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

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

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

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

KNIGHTS' CASTLE by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"The appealing topic combined with easy-to-operate pull tabs and sliders will make this a toddler favorite. (Board book. 2-3)"
Bizzy Bear learns what it's like to be a knight as he visits a castle to try his paw at jousting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE YOU ALREADY! by Jory John
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"Rather one-note; storytime may be lively with all the repeated phrases, but the story's not likely to garner many rereads. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Duck and Bear, the early bird/night owl opposites from Goodnight Already! (2014), are back, and this time the pair are the textbook definitions of extrovert and introvert.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIZZY BEAR'S BIG BUILDING BOOK by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"From the hammer on the cover that readers can 'swing' to the treehouse door little ones can open and close, the interactive elements steal the show. (Board book. 2-4)"
Bizzy Bear and his gang of helpful critter friends build a treehouse together, while readers operate various tools. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOODNIGHT ALREADY! by Jory John
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"That's all, though, folks. With its one-joke plot and dramatic potential, it's better suited to school and library use than repeat readings in a lap at home. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Animals with differing internal rhythms find it challenging to be neighbors in this nocturnal tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RAILROAD HANK by Lisa Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"An endearing tale of a jovial fellow, trying to do good by the world. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A lovable engineer gets confused and takes a train full of surprises up a mountain. 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 >