Search Results: "David A. Carter"


BOOK REVIEW

B IS FOR BOX by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 8, 2014

"F is for flop. (Pop-up alphabet book. 2-4)"
First seen in The Happy Little Yellow Box (2011), the title character returns to demonstrate alliteration in this alphabetical outing.Read full book review >

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HIDE AND SEEK by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"More playful work from a rare master of abstract design, both rich enough and sturdy enough to support repeat visits. (Pop-up/picture book. 5-10, adult)"
The panjandrum of paper engineering offers six dazzling new constructs—each hiding a handful of small cutouts or printed shapes to find. Read full book review >

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WHITE NOISE by David A. Carter
COLORS
Released: Oct. 27, 2009

"Knowledgeable adults will recognize nods to Modern artists and jazz musicians; children will simply be enthralled by the totality of the experience. (Pop-up/picture book. 6 & up)"
Noises in most pop-up books are accidents: An over-glued element gets unstuck, or—horrors—rips entirely. Read full book review >

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WOOF! WOOF! by David A. Carter
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2006

"Tail-waggingly terrific fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bit by geometric bit, two dogs are built out of an assortment of triangles and quadrangles in a cleverly tactile piece of whimsy. Read full book review >

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SPOT THE DOT by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 25, 2011

"Clean of look, seamless in design: a delight even for the diapered crowd. (iPad game app. 1-6)"
The Picasso of paper engineers (One Red Dot, 2005, etc.) displays a dab hand at concocting even more thoroughly interactive explorations of shape and color for touchscreens. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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

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 >

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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 >

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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 >