Search Results: "Biscuit Interactive"


BOOK REVIEW

BISCUIT IN THE GARDEN by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"The simplicity of the story makes it work, as it has since the beginning of the series: Dog. Birds. Garden. And, with patience, adults can learn to enjoy it as well. (Early reader. 3-5)"
This book will not only make children want to garden, it will make them want a dog and a bird, too. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPARKY THE SHARK by Paula  Mantle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 30, 2011

"Unlikely friends Sparky and Dax both entertain and deliver a message disguised by humor and fun. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
An interactive and silly adventure featuring Sparky, a shark, and his penguin buddy, Dax, and their quest to fit in on the beach. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BISCUIT WANTS TO PLAY by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Traditional and sweet, just like homemade buttermilk biscuits with honey. (Easy reader. 4-7)"
Golden-brown puppy Biscuit seems to have arrived at superstar status: a stack of related easy-reader titles about the puppy's activities and holidays, four more titles for spring 2001, and over a million Biscuit books in print. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEOMAD INTERACTIVE COMIC by Sutu
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2013

"Dazzling. (includes three 'making of' featurettes) (iPad graphic-novel app. 6-10)"
In an electric mix of live video clips, CGI effects and neon-hued comics pages, young Aborigines have exciting adventures both in Western Australia's Pilbara Desert and in outer space. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ABC INTERACTIVE FLASH CARDS by Alakmalak
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 9, 2011

"Well-engineered for practicing ABC's, but marred by inelegant illustrations. (iPad ABC book app. 3-7)"
This straightforward ABC app includes a writing pad for little ones to learn and write their ABC's. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAPPY HANUKKAH, BISCUIT! by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"A pleasant addition to the Biscuit canon. (Picture book. 1-5)"
Biscuit's (Biscuit Goes to School, p. 877, etc.) back and this time he's celebrating Hanukkah. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WORLD WAR I INTERACTIVE by Touchzing Media
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: April 16, 2013

"An unsatisfactory app that treats history less like David McCullough and more like USA Today."
This uninspired and often pedantic chronicle of one of the 20th century's cruelest moments consistently fails to take advantage of exciting media. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CIVIL WAR INTERACTIVE by Touchzing Media
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"Both richly constructed and altogether winning, a fine history of our nation's most calamitous conflict. (iPad nonfiction app. 10 & up)"
A natty and comprehensive scrutiny of the American Civil War. Read full book review >

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BISCUIT GOES TO SCHOOL by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2002

"A warmly and invitingly drawn school environment, populated by friendly students and genial teachers, will resonate with children already in school while allowing little one's a glimpse of what to expect. (Easy reader. 3-5)"
Biscuit, Capucilli's playful pooch (Biscuit Wants to Play, 2001, etc.), tries a paw at higher learning. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAHATMA GANDHI INTERACTIVE BIOGRAPHY by Touchzing Media
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Sept. 27, 2013

"Although it lacks a sense of passion, this app does a yeoman's job of bringing Gandhi and his philosophy into focus. (Biography. 12 & up)"
An earnest survey of the life and thoughts of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, better known to the world as Mahatma. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BITE THE BISCUIT by Linda O. Johnston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 8, 2015

"Kicking off a cozy new series, prolific Johnston (Lost Under a Ladder, 2014, etc.) blends mystery and romantic intrigue. Though the violence that occurs is brief, its abruptness may put off some readers."
A pet lover's expansion of her bakery to feature dog-friendly treats sparks the ire of her small California town's wealthiest family. Read full book review >