Search Results: "Sandra Magsamen"


BOOK REVIEW

BAA, MOO, I LOVE YOU! by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"While the ending is a little sentimental and some of the rhymes a little forced, the simplicity is spot-on for the youngest readers. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Farm animals greet each other with signature sounds. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, MY LOVE by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"The cozy art and tender verse will appeal to those seeking sentimental bedtime fare. (Board book. 0-18 mos.)"
A quiet and gentle lift-the-flap book from the Sandra Magsamen design franchise. Read full book review >

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GOOD MORNING SUNSHINE! by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"While the cheerful, gold-foil-framed sun on the cover is inviting, the meal served inside will leave readers less than satisfied. (Board book. 2-4)"
Youngsters are invited to make and eat their own breakfast as they lift flaps, open gatefold pages and pull tabs. Read full book review >

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OUR LITTLE DEER by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A pleasant addition to the Christmas shelf. (Board book. 1-2) "
A little deer is loved. Read full book review >

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I LOVE HUGS AND KISSES by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Cuddle up to share these hugs and kisses. (Board book. 1-3)"
This cheerful board book is a sugary paean to love. Read full book review >

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I'M WILD ABOUT YOU! by Sandra Magsamen
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 28, 2016

"These cutesy board books come across as just more saccharine fluff. (Board book. 1-3)"
Sweet exclamations of unconditional love and admiration are the order of the day here. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PEEK-A-BOO, I LOVE YOU! by Sandra Magsamen
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"The publisher gives a 3-6 age range; while preschoolers' small-motor skills can handle the flaps, there's not enough substance to sustain their interest. (6 mos.-2)"
A dog with a heart-shaped patch over one eye peeks from behind a squishy fabric heart on the cover of this lift-the-flap board book. Read full book review >

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SPOOKY POOKIE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"A pleasant holiday spent with a perfectly charming character. (Board book. 1-3)"
One of Boynton's signature characters celebrates Halloween. Read full book review >

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HIPPOS GO BERSERK! by Sandra Boynton
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Most of the fun will make perfect sense to preschoolers; give this to a slightly younger audience than those who love Jeff Sheppard's The Right Number of Elephants (1990). (Picture book. 2-5)"
Hippos Go Berserk ($14.00, paper $5.99; Oct. 1, 1996; 32 pp.; 0- 689-80854-2, paper 0-689-80818-6): A 20-year-old counting book gets new illustrations featuring, once again, the solitary hippo who invites two friends to what becomes a wild party as groups of three, then four hippos (up to nine) arrive and then depart. Read full book review >

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EEK! HALLOWEEN! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"An excellent, rounded effort from a creator who knows how to deliver. (Board book. 1-3)"
The farmyard's chickens experience Halloween. Read full book review >

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GROWING UP WILD: BEARS by Sandra Markle
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2000

"Great photos, great bears! (glossary, author's note) (Nonfiction. 710)"
Another exceptional title by the prolific science writer best known for her Outside and Inside series, this one describes the life cycle and growth of bears: brown, black, grizzly and polar. Read full book review >