Entries Tagged as 'Series'

Toby the Pet Therapy Dog and His Hospital Friends

March 16th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Animals used for therapeutic services are seen all over the American landscape, but their presence in children’s literature is just now making its foray. After chronicling her struggles with the real-life Toby (read: destructive, erratic behavior) in the adult work On Toby’s Terms, author Charmaine Hammond scripted the first in […]

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Mercy Watson to the Rescue

March 3rd, 2012 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate Di Camillo (of The Tale of Despereaux fame) and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen is the first of what is currently a six book series centered around the exuberant pig Mercy Watson. Mr. and Mrs. Watson dote on Mercy, extolling her many virtues and proclaiming that […]

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Meet Mr. and Mrs. Green

February 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I love Keith Baker’s Who Is the Beast? but had never read any of his other children’s books, so when I discovered he had written a series about two alligators, I eagerly sought out a book for my six-year-old daughter. Meet Mr. and Mrs. Green features three short chapters/ stories, at least one […]

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Good Dog, Aggie

February 18th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN In this latest installment of  the “Aggie and Ben” series, Ben learns that Aggie does not listen well. After she chews his homework, he decides to send her to “Doggie school.” Unfortunately, Aggie does not listen to the dog trainer either and is dismissed from Doggie school after disrupting the class.. […]

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