Search Results: "Brian Biggs"


BOOK REVIEW

EVERYTHING GOES: STOP! GO! by Brian Biggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Here's hoping more Everything Goes board books are en route. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A delightfully playful exploration of vehicles and opposites. Read full book review >

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EVERYTHING GOES: GOOD NIGHT, TRUCKS by Brian Biggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 25, 2013

"Sweet dreams for young truck lovers. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A collection of trucks call it a night. Read full book review >

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EVERYTHING GOES: BLUE BUS, RED BALLOON by Brian Biggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 21, 2013

"While not as strong as the first two titles in the series (1 2 3 Beep Beep Beep!: A Counting Book and Stop! Go! A Book of Opposites, both 2013), Biggs' playful vehicles keep this one chugging along. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A catalog of colorful vehicles. Read full book review >

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EVERYTHING GOES: IN THE AIR by Brian Biggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Required reading for both plane-iacs and any first-time flier. (Informational picture book. 4-6)"
For young fans of things with wings, another oversized visual riot from the creator of Everything Goes: On Land (2011). Read full book review >

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FRANK EINSTEIN AND THE ANTIMATTER MOTOR by Jon Scieszka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Less wacky (and more instructive) than Scieszka's Spaceheadz series—but just as much fun. (Science fiction/humor. 8-12)"
Scieszka mixes science and silliness again to great effect. Read full book review >

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DOG DAYS OF SCHOOL by Kelly DiPucchio
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 17, 2014

"The conclusion kids might draw? Going to school isn't nearly as bad as being a dog. (Picture book. 5-8)"
"Be careful what you wish for" is just one of the messages in this humorous book about switching places. Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO CRIED ALIEN by Marilyn Singer
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 20, 2012

"Inventive, musical rhyming pulls this effort, while the story and illustrations watch from the sidelines. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A prairie fire of wordplay engulfs Singer's otherwise silly tale of visiting aliens. Read full book review >

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BROWNIE & PEARL GRAB A BITE by Cynthia Rylant
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"A satisfying addition to a consistently strong series. Bon appetit. (Picture book/early reader 3-6)"
In this latest installment of Rylant and Biggs' picture-book series, Brownie and Pearl do lunch and invite readers to join in the fun. Read full book review >

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FRANK EINSTEIN AND THE ELECTRO-FINGER by Jon Scieszka
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2015

"There's so much actual information here that the story could pass as a textbook, but science and Scieszka fans won't likely mind. (Science fiction/humor. 8-10)"
Kid genius Frank Einstein's back for a second shocking (and silly) science adventure. Read full book review >

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FRANK EINSTEIN AND THE BRAINTURBO by Jon Scieszka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Halfway through the series, the science and the sly (and slapstick) laughs are still going strong. (Science fiction/humor. 6-10)"
Can kid genius Frank Einstein improve on the human body? Read full book review >