Search Results: "Tracey Corderoy"


BOOK REVIEW

JUST RIGHT FOR TWO by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When he makes a new friend, a self-reliant little dog soon realizes that life alone can have its downside. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAIRY TALE PETS by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"The story cries out for an overpowered reading, which is as likely to provoke a brawl as laughter. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A bevy of fairy-tale creatures descend on a newly minted and totally unprepared petsitter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GREAT GRANNY CAKE CONTEST! by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"This accessible series should lead young readers to the groaning shelves of middle-grade fantasy that await. (Fantasy. 6-8)"
Pandora and her granny return in a new set of stories about witches who cannot refrain from using magic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SUPER-SPOOKY FRIGHT NIGHT! by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Italics and exclamation points may be overused, but this new humorous series is full of gently amusing magical surprises. (Fantasy. 7-9)"
Shades of Bewitched, the old TV show featuring a witch married to a regular guy. Read full book review >

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SQUISH SQUASH SQUEEZE! by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Promising-enough storytime fare despite the unconvincing illustrations. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Mouse's roomy new home becomes anything but as he discovers that it already has several outsized residents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MORE! by Tracey Corderoy
by Tracey Corderoy, illustrated by Tim Warnes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Here is one case where more is definitely just right. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Who doesn't love getting a little more? Otto is an expert at "More!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHY? by Tracey Corderoy
by Tracey Corderoy, illustrated by Tim Warnes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Look for a different title to entertain, rather than impersonate, young readers. (Picture book. 3-5)"
More character sketch than story, this title will feel familiar to parents of curious children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I WANT MY MOMMY! by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"This winning tale with considerable child appeal will entertain young readers whether they suffer from a bit of separation anxiety or not. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Though he is distressed that his mother is going out for the whole day without him for the first time, Arthur and Grandma do their best to play through his bouts of moodiness and engage in some adventurous fun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WACKY WINTER WONDERLAND! by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Funny and light but with enough of a plot to keep readers interested. (Fantasy. 6-9)"
Pandora and Granny continue their magical partnership in this chapter book that presents three discrete stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I WANT MY DADDY by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"This companion to I Want My Mommy (2013) offers a charming story about father-child bonding. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When little mouse Arthur encounters trouble, he knows just whom to call—Daddy! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A FLOWER IN THE SNOW by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"This friendship tale definitely has a message, but readers may not be able to find it under the snow. (Picture book. 4-7)"
This odd but sweet tale is flavored with a bit of O. Henry's "Gift of the Magi." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT'S MINE by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Sweet and useful, if duplicative and lacking the crystalline emotional depths of Lisa Jahn-Clough's My Friend and I (1999). (Picture book. 3-6)"
Baby Bear learns an important lesson in sharing. Read full book review >