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

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

HUBBLE BUBBLE GRANNY TROUBLE by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2012

"Nestled among the burping bats and mischievous frogs, a lesson on appreciating differences is charmingly presented. Let this tale work its magic throughout the year. (Picture book. 3-6) "
As they say, be careful what you wish for… Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LITTLE WHITE OWL by Tracey Corderoy
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Corderoy's prose is lyrical (if treacly) and Chapman's illustrations are pretty enough. (Picture book. 4-6)"
In the middle of a snowy wilderness, there lives a little white owl, all by himself, with just his teddy bear. 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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >