Search Results: "Britta Teckentrup"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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BUSY BUNNY DAYS by Britta Teckentrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"There's plenty to reward nose-to-page viewing, but even Richard Scarry fans may find this a little dull. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Bright-eyed, neatly drawn little animals in human dress crowd three successive settings from morning to night in this low-key seek-and-find import originally published in Germany as three separate, stand-alone titles. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL 1 2 3 by Britta Teckentrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"The seamless interactivity merits two thumbs up. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Lifting flaps elevates this counting book above traditional fare. Read full book review >

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HOW BIG IS THE WORLD? by Britta Teckentrup
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 2, 2007

"Brisk, bright and packed with age-appropriate information. (Picture book. 2-6)"
When Little Mole asks the title question, Papa's reply is, "Why don't you go and find out?" Read full book review >

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GRUMPY CAT by Britta Teckentrup
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"With luck, children will find the drama so engrossing that they will not notice the inconsistencies in Cat's facial markings: Sometimes Cat has four stripes on the right and three on the left and sometimes they are reversed. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Not knowing how to make friends, Cat spends all of his time alone until a powerful thunderstorm deposits a bedraggled kitten at his feet. Read full book review >

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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 >

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RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE by Britta Teckentrup
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1997

"The collages are eye-catching, but may appear somewhat abstract, and therefore less than involving, to very young readers. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A jungle tug-of-war captures the colorful pizazz of tropical plant and animal life, but not the suspense of the real rope- pulling game. 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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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 >