Search Results: "Sarah Fox-Davies"


BOOK REVIEW

BAT LOVES THE NIGHT by Nicola Davies
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Nevertheless, this is a beautifully designed and thoughtfully executed informational storybook. (Picture book/nonfiction. 4-7)"
Bat (a pipistrelle) wakes up, flies out into the night to eat, and returns home to feed her young. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOON FROG by Richard Edwards
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1993

"An attractive addition. (Poetry/Picture book. 4-10)"
Twenty-nine new ``Animal Poems for Young Children''—deftly phrased, contagiously rhythmic, and pleasingly varied. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE MIST by Angela McAllister
ANIMALS
Released: April 5, 2011

"Appealing reading for mothers and their little cubs. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Under his mother's tutelage, a snow leopard cub's possibilities expand with wonder as he explores the pristine mountain world he inhabits. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW BEARS by Martin Waddell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"A captivating mixture of winter fun and warmly inviting illustrations, this is an ideal choice to cuddle up with on nippy winter days. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A snowy winter's day provides fun and frolic for a mother bear and her cubs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DO RABBITS HAVE CHRISTMAS? by Aileen Fisher
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Still, this is a treat for Christmas or any winter reading. (Picture book/poetry. 4-7)"
A family of rabbits help themselves to carrots from an outdoor Christmas tree on the attractive cover of this collection of 15 previously published poems about winter and Christmas by the late poet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG FRIENDS by Linda Sarah
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"Excellent, believable advice, with boxes—what could be better than that? (Picture book. 4-8)"
For those few blighted souls out there who are unaware of this fact, cardboard boxes are a kid's answer to pretty much everything. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"This innocuous, easy-to-read addition to the self-help literature for women comes with the advantage of the author's famous surname—she is the daughter of newscaster Tom Brokaw—which may give readers an extra measure of confidence in her advice."
User-friendly guide for women who have entered that dreaded midlife decade and need reassurance about dealing with it. Read full book review >

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SEE THE WORLD THROUGH SCARLET-TINTED GLASSES
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Beneath the Shine by Sarah Fine

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine
BFF Charms: Eventually, With Benefits
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Politechs
Bonus Factor: The Scarlet Pimpernel
Factor: Politics
Anti-Bonus Factor: Needs a Glossary
Relationship Status: Concerned Constituent

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine

This cover is a little on the nose. It’s pretty, and the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BEN DRAWS TROUBLE by Matt Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2015

"Funny and exuberantly sweet. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Ben Lukin, the bike-loving boy from Ben Rides On (2013), loses something of special significance: his sketchbook.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIZZY BEAR, LET'S GET TO WORK! by Benji Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"Bury the excessive exclamation points and focus on the visual details to salvage this dig. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Bizzy Bear knows how to get the job done. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEN RIDES ON  by Matt Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 2013

"Great amusement for the bold and timid alike. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young readers and listeners will feel like cheering when this unprepossessing hero gets his due. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STORM WHALE by Benji Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Replete with both peaceful charm and a sense of wonder, this is a selection children will embrace and come back to time and time again. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The story of a very unusual friendship. Read full book review >