All from Harcourt - Children's Books to cheer for
All from Harcourt, all priced at $16.00, all worth
giving to that favorite child or grandkid. Here's the lineup.
"Hurry Hurry" by Eve Bunting illustrated by Jeff Mack
($16.00) delightful accounts in words and pictures of a big day in
"I'm Going to Grandma's by Mary Ann Hoberman, illustrated by
Tiphanie Beeke is a delightful, nostalgic, warm look at all the
book's title conveys.
"With You Always ,Little Monday" by Genevieve Cote fuses the story
of a mother's love with a world wide legend. The book begins with
the words: "One summer, on a clear Monday night, the forest animals
found a baby rabbit fast asleep in the moonlight . . . ." and from
that point on the reader is hooked to read on and
look on in this fabulous book.
Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars," space poems and paintings by
Douglas Florian who writes poetry, paints and star gazes in New York
City where he lives with his wife and their five children. This book
is simply spectacular containing nifty, neat and succinct poems and
all kinds of winning illustrations. Even adults can learn a lot from
highly appealing tome.
"Mary Poppins & Mary Poppins Comes Back" by P. L. Travers ($19.95)
is a book housing the first two adventures of everyone's favorite -
Beautiful in appearance, with illustrations by Mary Shepard, so
pleasing in content, this is a keepsake for adults as well as
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: "Satchel Paige, Don't Look Back" written by
David A. Adler and Illustrated by Terry Widener (Harcourt Children's
Books, $16.00, 32 pages) is geared to ages 5 to 8. But this is
really a book for all ages and for gift giving or to retain as part
of your sports library. "Satchel Paige may have been the best
pitcher ever," the book begins and we are then there through his
many baseball highlights in clear and concise prose and brilliant
and appealing art.
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