Books by Nosy Crow

THE ITSY BITSY SPIDER by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 14, 2017

"An engaging take. (Board book. 2-3)"
The itsy bitsy spider scales the water spout again. Read full book review >
WHERE'S THE HEN? by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Playful, interactive reading fun for the youngest readers. (Board book. 6 mos-2)"
A lift-the-flap board book plays peekaboo with baby. Read full book review >
WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"A charming version of the classic song. (Board book. 1-3)"
"We wish you a merry Christmas!" sing the bundled-up fox, penguin, rabbit, and other anthropomorphic creatures. Read full book review >
HALLOWEEN ABC by Nosy Crow
by Nosy Crow, illustrated by Jannie Ho
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 18, 2017

"While the ghoulies here are more cute than scary, 'jump,' 'quiver,' and 'run' will probably get across the idea to even the youngest listeners that Halloween can be scary. (Board book. 2-4)"
An abecedary of spooky or autumnal delights for the littlest readers. Read full book review >
SPOOKY HOUSE by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"An excellent read for little ones learning about the holiday as well as those who can't wait for Halloween to arrive. (Board book. 1-3)"
Bizzy Bear attends a Halloween party. Read full book review >
CUDDLY COW by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2017

"The art and writing can stand on their own while the gimmick will likely distract anyone reading aloud even as it delights little ears and fingers. (Board book. 1-3)"
A cow named Cuddly searches for a quiet place to hit the hay in this book with barnyard sounds supplied in an embedded sound chip. Read full book review >
DO IT YOURSELF DAY by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Another sturdy entry in the Bizzy Bear collection. (Board book. 1-2)"
Bizzy Bear builds a treehouse. Read full book review >
BIG BUG LOG by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Good interactive fun for tots. (Board book. 3-6)"
"Bugsy Bug is going to see his grandma"—but is not sure how to get there. By following the clues, readers can help him find her. Read full book review >
HUSH-A-BYE BUNNY by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Going through this everyday routine with Bunny may assist adults in putting their own little bunnies to bed. (Board book. 1-3)"
It's that time of the day when Bunny must put all the toys away, eat a delicious dinner of carrots, radishes, and greens, have a bath, put on pajamas, and cuddle up with a loving adult rabbit while they read a book together. Read full book review >
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A fine birthday present for early readers. (Board book. 1-3)"
Newly liberated from copyright protection, the birthday song gets a board book. Read full book review >
ROW, ROW, ROW YOUR BOAT by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"An effective rendering of the classic tune. (Board book. 1-2)"
The classic tune rolls along in a sliding board book. Read full book review >
ROLY POLY LOOKS FOR SANTA CLAUS by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Not a timeless classic but a sturdy introduction to the holiday fun. (Board book. 1-3)"
Another board book designed to prime toddlers for Santa's annual appearance. Read full book review >
THE THREE LITTLE PIGS by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 2016

"Excellent design and illustrations successfully turn a popular storybook app into an appealing picture book. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Nosy Crow turns its outstanding Three Little Pigs fairy-tale app (2011) into a print book.Read full book review >
DEEP-SEA DIVER by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"A fine read for any tot that loves adventure. (Board book. 1-3)"
Bizzy Bear travels under the sea. Read full book review >
THE WHEELS ON THE BUS by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"A pleasant rendering of a classic song. (Board book. 1-3)"
Animals ride a bus through town. Read full book review >
JINGLE! JINGLE! by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"An excellent Christmas read for the littlest ones, built to last. (Board book. 1-3)"
Christmastime is given a smart lift-the-flap treatment. Read full book review >
DINOSAUR SAFARI by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"This newest interactive outing will please Bizzy Bear's fans and win him some new pint-sized admirers to boot. (Board book. 1-3)"
Bizzy Bear and his bunny friend spend an exciting day in a dinosaur theme park. Read full book review >
HOOT! HOOT! by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"An excellent read for babies beginning to develop their voices. (Board book. 1-3)"
Little ones learn to mimic the music of the night. Read full book review >
ARF! ARF! by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2015

"The soothing repetition, use of familiar animals and sounds, and peekaboo theme make this story selection and its companion good picks for the littlest listeners. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
With this new entry in the Can You Say It Too? series, the simple, lift-the-flap peekaboo fun continues. Read full book review >
KNIGHTS' CASTLE by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"The appealing topic combined with easy-to-operate pull tabs and sliders will make this a toddler favorite. (Board book. 2-3)"
Bizzy Bear learns what it's like to be a knight as he visits a castle to try his paw at jousting. Read full book review >
POOKIE POP PLAYS HIDE-AND-SEEK by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"A happy book that should stand up to substantial toddler abuse. (Board book. 1-3)"
The familiar game played with sturdy pull tabs. Read full book review >
CUTIE PIE LOOKS FOR THE EASTER BUNNY by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"An upbeat, interactive offering sure to make an appearance in Easter baskets and storytimes come spring. (Board book. 1-3)"
In the latest Tiny Tabs offering, tots can pull and slide large tabs to help a chick named Cutie Pie as she searches high and low for the elusive Easter Bunny. Read full book review >
BIZZY BEAR'S BIG BUILDING BOOK by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"From the hammer on the cover that readers can 'swing' to the treehouse door little ones can open and close, the interactive elements steal the show. (Board book. 2-4)"
Bizzy Bear and his gang of helpful critter friends build a treehouse together, while readers operate various tools. Read full book review >
GROWL! GROWL! by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"With this expansion of the Can You Say it, Too? series, Braun and Nosy Crow prove they've hit upon a winning formula. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
In this simple, inviting and sturdy lift-the-flap title, wild animals enjoy several rounds of peekaboo with readers. Read full book review >
TEENY WEENY LOOKS FOR HIS MOMMY by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"The simple lost-and-found storyline, cheery illustrations and easy-to-manipulate tabs will make this interactive title a tot favorite. (Board book. 1-3)"
This engaging, interactive offering features Teeny Weeny, an adorable little mouse in search of his mother. Read full book review >
FLIP FLAP FARM by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Bold colors, phonetically zippy rhymes, sturdy book construction and countless creature combinations are a winning formula for beginning readers and storytimers. (Picture book. 3-5)"
"What crazy creatures will you meet today?" Read full book review >
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2014

"Readers will feel as clever and brave as Jack as they outwit and outrun the giant in this engaging, entertaining app. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
Nosy Crow's design cleverly weaves games and adventure into this favorite folk tale. Read full book review >
AXEL SCHEFFLER'S FLIP FLAP FARM by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2013

"Scheffler's bright, colorful illustrations combine with wordplay for a winner. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
A silly introduction to sounds and rhyme. Read full book review >
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2013

"Well-crafted and fun to read, this is an empowered 'Red Riding Hood' not to miss. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
A retelling of the familiar fairy tale, Nosy Crow's newest app has the appearance of a graphic novel and offers a fresh new twist in the storyline. Read full book review >
PARKER PENGUIN by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 12, 2012

"Gender issues aside, this app is definitely worth the price of admission. (iPad informational app. 2-6)"
The second installment in Nosy Crow's educational Rounds series. Read full book review >
FARM by Axel Scheffler
by Axel Scheffler, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, developed by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2012

"If Old MacDonald had an iPad, this might be his favorite book. (iPad storybook app. 6 mos.-3)"
A winning interactive farm adventure that's sure to appeal to babies and toddlers. Read full book review >
FRANKLIN FROG by Emma Tranter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2012

"A winner. (iPad informational app. 2-5)"
Three generations of frogs demonstrate the circle of life. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 21, 2012

"Like the board book it is based on (Bizzy Bear, Let's Go to Work! 2012), this app has only a few pages, but each one is packed with features that encourage budding builders to linger as long as they like. (iPad storybook app. 6 mos.-3)"
Kids who love trucks and construction will identify with Bizzy as he dons his hard hat and "helps" the crew build a house. Read full book review >
NOODLE LOVES THE BEACH by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Obvious rhyming pairings (peach, beach) may not thrill, but familiar behaviors and solid tactile features make for a fairly enjoyable destination. (Board book. 3 mos.-2)"
Noodle's five senses explore the seashore in this touch-and-feel outing. Read full book review >
BIZZY BEAR ON THE FARM by Benji Davies
illustrated by Benji Davies, developed by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 14, 2011

"Plenty of solid visual and tactile stimulation for little would-be farmers. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
A bear visits Sunny Farm to help with the chores, but he's pretty helpless without assistance from the toddlers and preschoolers who are "reading" the story. Read full book review >
CINDERELLA by Edward Bryan
Kirkus Star
illustrated by Edward Bryan, developed by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"A magical masterpiece that hits the technological and artistic bull's-eye. (iPad storybook app. 3-8)"
An enchanting and highly entertaining take on the classic fairy tale. Read full book review >
THE THREE LITTLE PIGS by Nosy Crow
Kirkus Star
by Nosy Crow, illustrated by Ed Bryan, developed by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 16, 2011

"It amply shows that this old dog—er, pig—can still learn new tricks. (iPad storybook app. 5-7)"
This, the umpteenth app based on the familiar tale, rises far above most of its brethren. Read full book review >