones"


BOOK REVIEW

POOR DOREEN by Sally Lloyd-Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"Ignorance equals bliss in this amusing, cleverly executed tale. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A clueless fish owes her escape from a fisherman and a great blue heron to sheer dumb luck in this "fishy tale." Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE THAT'S YOUR HOME by Sally Lloyd-Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Visually beautiful but conceptually off the mark. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Lloyd-Jones and Dyer introduce children to the concept of "self" in relation to "place." Read full book review >

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BUNNY'S FIRST SPRING by Sally Lloyd-Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 15, 2015

"The concluding quotation and the subtext of rebirth make this an oh-so-subtle Easter title that readers may well miss. (Picture book/religion. 3-6)"
A charming baby bunny experiences seasonal changes in his environment throughout his first year of life in this emotion-filled story from the author of The Jesus Storybook Bible (2007). Read full book review >

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JUST BECAUSE YOU'RE MINE by Sally Lloyd-Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Skip this clone. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The newest entry into the glutted daddy/mommy-loves-his/her-little-one market is as sweet as all the rest but fails to distinguish itself. Read full book review >

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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO GRANDMAS & GRANDPAS! by Sally Lloyd-Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"It's not for them. (Picture Book. 3-6)"
Lloyd-Jones's celebration of the grandparent/grandchild bond presents itself as an instruction manual for children. Read full book review >

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HOW TO GET MARRIED--BY ME, THE BRIDE by Sally Lloyd-Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2009

"Aspiring brides and starry-eyed flower girls alike will be enchanted. (Picture book. 4-8)"
With comical insouciance, a self-appointed bridal expert discourses on all things matrimonial. Read full book review >

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BABY WREN AND THE GREAT GIFT by Sally Lloyd-Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"An attractive visual presentation complements an engaging text for a fresh interpretation of an old theme. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A little bird explores her environment, meeting other creatures with special talents before discovering her own. Read full book review >

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OLD MACDONALD HAD AN ARK by Sally Lloyd-Jones
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Sharp-eyed children will notice the absence of Mrs. MacNoah and the female counterpart for MacNoah's canine companion. (Nonfiction/picture book. 2-6)"
The traditional song is combined with the familiar biblical tale to create a sing-along story that will have the Sunday school kids rolling on the floor with laughter. Read full book review >

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HOW TO BE A BABY--BY ME, THE BIG SISTER by Sally Lloyd-Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2007

"A perfect antidote to the new-baby blues for siblings. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A precocious big sister enumerates the discommodious nature of babyhood in this sassy tale. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: May 12, 2009

"Slight yet entertaining. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This patterned romp joins a genre-ette that utilizes a sort of "perverse psychology" to engage preschoolers. Read full book review >

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HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS, KING BABY by Sally Lloyd-Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"A royal serving of fun for the new-baby shelf. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A big sister's nose is out of joint when her baby brother arrives and makes a royal mess of what she regarded as her once-ideal life. Read full book review >

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TIME TO SAY GOODNIGHT by Sally Lloyd-Jones
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"The progression of both text and pictures from busy activity to settling down will give youngsters an example to follow. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Forest animal moms tell their little ones that it's time to say goodnight in this rhyming bedtime treat. Read full book review >