Search Results: "Busy Bee Studios"


BOOK REVIEW

EVEN MONSTERS ARE SHY by Michael  Bruza
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 20, 2014

"As a story, it's rather slight, but it does what it sets out to do well and with a sunny disposition to boot.(iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
Affection for his boy boosts a pet monster's confidence with spectacular results in a breezy, enjoyable app. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSY BUZZY BEE by Karen Wallace
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"This is a welcome resource for beginning readers, whose curiosity about nature will propel them through page after page. (Nonfiction. 4-7)"
paper 0-7894-4758-4 Readers will delight in this entry in the Eyewitness Readers series, in which Wallace combines a very brief, controlled vocabulary and striking full-color photographs to gracefully explain the life cycle of the honey bee. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EVEN MONSTERS GET SICK by Michael  Bruza
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 5, 2012

"Children with wheezles and sneezles of their own will sympathize with the droopy monster and perhaps feel a little less anxious about doctor visits, too. (iPad storybook app. 4-6)"
Zub looks like a bad bargain until his new young owner, Harry, realizes that the monster isn't sad and boring but actually ill. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR AND BEE TOO BUSY by Sergio Ruzzier
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"Though a tad didactic and not as sweet as the first, Ruzzier's second in the Bear and Bee series offers young readers an important lesson that goes down easy. What will be next for the two friends? (Picture book. 3-5)"
Bear and Bee learn that things aren't very much fun without a friend to share them with. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEE by Patricia Hegarty
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"There are few enough books written for very young children about honeybees that this beautiful book is worth a look. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A hexagonal, die-cut window frames a honeybee as she scouts for nectar and then informs her hive of forage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSY BUSY by Lucy Scott
by Lucy Scott, illustrated by Lucy Scott
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"Busy, busy, fun, fun! (Picture book. 2-4)"
A day in the life of a busy, busy toddler. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSY! BUSY! BUSY! by Jonathan Shipton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"A touching vignette. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A wide-eyed preschooler explains that Mom is in a bad mood; she has so much to do that she can't read with him, or play— she's ``chained to the kitchen sink.'' Left on his own, the child decides to tidy up his own belongings, depicted in creative disarray in Foreman's colorful watercolors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSY-BUSY LITTLE CHICK by Janice N. Harrington
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"Potential confusion aside, this well-told and beautifully illustrated offering makes a distinctive addition to folklore collections. (author's note, glossary) (Picture book/folktale. 4-8)"
Based on a fable of the Nkundo people of Central Africa, this compelling tale brings home the message that if you want something done right—or at all—sometimes you have to do it yourself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SANTA COW STUDIOS by Cooper Edens
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A good book for those with a cow fetish or fans of the previous titles; not to everyone's taste. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The Santa Cows (Santa Cows, 1991, etc.) return to give the Schwartz family a tour of Hollywood, playing out spoofs of familiar movies—Star Cows, Cowsablanca, and Jurassic Cows—and ending up in an extended parody: It's an Udderful Life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSY, BUSY MOUSE by Virginia Kroll
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2003

"Effortless toddler storytime material. (Picture book. Toddler-3)"
The nighttime rituals of their resident mouse parallel a young family's daily routine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSY, BUSY SQUIRRELS by Colleen Stanley Bare
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1991

"Index. (Nonfiction. 6-8)"
A longer—but less interesting—text than the author's Never Kiss an Alligator (1989) and Elephants on the Beach (1990). Read full book review >