Entries Tagged as 'Ducks'

Biscuit Finds a Friend

October 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY My daughter is just learning to read, and she gets easily discouraged when it takes too long to sound out words or figure out a sentence. Luckily, Alyssa Satin Capucilli’s Biscuit books are just about right. While there are a lot of sight words (perhaps because they’re geared to “shared reading”), […]

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McKenzie’s Frosty Surprise

September 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR In this story by Patricia L. Atchison and Jo-Anne Jagers, McKenzie is a Mallard duck with a mind of his own. Rather than follow the other ducks and make the annual migration when the weather starts to get colder, he insists on staying behind. Soon thereafter, McKenzie learns that it wasn’t […]

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If You Were My Baby: A Wildlife Lullaby

August 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN If you were my baby squirrel,/ I would welcome you to the world/ In a secret nest I made just for you. And so begins this tender bedtime story. Following the same format on each page — three poetic lines written from a parental perspective — children are introduced to […]

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10 Little Rubber Ducks

July 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Author and illustrator Eric Carle has an extensive body of work that is well known to those with children or even those who have set foot in the children’s section of any American bookstore or library. A brief forward in 10 Little Rubber Ducks explains that Mr. Carle’s inspiration for this […]

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