Search Results: "Andy Rash"


BOOK REVIEW

RASH by Pete Hautman
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2006

"Bitingly funny and unexpectedly heartwarming, Bo's coming-of-age is a winner. (Science fiction. 13-15)"
In a cutting and comic gem, Bo Marsten is in trouble with the law: He's insulted a classmate, neglected to take his anti-anger medication and gone running without kneepad liners (required to prevent chafing). Read full book review >

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ARCHIE THE DAREDEVIL PENGUIN by Andy Rash
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Silly and charming. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Archie's fearless and daring adventures have earned him the congratulations and admiration of the other penguins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARE YOU A HORSE? by Andy Rash
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"It's silliness without sweetness or charm, and the surprise ending falls flat. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Cowboy Roy gets a saddle for his birthday, complete with instructions: Find a horse and go for a ride. Read full book review >

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AGENT A TO AGENT Z by Andy Rash
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Chicka Chicka Boom Boom this isn't, but some of the rhymes are clever, and there's a movie in miniature, or at least a familiar scenario, on nearly every page. (Picture book. 7-8)"
Pairing a rhymed text to digitally colored "Spy-vs.-Spy" style cartoons, Rash sends a secret agent out on a quest to find the ringer among his 25 associates. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROAD RASH by Mark Huntley Parsons
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A road-trip adventure in romance and friendship that is ultimately all about the music. (Fiction. 14-17)"
Dumped by his band, Zach faces the prospect of the summer before senior year's being the dullest of his life, forced by his parents to work a "real" job. Things turn around when Bad Habit picks him up as their new drummer right before their first tour. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GAME OVER, PETE WATSON by Joe Schreiber
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"A progressively silly, retro-geeky action story for the YOLO generation. (Science fiction. 8-14)"
An adventure of video games and spies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEA MONSTER AND THE BOSSY FISH by Kate Messner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Sea Monster keeps delivering important messages in fun ways. What issue will he tackle next? (Picture book. 4-7)"
Sea Monster's second outing finds him with his first-day resourcefulness intact (Sea Monster's First Day, 2011). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOY OR BEAST by Bob Balaban
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2012

"A wacky story of loyalty and self-discovery. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Charles is 12, unpopular, bullied, small and geeky—and to make matters worse, he's turning into a giant reptile. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEA MONSTER'S FIRST DAY by Kate Messner
ANIMALS
Released: July 6, 2011

"Presents kids with some great advice and solid solutions to the most common first-day what-ifs. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Ernest discovers that making friends is sometimes the hardest part of starting school, but that with a little perseverance and imagination, things can turn around. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAY I HAVE A WORD? by Caron Levis
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 23, 2017

"Keen and clever with a knack for clear instruction. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Alphabet-letter magnets come to life to explore how the letters C and K share the same sound. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUPERHERO SCHOOL by Aaron Reynolds
ADVENTURE
Released: July 1, 2009

"Rash's bold cartoons ably support the goofiness, depicting a multicultural, multi-powered classroom, with the stalwart Mr. Tornado at the helm. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Leonard is underwhelmed by Superhero School, where, instead of teaching them to leap tall buildings, his teacher, The Blue Tornado, has the students tackling fractions and division. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AFTER ANDY by Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A pop icon's star-studded legacy decorated with red-carpet prestige."
The life and fame of "the American godfather of Pop art" as seen through the doting eyes of a former Factory staffer. Read full book review >