Entries Tagged as 'Seasons'

One More Acorn

January 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY In honor of Squirrel Appreciation Day, I thought it would be appropriate to review a book that my daughter received from some fellow squirrel enthusiasts entitled One More Acorn. The story follows a father grey squirrel in the late fall, as he searches for a buried acorn. People have descended upon Washington, D.C., […]

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A Starlit Snowfall

December 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI I received this book as a review copy. It is the story of two friends making plans as winter approaches. Bear has a nice warm cave and invites Rabbit to stay with him until spring arrives. Rabbit says no at first, enjoying the freedom of the brisk fall mornings. But then the first frost of […]

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All the Seasons of the Year

July 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Year-long Forecast: 100% chance of love. Deborah Lee Rose writes a sweet story of cherishing children through each literal and metaphorical season of the year. She rains poetic descriptions of each season beginning with fall and follows up with warm rhymes demonstrating examples of outdoor quality time activities with the child. […]

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Wild Horse Winter

May 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In the affecting spirit of Japanese nature poetry (like that of Basho), comes Wild Horse Winter, a flowing and dramatic tale of a colt and his mother who survive four seasons on the island of Hokkaido, Japan. Author-artist Testuya Honda beautifully portrays – in a cold color palette (blues, whites) […]

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