Entries Tagged as 'Picture Book'

A Place to Start a Family: Poems about Creatures That Build

July 6th, 2018 · 8 Comments · Books

Review by KRISTIN WALD A PLACE TO START A FAMILY, by David Harrison, is a collection of 12 poems about animals and the homes they build. Separated into sections for builders underground, on land, in water, and in air, the poems focus on the materials and techniques each animal uses to create a cozy, safe […]

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A Penguin Named Patience: A Hurricane Katrina Rescue Story

February 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I received A Penguin Named Patience from Sleeping Bear Press as a review copy. I’ve never seen a picture book that ties in with Hurricane Katrina and it must be a sign that I’m getting older when books are made to explain events to children that may not have been alive at […]

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Prickly Rose

May 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD For any child who has compared herself to an older sibling or cousin and felt letdown, there is Prickly Rose. As a follow-up to Sitka Rose, a tall-tale about an adventurous young woman in rhyming verse, Prickly Rose, by Shelley Gill, picks up from the perspective of the previous heroine’s younger sister. The younger sister […]

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Plop & Splat (Find an Answer)

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN A fellow Pollination Project awardee, David Walega, is a new acquaintance of mine who runs Art for Animals’ Sake, an organization which strives to inspire a message of compassion through teaching artistic skills as a tool to empowerment and developing healthy social coping mechanisms. In other words, they’re an arts […]

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