Search Results: "Sam Williams"


BOOK REVIEW

BUNNY AND BEE PLAYTIME by Sam  Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"The offering would have been better served in a larger picture-book edition with more pages to allow the delightful illustrations and the simple story room to breathe. (Board book. 2-4)"
Two toddlers, one costumed as a bunny and another like a bee, are the best of friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARE WE THERE YET? by Sam  Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2013

"A measured counterattack for those parents planning on going anywhere with chronic complainers in tow. (Picture book. 4-8)"
If Make Way for Ducklings had been chock-full of whiny fowl, it might have looked like this thinly veiled metaphor of a family road trip. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NO MORE BITING FOR BILLY GOAT by Bernette Ford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"The morsels of behavioral insight, along with Ducky's peacemaking, give this as much instructional value for adults as it does for little diaper-wearing beasties. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A bad habit nipped, so to speak, in the bud. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSY IN THE GARDEN by George Shannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Get ready to reap some new young gardeners who will relish their veggies. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Shannon and Williams produce a joyful celebration of gardening, vegetables and silliness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OVERBOARD! by Sarah Weeks
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Delightful—for those beyond this baby stage. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A toddler bunny's favorite game is to fling things "Overboard!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABY, I LOVE YOU by Karma Wilson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Dec. 22, 2009

"Still, only Cruella de Vil couldn't love this book; everyone else will dissolve into baby-loving protoplasm. (Ages 6 mos.-2)"
"Love my baby's / little hands, / love those / little fingers, too. // Love my baby, / little one. / Oh, my baby, / I love you!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ART BARN by Sam Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"Substitute any of the more realistic and genuinely engaging introductions to preschool routines that are available. (Board book. 2-4)"
Busy art featuring cartoonish stuffed animals introduces young children to typical preschool activities in whimsical Noah's Park, a sort of combination theme park and preschool. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNACK TIME by Sam Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Sweet but dull. (Board book. 2-3)"
Six little animal babies spend the day at Noah's Park. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE RED by Sarah Ferguson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"The cheery cover and detailed watercolor illustrations add considerable, genuine charm to the effort. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Ferguson, the Duchess of York, is famous for her red tresses, a trait shared by the main character in this offering, a doll-like child named Little Red. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY DO IT! by Ros Asquith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"With thick pages and manageable flaps, this merry little book should keep busy tots happily occupied. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Asquith's exuberant story celebrates the fierce independence of toddlerhood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BABY'S GAME BOOK by Isabel Wilner
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2000

"A winsome treasury of games that reinforce the bonds of love between parent and child. (author's note) (Picture book. 0-2)"
Wilner's (The Poetry Troupe, not reviewed) collection of games, especially for baby, engages children's entire being, from the top of their fuzzy little heads to the tips of their tiny toes, in loving play. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABIES by Ros Asquith
by Ros Asquith, illustrated by Sam Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"A perfect choice for an anytime snuggle. (Picture book. 1-4)"
A catalogue list of all the different types of babies begins as their diapered forms start tumbling across the pages. Read full book review >