Search Results: "Yayo"


BOOK REVIEW

KEEPER OF SOLES by Teresa Bateman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2006

"A terrific complement in plot, theme and warmhearted tone for Yuyi Morales's Just a Minute (2003). (Picture book. 6-8)"
A Colombian artist makes his U.S. debut on a high note, pairing witty paintings to Bateman's lively tale of a shoemaker who gets Death for a customer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHERE ARE YOU LITTLE RED BALL? by Patricia Côté
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2016

"A simple book paves the way for complicated concepts. (Board book. 2-4)"
A little red ball tries out a variety of identities before finding its true calling—maybe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NIGHT SKY WHEEL RIDE by Sheree Fitch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2013

"A giddy, intense, hugely fun ride that will propel listening audiences large or small into spinning tizzies of their own. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Poem and pictures unite in a delirious celebration of a first ride on a Ferris wheel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE KING WHO BARKED by Charlotte Foltz Jones
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"After reading this fantastical romp, the family pet just may take its rightful place at the head of the household. (introduction, bibliography, index) (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
Politics may be closely linked to monkey business in the minds of many, but a real monkey for mayor? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IF I HAD A MILLION ONIONS by Sheree Fitch
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"And give the rest away.' (Poetry. 8-12)"
A delight from first line to last, these 25 poems—each featuring small, whimsical colored-pencil sketches from a Colombian illustrator—take on topics from the simple joys of riding a bumper car, the relief that comes from turning a library book in on time and "Grampy's Borborygmus" (look it up) to the qualities that enrich a life. Read full book review >