Search Results: "Sally Symes"


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)"
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BOOK REVIEW

I HAVE A LOOSE TOOTH by Sally Noll
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 1992

"An engaging take on a perennial topic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The day's big event is supposed to be Nanny's birthday party, but for Molly it's her first loose tooth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHEEP FAIRY by Ruth Louise Symes
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Destined to be a champion read-aloud, and a surefire way to give young listeners wings of their own. (Picture book. 5-7)"
This tale of an ordinary sheep with a soaring secret dream earns top marks for humor and child appeal. Read full book review >

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ANGEL CREEK by Sally Rippin
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 16, 2013

"An intriguing and singular depiction of angels neatly wrapped up in a brief, captivating coming-of-age tale. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
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BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Previously published separately in the United Kingdom, the two-in-one flip-book format will definitely attract young American readers. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
Down-to-earth Ruby is a total disappointment to her famous magician parents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPILLED WATER by Sally Grindley
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 4, 2004

"A well-developed page-turner with a somewhat idealistic ending as Uncle welcomes Lu Si-Yan home, ever remorseful for his role in her harsh, difficult life and her mother's ultimate death. (Fiction. 12-15)"
When Lu Si-Yan's father dies and her mother suffers a breakdown, her selfish, old-fashioned Uncle sells her to the wealthy Chen family as a servant. Read full book review >