Search Results: "Wendy Cheyette Lewison"


BOOK REVIEW

TWO IS FOR TWINS by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2006

"Each illustration sports a plethora of pairs (snails, swings, braids, etc.) to discover and to help master the number two. (Picture book. 2-5)"
"Twins are two-er than anyone." Read full book review >

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THE PRINCE AND THE POTTY by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2006

"A must for every library and toddler boy. (Picture book. 1-5)"
Boys had to wait 12 years, but their potty book has finally arrived, and it was well worth the wait. Read full book review >

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THE ROOSTER WHO LOST HIS CROW by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1995

"Wickstrom's watercolor illustrations nab all the action—the loss of crow, the farmer's wife's snores, the return to normality—with comic immediacy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
By morning's early light, Rooster readies himself to announce the dawn. Read full book review >

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GOING TO SLEEP ON THE FARM by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1992

"A captivating bedtime book, wrought with unusual thought and care. (Picture book. 2-6)"
As a drowsy little boy puts his toy animals into their box, he asks his sleepy dad (lying on the floor beside him) how they go to sleep. Read full book review >

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RAINDROP, PLOP! by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2004

"Finishing on a triumphant note with the sun bursting forth, this bright tale is just right for snuggling up on a stormy day. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A little girl frolics among the raindrops in this effervescent counting book. Read full book review >

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THE PRINCESS AND THE POTTY by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 1994

"Brown's broadly humorous illustrations, deftly limned in heavy broken lines with bright color added, are right in the spirit of a lighthearted story with sensible messages for tots and parents alike. (Picture book. 3-6)"
S&S offers two useful new takes on the potty picture this March: Young's judicious realism (below) and this more imaginative—and candid—tale of a princess who rejects a parade of fancy potties (``a musical potty...a potty that glowed in the dark'') proffered by her anxious parents and subjects, with the royal aplomb of a grown-up princess rejecting suitors. Read full book review >

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SHY VI by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
ANIMALS
Released: April 7, 1993

"A good additional purchase. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Little Violet, a quiet mouse among eight lively sibs, is too shy to raise her voice or to complain when her brother stands on her tail or her sister snores in her ear. Read full book review >

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WENDY by Karen Wallace
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"This tale's not stellar as a stand-alone, but deftly exposes the incestuous darkness that underlies Barrie's original. (Fiction. 12-14)"
What was Wendy Darling's life like before the coming of Peter Pan? Read full book review >

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MY FIRST GARDEN by Wendy Lewison
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2009

"While it's nice to see Asian-American characters, this well-meaning offering misses the mark. (1-2)"
"Mommy and I made a garden!...Can you guess what will grow?" Read full book review >

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TOMORROW WENDY by Shelley Stoehr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 1998

"Though the cast's adults are negligent or completely clueless, Stoehr gives her young narrator a saving sense of irony, and displays a keen appreciation for love's ambiguities and complexities. (Fiction. 14+)"
A Long Island teenager develops a crush on her boyfriend's twin sister in this steamy tale of emergent sexuality from the author of Wannabe (1997). Read full book review >

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THE WENDY PROJECT by Melissa Jane Osborne
Released: July 18, 2017

"An ethereal and haunting exploration of grief and death. (Graphic fiction. 12-adult)"
In this heart-wrenching graphic novel, a teen girl responsible for her younger brother's death must decide to accept the harsh reality or lose herself in escapist denial. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 22, 2011

"Perceptive and empathetic, but also gently unsparing—a superbly nuanced portrait."
From veteran nonfiction author Salamon (Hospital: Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God and Diversity on Steroids, 2008, etc.), the authorized biography of the playwright who brought the dreams and disappointments of her generation of women to the American stage. Read full book review >