Entries Tagged as 'Jane O’Connor'

Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth

May 21st, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Mysteries make for perfect chapter books. In fact, I remember being captivated by the likes of Encyclopedia Brown when I was a kid — I could never leave the characters in suspense by putting the book down. Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth had my three-and-a-half year old daughter exclaiming, “One more chapter, we have […]

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Fancy Nancy: Every Day is Earth Day

April 22nd, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Those familiar with the Fancy Nancy series know that Fancy Nancy is a girl with flair and enthusiasm. Although green is not her favorite color, she takes being green very seriously in Fancy Nancy: Every Day is Earth Day. When her class discusses some basics about living green and taking the […]

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Best Books of the Decade?

December 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

By JESSICA ALMY Common Sense Media has compiled a list of the top-ten books for preschoolers published during the last decade.  Two of their picks are among kiddo’s favorite: the delightful My Friend Rabbit from Eric Rohmann, author-illustrator of the eminently veg-friendly book The Cinder-Eyed Cats, and Fancy Nancy by Jane O’Connor and Robin Glasser, […]

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Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy

October 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I’ve got mixed feelings about the Fancy Nancy series by Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser. On one hand, Nancy is a bright, confident girl who likes learning new words and being thoughtful to her friends. On the other, what she really loves — her whole raison d’etre — is to be fancy. And […]

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