Search Results: "Boris Kulikov"


BOOK REVIEW

MAX’S DRAGON by Kate Banks
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 19, 2008

Another winner from the pair that introduced Max in Max's Words (2006). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKLIN'S BIG DREAMS by David Teague
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Aug. 10, 2010

"After so many weird, woozy nights, it is hard to piece together Franklin's mind-blowing revelation. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Just before Franklin goes to sleep each night in this story, an engineer barges in and builds railroad tracks, canals and runways straight through his bedroom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

W IS FOR WEBSTER by Tracey Fern
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"A fascinating look at the determination and vision that led one man to create an essential resource. (author's note, sources) (Informational picture book. 5-10)"
Noah Webster's path to creating his iconic dictionary is brought to life in this picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAPA'S MECHANICAL FISH by Candace Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"A humorous tribute to the zany, determined and innovative side of invention. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young Virena, one of four children, provides inspiration for her aspiring inventor papa's latest ambitious construction: a submarine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAX'S CASTLE by Kate Banks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"This homage to the power of imagination is one ingenious and entertaining game of wordplay. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Banks and Kulikov's Max is back in his third escapade of wordplay. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARIE CURIE by Kathleen Krull
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Readers will emerge from this account with a new appreciation for both the scientific and social advances made by Curie, whose towering achievements justly earn her a place among the 'Giants.' (bibliography, web resources, index) (Biography. 10-14)"
Krull presents another top-notch scientific biography in the outstanding Giants of Science series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAX’S WORDS by Kate Banks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2006

"It's a point that has been made elsewhere—most recently in Roni Schotter's The Boy Who Loved Words (March 2006), illustrated by Giselle Potter—but is always worth making again. (Picture book. 6-8)"
When a lad's request for a stamp or a coin from his brothers' collections is rudely rejected, he takes up collecting something far more valuable. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MORRIS THE ARTIST by Lore Segal
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2003

"A fascinating debut. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Morris is an artist; he doesn't want to attend Benjamin's birthday party, but his mother insists. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PERFECT FRIEND by Yelena Romanova
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 10, 2005

"The charm is in the child-like behavior of dog Archie; adults will grin at the wry twist on 'dog is man's best friend,' and kids will love Archie in his flower-print shorts and expressive, big floppy ears. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Archie the dog longs for a friend to play with, a real friend who would play ball, not like the goldfish, turtle or rabbit his parents got him. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SIX DOTS by Jen Bryant
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"An inspiring look at a child inventor whose drive and intelligence changed the world—for the blind and sighted alike. (Braille alphabet, French pronunciation guide, author's note, Q-and-A, print and web resources) (Picture book. 6-9)"
Bryant follows an earlier biography for middle graders with this story, narrated by Louis, imagining life events from birth to age 15. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAX'S MATH by Kate Banks
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"Inventive. Bold. MAXimum fun! (Picture book. 3-8)"
Max is back in the fourth in his eponymous series of concept books. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALBERT EINSTEIN by Kathleen Krull
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Another standout in a uniformly stellar series; here's hoping Einstein isn't the last Giant. (Biography. 10-14)"
As she did for Giants of Science Leonardo, Newton, Freud and Curie before him, Krull delivers a splendidly humane biography of that gold standard of brilliance, Albert Einstein. Read full book review >