Search Results: "Benji Davies"


BOOK REVIEW

THE STORM WHALE by Benji Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Replete with both peaceful charm and a sense of wonder, this is a selection children will embrace and come back to time and time again. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The story of a very unusual friendship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STORM WHALE IN WINTER by Benji Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"A meditative tale of family, friendship and warmth. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A winter tale of a boy, his dad, and a whale Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIZZY BEAR, LET'S GET TO WORK! by Benji Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"Bury the excessive exclamation points and focus on the visual details to salvage this dig. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Bizzy Bear knows how to get the job done. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRE RESCUE! by Benji Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Sure to be a crowd pleaser for nimble-fingered little ones. (Board book. 1-3)"
Bizzy Bear, along with a crocodile, an elephant and a dog, has an exciting, interactive adventure as a firefighter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRANDAD'S ISLAND by Benji Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"Wistful, tender, and lovely. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Syd and his grandfather share a world of imagination and endless, boundless love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"But Davies's many fans will find themselves well sated by the portraiture, the detail, and the richness shared here. (32 pages b&w photos)"
An amiable, discursive ramble through the several lives of Canada's octogenarian novelist. ``Sometimes I quake and grow pale, for it looks as if the Twilight Years, when I ought to be growing roses and sucking my dentures in peace, are going to be passed in back-breaking toil,'' once quipped the then 64-year-old author. Read full book review >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG FRIENDS by Linda Sarah
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"Excellent, believable advice, with boxes—what could be better than that? (Picture book. 4-8)"
For those few blighted souls out there who are unaware of this fact, cardboard boxes are a kid's answer to pretty much everything. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I THOUGHT THIS WAS A BEAR BOOK by Tara Lazar
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"It's capably enough executed, but there are no surprises here. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An extraterrestrial spaceship crashes into the "Goldilocks" fairy tale in this mashup metafictive picture book. Read full book review >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GIANT OF JUM by Elli Woollard
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"Fee fi fo fum / A merry old tale that's No. 1! (Picture book. 4-7)"
An oversized gourmand with a penchant for little children has a change of heart (and stomach). Read full book review >

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 >