Entries Tagged as 'Amy Bates'

Rock-a-Bye Room

November 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY What a sweet bedtime book! With a nod to the lullaby “Rock-a-Bye Baby” and Margaret Wise Brown’s classic bedtime story Good Night, Moon, Susan Meyer’s gentle rhymes and Amy Bates’ darling illustrations are sure to soothe your kiddo before bed. This safe, quiet, gentle book (which I received as a review copy […]

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First Pooch

September 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I’m charmed by Carole Boston Weatherford’s picture book on how First Dog Bo became part of the First Family. Living in Washington, DC, my family and I are intimate with the president’s motorcade, helicopters, and even the National Christmas Tree on the south lawn. But the man himself? We know as much […]

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The Dog Who Belonged to No One

November 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Our dog is supposed to be dead.  Picked up as a skin-and-bones stray, he was scheduled to be euthanized in a high-kill shelter a few days before a rescue transport van arrived.  A shelter worker hid him, hoping the transporter had room for him in her van and her small rescue facility.  […]

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