Search Results: "Corey Rosen Schwartz"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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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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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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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 16, 2013

"Mostly fun campfire ghost stories marred by pseudo-scientific babble and a self-conscious rock-star attitude."
Slipknot singer sees dead people. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Notes on the artists (mostly British); history of Oxfam. (Folklore. 6-12)"
Another anthology in aid of a cause. Read full book review >

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THE COCKROACH BASKETBALL LEAGUE by Charley Rosen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 23, 1992

"An introduction by Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson is yet another clue that this one is for hoop-junkies only."
Rare among sports novelists in that he uses basketball rather than the traditional baseball or football as his milieu, Rosen here provides a failed but nonetheless amusing look at life in the Commercial Basketball Association (clearly a pseudonym for the real CBA, or Continental Basketball Association, in which the author has been a coach and trainer). Read full book review >

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A MAN OF GENIUS by Lynn Rosen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2016

"Slow but lovingly crafted and complex; a nightstand book for lovers of Wuthering Heights and Bleak House."
The execution of an architect's will reveals complex relationships in Rosen's debut novel. Read full book review >