Search Results: "A.H. Benjamin"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG SPLASH! by A.H. Benjamin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2014

"Read it aloud a few times, and younger voices will soon join in. (foldout splash scene [not seen]) (Picture book. 2-5)"
Cartoonish animals, repetitive phrases and fast-paced suspense make for a story that toddlers and their slightly older siblings can enjoy together. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

"OH, NO," SAID ELEPHANT by A.H. Benjamin
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2016

"Kids will giggle over Elephant's attempts to play and cheer when he finally triumphs. The underlying message reassures without being apparent. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Poor Elephant. Every time that Leopard, Monkey, and Zebra want to play a new game, Elephant says "Oh, no, I'm not good at that." But he tries anyway. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOUSE, MOLE, AND THE FALLING STAR by A.H. benjamin
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2002

"A cautionary tale that hits its mark gently and accurately. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Mole and Mouse are best friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IS NO ACCIDENT by A.H. Gabhart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2017

"Gabhart's third Hidden Springs entry doesn't quite have the bite of Joan Hess' Maggody mysteries but is edgier than Meier's Tinker's Cove series, leaving it a serious contender in the ever growing field of small-town murder."
Deputy Sheriff Michael Keane (Murder Comes by Mail, 2016, etc.) investigates a maybe-murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PSYCHS by A.H. Amin
Released: Aug. 25, 2012

"A rough-hewn, action-packed tale of beyond-the-grave good vs. evil."
In the first of Amin's Psychs series, a team of ghosts help a crime-fighting psychiatrist foil an international arms deal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BEAR'S SONG by Benjamin Chaud
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"This extraordinary picture book, first published in France as Une chanson d'ours (2011), is as happy a surprise as finding a honey-filled hive at the end of a fur-raising journey. (Picture book. 2-8)"
Hibernation is for grown-ups—Little Bear has adventure on his mind. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHERRY AND OLIVE by Benjamin Lacombe
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Told and illustrated in a restrained way, the episode may make heartening reading for sensitive children. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Shy, chubby bookworm that she is, Cherry leads a lonely existence until she meets a mournful-looking Shar Pei in her father's animal shelter. Read full book review >