Entries Tagged as 'Alliteration'

All the Awake Animals

October 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I received a review copy of All the Awake Animals (by Crescent Dragonwagon and illustrated by David McPhail) at just the right time. We have been trying to convince our two-year-old that sleep is not something he should fight and the theme of the book, that animals curl up and go to sleep […]

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Please Don’t Tease Tootsie

November 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN Illustrator Margaret Chamberlain’s first solo picture book introduces the youngest of children to the dos and don’ts of pet care.  She gives general advice to her readers such as “Don’t madden Mutley,” while in the picture a girl stands on a footstool and holds a cake out of poor Mutley’s reach. Chamberlain […]

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August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In Animalia, author and illustrator Graeme Base treats readers to a remarkably captivating alphabet book.  Each letter is represented with an alliterative phrase about a featured animal.  Upon closer inspection, it becomes clear that the detailed pictures contain not only illustrations related to the animals described but that there are also depictions of […]

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Four Famished Foxes and Fosdyke

March 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR In this story by Pamela Duncan Edwards, Fosdyke is different from his siblings. Rather than wanting to go out hunting each night like they do, he likes to cook French food. Each evening, as the other foxes head out for a night of carnivorous hunting, he whips up delicacies that they […]

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