Search Results: "Wendy Grieb"


BOOK REVIEW

MONSTER NEEDS HIS SLEEP by Paul Czajak
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2014

"Sure to be a welcome choice for the going-to-bed time that never seems to end. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Czajak and Grieb (Monster Needs a Costume, 2013) pair up once again for a hilarious take on the many creative ways a monster attempts to avoid bedtime. Read full book review >

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MONSTER NEEDS A CHRISTMAS TREE by Paul Czajak
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Save this for kids who will love Monster's scary demeanor—there should be many. (Picture book. 4-8)
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A little boy narrates the story of how he and the monster who lives at his house spend the day before Christmas together getting ready for the holiday. Read full book review >

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MONSTER NEEDS A COSTUME by Paul Czajak
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Given the jaunty flow of the story and the humorous details on every page, put this at the top of the list for unscary options come October. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What to wear for trick-or-treating? The perennial dilemma stumps Monster, who takes costume suggestions from a helpful boy, who narrates this rhyming tale. Read full book review >

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MONSTER NEEDS TO GO TO SCHOOL by Paul Czajak
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"A rhyming bullying tale with some worthwhile lessons. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Monster and his little boy tackle Monster's first day of school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THANKSGIVING AT OUR HOUSE by Wendy Watson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 1991

"A welcome addition to Watson's attractive holiday books. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A family prepares for and celebrates a traditional Thanksgiving, with relatives, old and young, coming from near and far. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DON’T LICK THE DOG by Wendy Wahman
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2009

Eye-popping colors and exaggerated shapes with sharp edges are the defining characteristics of Wahman's distinctive illustrations for this how-to on meeting new canine friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MUTE SWANS by Wendy Pfeffer
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Without scientific names, sizes, or other vital statistics on the swans, this is an attractive title, though mostly for browsers. (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
In this entry in the Creatures in White series, glossy full- color photographs and a brief text document the life cycle of the mute swan, a European native that has been introduced into areas of the eastern US and Michigan. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MUSEUM OF INTANGIBLE THINGS by Wendy Wunder
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 10, 2014

"Fans of the author's The Probability of Miracles (2011) will discover more of life's possibilities and wonder. (Fiction. 14-18)"
An unexpected love story with a wild road trip to boot. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST PRESENT by Wendy Mass
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"While the tale has general appeal, it is most suited for devoted series fans, who will most appreciate the tying up of loose ends and revelation of long-held secrets. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The latest volume in the Willow Falls series finds Amanda and Leo trying to save a young girl through a series of eventful time-traveling adventures. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EVERY SOUL A STAR by Wendy Mass
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Glowing astronomical details entrance. (author's note, further reading) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Three lives are transformed at a much-anticipated total solar eclipse. Read full book review >