Search Results: "Chris Judge"


BOOK REVIEW

TIN by Chris Judge
by Chris Judge, illustrated by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Just plain fun. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Big brother Tin must rescue his wandering little sister. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY BEAST by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"The story could use a little more internal logic, but Judge's art stands out. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Like one of Sendak's wild things embarking on a journey of its own, the hairy monster in this boiled-down quest tale abruptly sets out for parts unknown. Read full book review >

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THE SNOW BEAST by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"The short and clever text and colorful images make this book a great read-aloud for wintertime story hours and cozy nights at home with the little ones. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A quirky and snowy tale of affable beasts and friendship in unexpected places. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY BEAST ABC by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"Pleasantly unprepossessing from A to Z. (iPad alphabet app. 2-4)"
Blinking its yellow eyes, the eponymous Beast (The Lonely Beast, 2011) squires diapered digerati through the ABCs in this simple but (largely) satisfying app. Read full book review >

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BORN TO BE GIANTS by Lita Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 27, 2010

"Engaging and challenging. (author's note) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Eye-catching illustrations and the combination of two perennially popular topics make this book a sure hit. Read full book review >

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GOOD MORNING TO ME! by Lita Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2015

"A few hearty squawks and a brisk bit of exercise—what better way to start the day? (Picture book. 5-7)"
Unlike her snoozing friend Mouse, Beatrix is a morning person…er, parrot, who rises both in full voice and fully ready to torment the household cat. Read full book review >

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BIRD TALK by Lita Judge
by Lita Judge, illustrated by Lita Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2012

"Delightfully straightforward and accessible. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
A simple ornithological discourse for very young readers offers several examples of feathered non-verbal communication. Read full book review >

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RED SLED by Lita Judge
Kirkus Star
by Lita Judge, illustrated by Lita Judge
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Pure genius. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Judge's latest may be virtually wordless, but it packs a powerful visual punch that will stick with readers long after the final page is turned. Read full book review >

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YELLOWSTONE MORAN by Lita Judge
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Inspiring. (Picture book. 7-9)"
This story of Thomas Moran's bold adventure as part of Dr. Ferdinand Hayden's 1871 exploratory expedition to Yellowstone chronicles his challenges in his first foray into the wilderness and briefly summarizes his resultant success as a painter. Read full book review >

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MARY'S MONSTER by Lita Judge
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"Students of literature will appreciate the powerful poetry that brings life to Mary Shelley's story the way that Shelley herself breathed life into her novel of a scientist who animates a corpse. (introduction, biographical note, author's note, notes, bibliography) (Historical verse novel. 13-17) "
That a teenage girl in 19th-century England could have written a novel as original as Frankenstein has fascinated generations of readers. Read full book review >

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HOOT AND PEEP by Lita Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Not all readers will be convinced by the two birds' swift rapprochement, but little sisters everywhere will be pleased by Hoot's about-face, as will iconoclasts of all stripes (or feathers). (Picture book. 3-6)"
An older brother learns a lesson about creativity and communication from his younger sister in this picture book set around Notre Dame de Paris. Read full book review >