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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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

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

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

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

LOST LITTLE PENGUIN by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"Well-meaning and cute but ultimately slight. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A wee, willful penguin learns a valuable lesson on false assumptions—and friendship. Read full book review >

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SHIFTY MCGIFTY AND SLIPPERY SAM by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"The illustrations are delicious, but the tale cuts little new ground. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Some rather slim fun about a couple of dogs making indecently sweet desserts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHIZZ! POP! GRANNY, STOP! by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Corderoy and Berger have concocted a splendid follow-up (Hubble, Bubble, Granny Trouble, 2012) full of gentle humor spotlighting the special relationship between grandmothers and granddaughters. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Granny sure knows how to cast a spell, but her granddaughter, who narrates, just wants to spend time getting ready for her upcoming birthday party without using the special "Helping Kit." Read full book review >