Entries Tagged as 'Deborah Lee Rose'

Someone’s Sleepy

July 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD The repetition throughout Someone’s Sleepy has an almost hypnotic effect on children ready for bed. This calming, rhythmic book comes with a bedtime ritual embedded in the story; reading the story and drawing attention to each sleepy hand and sleepy foot allows caregiver and child to create a tender tradition amidst the sometimes chaotic routines […]

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Jimmy the Joey: Two Perspectives

June 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

There are so many interesting kids books in the world that our contributors don’t often double up on a title — but in this case, two received review copies of Jimmy the Joey. First, read Kristin’s review, which explains her kids’ reaction to the book. Then keep on reading for a different take from Carolyn. Review By […]

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All the Seasons of the Year

July 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Year-long Forecast: 100% chance of love. Deborah Lee Rose writes a sweet story of cherishing children through each literal and metaphorical season of the year. She rains poetic descriptions of each season beginning with fall and follows up with warm rhymes demonstrating examples of outdoor quality time activities with the child. […]

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Birthday Zoo

May 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE Birthday Zoo is a story that revolves around animals in the zoo who are celebrating a boy’s birthday party. Through clever rhymes, each animal plays a different role at the party. For example, the sloth says, “Spread out a cloth,” and the bats instruct, “Pass out the hats.” My favorite came […]

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