"Next time you’re in the library, come check out these little gems; even if your kids have grown beyond these simple picture books, they will still brighten your day! (read full review here)" Thank you Valerie of CSL Children's Department!
"The story explores the themes of friendship and forgiveness and makes the distinction between being a bad person and a good person who is just having a bad day. (read full review here)"
"...I find it interesting that not one character has an actual name. The pig is simply Pig, cow is Cow, dog is Dog, and girl is Girl. Oh, and chicken is Chicken. But, when I read the story, the Girl became “Sue” and the story became part mine. I like that. ...(read full review here)"
“Ohi’s watercolors are as endearing as ever...(Her) toys keep getting more real with every outing...”
"Preschoolers will love these popular characters, who devise clever solutions to their immediate problems." (read full review here at www.tchliteracy.com.)
"...For beginning readers, the vocabulary is easy enough that most children will quickly pick up words and be reading by themselves in no time...." (read full review here)
"Chicken, Pig, Cow's First Fight is a simple, well-written children's picture book that teaches a valuable lesson about friendship and forgiveness..."(read full review here)
"This year marks the 25th Anniversary of Ontario's illustrious Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium. To celebrate this silver milestone, Open Book has asked members of the literary community to tell us what they love about their favourite award-winning Trillium title..."(read full article here)
"The watercolor illustrations in Chicken, Pig, Cow's First Fight are bright, yet soft; work with a lot of white space; and upon first look are deceptively simple, but then reveal themselves to be surprisingly expressive." (Read the full review here. )
"One of the things that I love about this book is how quickly everything gets out of hand. No one intends to make the others angry, but it happens..."(read full review of "Chicken, Pig, Cow's First Fight" by "Crowding the Book Truck" here.)
Edible Literacy: "Purple Problem"
"An Inquisitive Look at Our Urban Planet" reviews "Chicken, Pig, Cow and the Class Pet" in their Preschoolers Segment.
Thank you, "Perogies & Gyoza" for this review of "Chicken, Pig, Cow"!
"Everything Mom" for "Chicken, Pig Cow Horse Around"
Recommended reading for children in celebration of Toronto Public Library's Book Bash! Children's Literature Festival on Saturday April 30, 2011. ("Chicken, Pig, Cow and the Purple Problem")
A lovely review! Thank you, King County!
"...The illustrations are just adorable, children will wish they had their own Chicken, Pig, Cow and Horse to play with. But the message of the story - you can keep your old friends and still make new friends - is perfect for preschool and early elementary children in new social situations." (for "Chicken, Pig, Cow Horse Around")
"...fun illustrations, clever idea, animal sounds, easy to stretch the story into activities like finger puppetry, a heartwarming ending…what else could you possibly want in a book for young children?" (for "Chicken, Pig, Cow")
A lovely review for " Chicken, Pig, Cow"! Thank you, '365'!
"Open Book Toronto"
Sal's Fiction Addiction
"Another Day, Another Thought...or Two"
"SMS Book Reviews"
"Chicken, Pig, Cow and the Purple Problem" featured in "SMS Book Reviews"--thanks, Kathleen!
"My Favourite Books"
Yay! "My Favourite Books" liked Chicken, Pig and Cow!
"So Many Precious Books, So Little Time"
Thank you Teddy Rose for this review of "Chicken, Pig, Cow on the Move".