Search Results: "Britta Drehsen"


BOOK REVIEW

FLIP-O-STORIC by Britta Drehsen
by Britta Drehsen, illustrated by Sara Ball, translated by Laura Lindgren
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Overall, a pleasing complement to more substantive treatments. (Novelty nonfiction. 6-8)"
Sturdy split pages allow readers to create their own inventive combinations from among a handful of prehistoric critters. Read full book review >

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GET OUT OF MY BATH! by Britta Teckentrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"All in all, some good, clean reading fun. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Will Ellie be able to relax in the bath? Read full book review >

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WHERE'S THE PAIR? by Britta Teckentrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2015

"Children will enjoy sharing the sometimes quite difficult challenges with their adults. (Picture book. 2-5)"
In another in a series of picture books for the very young designed to exercise their powers of observation, Teckentrup challenges readers to spot which animals are exactly alike. Read full book review >

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OSKAR LOVES... by Britta Teckentrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2016

"A not entirely one-dimensional corvine bliss-out. (Picture book. 2-4)"
There isn't anything that Oskar, a small bird, doesn't love. How about you? Read full book review >

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THE ODD ONE OUT by Britta Teckentrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"Although the verses tend toward doggerel rather than fine poetry, and are at times grammatically questionable, the very young and their adult readers will improve their differentiation skills while having fun spotting the odd ones out. (Picture book. 2-5)"
In this classic take on a hunt for the odd one out, Teckentrup creates elegant Escher-like wallpapers of prints depicting a varied selection of interesting animals. Read full book review >

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RUN HOME, LITTLE MOUSE by Britta Teckentrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"This simple, repetitive tale with vivid images and a comforting ending is a good choice for one-on-one or group sharing. (Board book. 1-4)"
Little Mouse has gotten lost in the big, dark forest, and he must avoid some scary predators as he makes his way back home. Read full book review >

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BEFORE I WAKE UP... by Britta Teckentrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2016

"This charming bedtime read-aloud, a German import, assures children that a new day awaits them. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A child dreams of sailing across the sky and sea, accompanied by a favorite stuffed lion. Read full book review >

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UP & DOWN by Britta Teckentrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A pleasing, low-key dip into the ocean of language as well as water. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Little Penguin sets out on a preposition-rich swim to visit a friend on a distant iceberg. Read full book review >

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MY BOOK OF OPPOSITES by Britta Teckentrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 13, 2014

"Not the best for clarifying concepts but too visually striking to ignore. (Board book. 1-3)"
An appealing but potentially confusing concept book about opposites. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG SMELLY BEAR by Britta Teckentrup
ANIMALS
Released: March 20, 2007

"Closing with a scene of tender togetherness, and a final view of Big Smelly Bear in the pond with a scrub brush and a rubber duckie, this should engender roars of approval while deftly making its point. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Perfect for sharing with young children, this crowd-pleaser features an oversized format, a rhythmic text and a cast of big, easily visible woodland creatures—led by a bear who never brushes or bathes: "Big Smelly Bear was followed by a big smelly stink wherever he went. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE WOLF'S SONG by Britta Teckentrup
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"The vocabulary is both accessible to young readers and deftly nuanced, abetting swift character development. (Picture book. 3-6)"
It distresses Little Wolf that he can't howl. Read full book review >