Search Results: "Amanda Noll"


BOOK REVIEW

HEY, THAT'S MY MONSTER! by Amanda Noll
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"What could be more soporific at bedtime than hairy, green-haired slime ogres with nightlight-orange eyes? (Picture book. 5-8)"
Another round of under-the-bed-boojum auditions from the creators of I Need My Monster (2009). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I NEED MY MONSTER by Amanda Noll
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: April 1, 2009

"A clever anxiety-defuser and an unusually well done double-debut. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Fretting that he won't be able to get to sleep with Gabe, his favorite under-the-bed monster, who has gone off on a fishing trip, a lad holds auditions for a temporary replacement. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I NEED MY MONSTER by Amanda Noll
by Amanda Noll, illustrated by Howard McWilliam, developed by Pony Tale
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 16, 2012

"Whether your young ones have bedtime angst or not, this monster is worth keeping around. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
This little boy's not afraid of the monster under his bed. In fact, everything about Gabe is perfect...until he takes the week off, leaving substitutes to fill in. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I HAVE A LOOSE TOOTH by Sally Noll
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 1992

"An engaging take on a perennial topic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The day's big event is supposed to be Nanny's birthday party, but for Molly it's her first loose tooth. Read full book review >

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THAT BOTHERED KATE by Sally Noll
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 1991

"An appealing story with unusually attractive illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
``Bothered'' is just the right word to sum up the flavor of this refreshingly mild case of sibling distress. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUNFLOWER by Miela Ford
by Miela Ford, illustrated by Sally Noll
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1995

"Collections with preschooler or beginning readers should find this a pleasant and useful addition. (Picture Book. 3-5)"
This attractive preschool/primary grade science book follows the growth of a sunflower from seed to harvest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BICYCLE FENCE by Tom Noll
Released: Jan. 26, 2014

"An idea-inspiring addition to the burgeoning genre of environmentally conscientious children's books. Young readers will learn about compromise as well as innovative ways to recycle."
The first installation of Noll's environmental picture-book series centers on a boy and father who imaginatively transform others' discarded objects into functional items. Read full book review >

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MIRROR, MIRROR by Katherine Noll
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"An easy, escapist fantasy tied up with a happy ending."
A feel-good fairy tale about a full-figured woman pursuing her dreams. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Surely not the final word, but nonetheless an important, angry work of historical revisionism. (photo insert, not seen) (Author tour)"
A fascinating, carefully researched study of the origins of Carl Jung's highly original, influential version of human psychology, and a work likely to generate intense debate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ATLANTIC HOTEL by João  Gilberto Noll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2017

"A short novel that still manages to feel like a waste of time."
An unnamed man has surreal experiences as he journeys across Brazil. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWO'S COMPANY by Amanda Benjamin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1995

"Light without being silly, serious yet not solemn, Benjamin's first book hits all the right notes. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A whimsical but respectful look at the anxieties faced by a small child whose parent is remarrying. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WALLY DOES NOT WANT A HAIRCUT by Amanda Driscoll
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2016

"Cute—but it doesn't stand out from the flock. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Wally's got one wild and wooly problem. Read full book review >