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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BORN IN THE WILD by Lita Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"Warmly friendly and inviting for a wide range of ages. (Informational picture book. 2-8)"
Small humans whose parents read to them will find fellow feeling with the well-cared-for wild babies in these pages. 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 >

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A SONG FOR SNOW  by Lita Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 14, 2017

"Festive and sprightly, this entry will likely leave listeners wondering what the pair will get up to when spring rolls around. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hoot and Peep, the adorable owl siblings, are back, this time in a story that introduces little sister Peep to a new phenomenon: snow. 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >