Entries Tagged as 'Andrea Zollman'

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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You Be You

November 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN Playful and colorful, this sequel to Only One You stars Linda Kranz’s bright, vivid “rockfish,” and cleverly incorporates photographs of the ocean into the background. As little rockfish Adri swims home after exploring the ocean, he notices that, “Some fish swim left/some fish swim right/some fish swim in a circle/some fish […]

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Uno’s Garden

September 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN With a story reminiscent of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax and Bill Peet’s The Wump World, Uno’s Garden  features the vivid illustrations of Graeme Base (Animalia) and a story of  how plants, animals and humans can either live in harmony or not, depending on the choices those humans make. While hiking one […]

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The Substitute Creacher

August 22nd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN In this picture book, Chris Gall employs a mixture of verse and prose to tell a cautionary tale of the consequences of pranks, misdeeds and carelessness. When a mysterious green, one-eyed character, “the Substitute Creacher,” visits a class of pranksters one day, he shares gruesome tales of woe, showing mug shots […]

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