Entries Tagged as 'Steve Jenkins'

Just a Second

December 31st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I remember the long stretch of days when I was a kid, how summer seemed endless, and that we settled into games quickly enough to (nearly) finish them in twenty minutes of recess. Looking back, I think that time seemed different then, possibly because of my point of reference — only a few […]

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Animal Dads

June 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Beginning with the words, “Dads do many things,” this charming book by Sneed B. Collard III and Steve Jenkins draws parallels between the dads of other species and human dads. The use of the first person plural is inclusive, and invites readers to reflect on all the ways that dads make […]

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One Nighttime Sea

April 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE What a wonderful book, packed with so much! One Nighttime Sea is a book about discovering the many creatures who lurk in the sea at night—while we sleep (which makes it a perfect bedtime story). As we count up from one to 10 and back down again, we learn that there […]

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Hello, Baby!

September 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL       Mem Fox writes a simple and engaging tale relating animal characteristics to babies and toddlers. She uses rhyme to describe an animal on each page, but surprisingly focuses on some of the less obvious characteristics such as a porcupine “twitching its nose.” The descriptions are not overly detailed […]

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