Search Results: "Smriti Prasadam-Halls"


BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE YOU NIGHT AND DAY by Smriti Prasadam-Halls
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"A generic addition to a thoroughly overcrowded bandwagon. (Picture book. 5-8, adult)"
This new entry in the "I love you SO VERY MUCH" genre offers grandiose rhyme paired to images of a small blue bunny and a slightly larger purple bear. Read full book review >

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I'LL NEVER LET YOU GO by Smriti Prasadam-Halls
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2016

"Not really high or low, this effort takes the middle road. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The theme of unconditional love, in both good and bad times, is offered in rhyme alongside pictures of loving pairs of animals. Read full book review >

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PAIRS! by Smriti Prasadam-Halls
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"A book disguised as a game—or perhaps a game disguised as a book—that will keep older toddlers and younger preschoolers thoroughly engaged. (Board book. 2-4)"
In rhyming verse and colorful spreads, preschoolers are invited to find all sorts of creatures that live in the sea. Read full book review >

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KISS IT BETTER by Smriti Prasadam-Halls
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"While it's certainly true that kisses make most things better, most kids don't need yet another book, no matter how sweet, to tell them so. (Picture book. 2-6)"
This book extols all the wondrous things that kisses can make better. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

T. VEG by Smriti Prasadam-Halls
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"'Because they know it's true… / The best thing in the world is being happy being you!' (Picture book. 4-8)"
Reg loves to munch the veg—unfortunately he's a T. Rex. Read full book review >

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HAVE YOU SEEN BUNNY? by Smriti Prasadam
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"A fine choice for lift-the-flap fans, but touch-and-feel enthusiasts should try other offerings. (Board book. 1-3)"
A lift-the-flap and touch-and-feel peekaboo experience for little ones. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 2000

"I didn't want a cow!' (Picture book. 3-6)"
A moderately silly counting book, with slick, cartoony, computer-influenced illustrations opposite each page of short rhymed text. Read full book review >

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BLAZING COURAGE by Kelly Milner Halls
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"Uncomplicated reading done well. (Fiction. 9-14)"
Book 1 in the Animal Rescues series tells the story of a home-schooled teen and the wild mustang she buys. Read full book review >

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GHOSTLY EVIDENCE by Kelly Milner Halls
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"The paranormal is a popular topic, and this slender volume will likely be an easy sell. (Nonfiction. 10-16)"
An unexpected voice caught on a baby monitor. The strange face of someone who wasn't seen captured in a photo. An object that moves by itself. Could these be evidence of ghosts? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"A superb offering—and therefore a shame that its cover design of a boy and girl in a clinch makes it look like a run-of-the mill romance, which may limit its appeal. (Short stories. 14 & up)"
This conceptually unique collection of short story pairings by a constellation of teen-literature stars explores a variety of relationship types as the respective male and female involved in each one experience them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"All those hundreds of witnesses and researchers can't be wrong, can they? (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
A true believer presents the evidence. Read full book review >