Search Results: "Adam Lehrhaupt"


BOOK REVIEW

PLEASE, OPEN THIS BOOK! by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Joining a growing array of coy, self-referential works, this one's handsomely designed but a bit light on concept. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lehrhaupt and Forsythe reverse an earlier premise, as the manic animals from Warning! Do Not Open This Book! (2013) return, now exhorting readers not to close the book.Read full book review >

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WARNING: DO NOT OPEN THIS BOOK! by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"In the tradition of humorous metafictive offerings of the past, this celebration of chaos is a veritable festival of fun. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Debut author Lehrhaupt and New York Times Notable Children's Book illustrator Forsythe (My Name Is Elizabeth!, 2011) team up for a laugh-out-loud romp through monkey-infested pages. Read full book review >

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IDEA JAR by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 6, 2018

"A stellar idea for the idea jar, but the result may stay on the shelf. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A child directly addresses readers and potential writers to share one way of getting stories started. Read full book review >

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I DON'T DRAW, I COLOR! by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2017

"Nothing new—and more discouraging than most, to boot. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A small child colors instead of drawing. Read full book review >

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I WILL NOT EAT YOU by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Fanciful pretend play for the dragon-slaying preschooler. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A cave-dwelling monster named Theodore ponders potential foodstuffs. Read full book review >

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CHICKEN IN SPACE by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"What a flight of imagination. (Picture book. 3-5)"
It's hard not to admire a chicken with dreams of going into space. Moreover, this chicken has a plan—and a pig. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WORDPLAY by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 25, 2017

"The parts of speech are devilish to explain to young children, and this volume does little to clear up any confusion. (Picture book. 4-9)"
The five most common parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective, adverb, and interjection) frolic on the playground for a day of grammar exploration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICKEN IN SCHOOL by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2017

"What will this quirky chicken plan next? (Picture book. 3-7)"
Fresh from an adventure in space (Chicken in Space, 2016), Zoey the chicken this time helps her pig, Sam, achieve his dream of attending school. Read full book review >

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THIS IS A GOOD STORY by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Best for readers who have clearly indicated they would like to take their writing efforts to the next level. (Picture book. 6-10)"
A young white girl writes and illustrates a story, which is critiqued by the narrator as it is created. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TROLL AND THE OLIVER by Adam Stower
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Nicely tuned to a preschool sense of the ridiculous. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A clever—and impossibly cute—child thwarts a bumbling beast at every turn. Read full book review >

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SILLY DOGGY! by Adam Stower
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Funny enough, but it won't have much staying power. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lily's new pet is a real handful. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ME AND MEOW by Adam Gudeon
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"More. (Picture book/early reader. 2-6)"
Gudeon's picture-book debut is high on style and charm as it introduces Me and Meow, a little girl and her cat, in a beginning-reader-friendly tale. Read full book review >