Search Results: "Corey Rosen Schwartz"


BOOK REVIEW

TWINDERELLA by Corey Rosen Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Double the fun for storytime or math lessons. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A light, rhyming story imagines if Cinderella had a lesser-known twin sister. Read full book review >

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THE THREE NINJA PIGS by Corey Rosen Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2012

"Have the contact info for the local dojo handy—readers will want to try out these martial-arts styles for themselves. (glossary) (Fractured fairy tale. 5-8)"
"Dedication and practice pay off," is the message these three pigs painlessly deliver. Read full book review >

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NINJA RED RIDING HOOD by Corey Rosen Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2014

"As silly a trip to grandma's house as there ever was. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Schwartz and Santat deliver a powerful karate chop of a picture book to fracture the familiar "Little Red Riding Hood" story. Read full book review >

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GOLDI ROCKS & THE THREE BEARS by Corey Rosen Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 6, 2014

"Cute but not much more. (Fractured fairy tale. 5-8)"
The classic tale of a blonde house invader is given a new rock-'n'-roll spin. Read full book review >

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HOP! PLOP! by Corey Rosen Schwartz
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2006

"An accessible, but not overly exciting introduction to the concept of size differences and friendship. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A simple but pleasing story of two animal friends, Mouse and Elephant, who have trouble playing together at the playground because of their extreme size differences. Read full book review >

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HENSEL AND GRETEL by Corey Rosen Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"Cheep thrills indeed! (Picture book. 5-8)"
The wolf from the first two of Schwartz and Santat's ninja fairy tales (The Three Ninja Pigs, 2012, etc.) has finally learned to live peacefully—but the fox has yet to learn that lesson. Read full book review >

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WHAT ABOUT MOOSE? by Corey Rosen Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2015

"Gentle humor successfully communicates the importance of teamwork to young readers. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Fox and friends have plans to build a treehouse, but bossy Moose keeps interfering Read full book review >

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BERMUDA SCHWARTZ by Bob Morris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 13, 2007

"The sunken-relic plot is serviceable, the Trimmingham subplot rather better. Zack himself remains an anti-authoritarian guy with attitude to spare who's just not as funny as he thinks he is."
Zack Chasteen, ex-football-playing ex-con, continues his tour of the Caribbean with a Bermuda idyll that mixes three parts rum to one part Da Vinci Code. Read full book review >

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I REPRESENT SEAN ROSEN by Jeff Baron
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 19, 2013

"An engaging and educational primer on the workings of the movie industry. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Thirteen-year-old Sean has an innovative concept that he believes will transform the entertainment industry. Read full book review >

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COREY TO THE RESCUE! by Meg Kimball
Released: Nov. 14, 2013

"Briskly paced, humorous and warm; an enjoyable but somewhat predictable read."
A seventh-grade girl writes an advice column for the school newspaper in this YA novel. Read full book review >

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SEAN ROSEN IS NOT FOR SALE by Jeff Baron
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"Readers will relish his bravado, wit and creativity as Sean emerges from his encounters wiser yet still determined to follow his dreams. (Fiction. 11-14)"
A fledgling screenwriter, podcast creator and potential entertainment-industry innovator, 13-year-old Sean is full of ideas. Read full book review >