Search Results: "Victoria Maizes"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Solid and wide-ranging prenatal advice for women of all ages."
A well-rounded approach to ensuring a successful pregnancy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON MY WAY TO THE BATH by Sarah Maizes
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Readers will be thrilled with the ending—Maizes sets the stage for an encore for Livi, who suddenly sees that baths aren't so boring after all: 'I am a shark…' (Picture book. 3-6)"
A young girl reluctant to quit her playing for the "boredom" of the bath imagines all sorts of adventures on her way to the tub. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SEA TIGER by Victoria Turnbull
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A sweetly imaginative story about friendship whose message will linger. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Turnbull's debut plumbs the depths of a friendship between a confident Sea Tiger and a quiet merboy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PINKALICIOUS 123 by Victoria Kann
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"Children learn gender stereotypes soon enough. No need to rush the process. (Board book. 2-4)"
Pinkalicious spreads her message to the board-book set. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GREAT PET ESCAPE by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"Guaranteed fun for young readers, who will eye their classroom pets with some suspicion in the future. (Graphic fantasy. 6-10)"
Classroom pets have a wild night in the halls of Daisy P. Flugelhorn Elementary. Read full book review >

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ROLLER GIRL by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"Full of charm and moxie—don't let this one roll past. (Graphic fiction. 9-13)"
One summer changes everything for two 12-year-old girls whose friendship is tested when their interests—and attitudes—diverge. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COSTUME PARTY by Victoria Chess
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Not a bad way to while away some stuck-indoors time. (Picture book. 6-8)"
After a long rainy spell sets her five bull terriers to tearing up the house, Madame Coco decides to divert them with a costume party. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KINGS OF THE CASTLE by Victoria Turnbull
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2017

"A marvelous journey worth taking. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Two creatures build a fantastical world together, forging a lifelong friendship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PANDORA by Victoria Turnbull
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"A valuable ecological message, deftly delivered. Incandescent. (Picture book. 3-9)"
A gentle fox finds a friend in a desolate world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL'S FAIRE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Readers will cheer her victories, wince at her stumbles, and likely demand visits to the nearest faire themselves to sample the wares and fun. (Graphic fiction. 10-13)"
A home-schooled squireling sallies forth to public school, where the woods turn out to be treacherous and dragons lie in wait. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON MY WAY TO SCHOOL by Sarah Maizes
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2014

"Would that every kid had an imagination like Livi's so that getting ready for school was always this much fun. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Livi, that master of imagination who finds ingenious ways to make transition times fun, must tackle getting ready for school in the morning. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON MY WAY TO BED by Sarah Maizes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Bed-based procrastination is nothing new, but Livi's imaginative play takes the experience to an entirely superior level. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The exuberant heroine of On My Way to the Bath (2012) returns to tackle that most perilous of childhood rituals: bedtime. Read full book review >