Search Results: "Stephanie Graegin"


BOOK REVIEW

PEACE IS AN OFFERING by Annette LeBox
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"Affecting and heartfelt. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A list of small lessons that, when added up, have a great impact. Read full book review >

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HOW TO SHARE WITH A BEAR by Eric Pinder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Tender and charming. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Thomas makes a cozy cave that attracts a small bear. Read full book review >

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YOU WERE THE FIRST by Patricia MacLachlan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"More than the children it ostensibly targets, new parents will appreciate this tender celebration of the parent-first baby bond that grows as fast as the little one does. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Two doting parents celebrate the many milestones of their first child. Read full book review >

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FORGET ME NOT by Nancy van Laan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Poignant but not overly sentimental—and actually quite light in some places—this quiet offering opens up a discussion of a condition that affects many. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A delicate, perceptive look at an elderly loved one with dementia. Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BUNNY! by Elizabeth Garton Scanlon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"Happy birthday to a splendid book for new birthday boys and girls. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Scanlon delivers a sweet, rhyming text to tell the story of a little bunny's birthday in Graegin's debut picture book. Read full book review >

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LITTLE FOX IN THE FOREST by Stephanie Graegin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"A wordless picture book that makes a great read. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A small child, a fox, and the deep forest: not a grim tale at all but rather a magical journey culminating in an act of mutual kindness. Read full book review >

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DON'T FEED THE BOY by Irene Latham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Feed this to animal fans. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Raised in the Alabama zoo run by his busy parents, 11-year-old Whit dreams of escape, but his new friend Stella is someone whose need for escape is real. Read full book review >

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WATER IN THE PARK by Emily Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"Water may flow in abundance through these pages, but this title is an outpouring of observation that repays careful readers richly. (Picture book. 3-6)"
From sunrise to sunset on a scorching summer day, people (and animals) use the water found in a park in many different ways. Read full book review >

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HOW TO BUILD A SNOW BEAR by Eric Pinder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A pleasant choice for a cozy read though not quite as sweet as the characters' first outing. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bear and brother, introduced in How to Share with a Bear (2015), are back. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LOST GIFT by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A delightful, quiet story with a subtle theme of giving to others as a gift in itself. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Four animal friends find a lost package that fell from Santa's sleigh, and by working together, they deliver the package for Santa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HECTOR THE COLLECTOR by Emily Beeny
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A sweet and child-sensitive addition to any picture-book collection. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Hector and his classmates learn about collecting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A TRUE HOME by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A plucky mouse finds her true home in this warm, winning tale. (Animal fantasy. 7-10)"
An orphan mouse unexpectedly arrives at Heartwood Hotel, which she hopes will become the home she's seeking. Read full book review >