Search Results: "David A. Carter"


BOOK REVIEW

THERE'S A SQUARE by Mary Serfozo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"The book is conceived as an entertaining lesson, and concludes with a carefully designed review that makes sense of shapes in an easy and imaginative way. (Picture book. 2-4)"
From Serfozo (Joe Joe, 1993, etc.), an introduction to the square, circle, triangle, rectangle, oval, and diamond. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IF YOU'RE A ROBOT AND YOU KNOW IT by Musical Robot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"After the hundredth (or thousandth) repetition of the original, this may come as a welcome variation—to the grown-ups, at least. (Pop-up picture book. 4-6)"
The ever versatile activity song gets a techno-twist with customized lyrics and pop-up robots lined up to demonstrate each verse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID CARTER'S 100 by David Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A flap lifter's delight and a sure promoter of early numeracy. Count on repeat visits. (Novelty counting book. 1-2)"
Children will echo a certain Sesame Street character's "I love to count!" after lifting 100 numbered flaps to see as many different cartoon figures. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID by Mary Hoffman
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Nonfiction masquerading as a novel and failing as either sort of narrative. (character list, historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 13 & up)"
The author of the Stravaganaza series reveals the muse behind Michelangelo's David. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE YOU by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"The Picasso of paper engineering does it again. (Pop-up picture book. 5-adult)"
Love bursts up in paper waves and swirls from every spread of this small, heartfelt keepsake. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIVE CARS STUCK AND ONE BIG TRUCK by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2017

"A cheery 3-D take on a popular premise, with reasonably durable moving parts. (Pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
When a mucky stretch of road traps one, two, three, four, five cars, it's the tow truck to the rescue! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPRING by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"A tantalizing glimpse of what's in store after winter's long rest. (Pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
Snowdrifts give way to raindrops, and flowers burst out in bright profusion to signal the arrival of a new season. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPOT THE DOT by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"The app is still better (not to mention cheaper), but with Carter, even spinoffs are first-rate. (Pop-up/picture book. 2-4)"
This abridged paper version of an outstanding iPad app sticks to the same basic design but offers a different set of visual challenges. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ABC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A worthy companion to his previous offerings. (Pop-up/picture book. 6 & up)"
Carter again challenges readers to make their way through a series of three-dimensional homages to modern art, this time chasing the yellow square that appears in each (600 Black Spots, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Fun! (Pop-up. 4+)"
Carter's fabulous homage to paper engineering (that doubles as a counting book) features ten intricate paper sculptures or interactive devices and a special charge for readers: Find the one red dot in each. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINTER by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"The labels may prove more distracting than illuminating, but this isn't quite the usual sort of stop on the well-worn seasonal round. (Pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
A quick, season-centered look-about from a master of paper engineering. Read full book review >