Entries Tagged as 'ALA Notable Children’s books'

City Dog, Country Frog

October 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In City Dog, Country Frog, Caldecott Honoree Mo Willems has penned a tale about friendship and change.  When City Dog arrives in the country for a springtime visit, he runs as fast and as far as he can (without a leash!).  He meets Country Frog sitting on a rock, waiting for a friend.  […]

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To Market, To Market

July 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Anne Miranda’s brilliant spoof of Mother Goose’s not-so-vegetarian-friendly nursery rhyme “To Market, To Market” is full of humor and compassion, teaching kids that animals make better companions than they do food. Janet Stevens adds the illustration, overlaying retro photos in black-and-white with witty drawings. Kiddo and I love the expressions on […]

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