Search Results: "David Milgrim"


BOOK REVIEW

HOW YOU GOT SO SMART by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2010

"This seems to be aimed at children who have actually earned the 'smart' title. (Picture book. 3-6)"
David Milgrim's rhyming take on the journey of growing up and acquiring knowledge begins with a baby chewing on a book and exploring what happens when his breakfast is tossed on the floor. Read full book review >

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BEST BABY EVER by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"The bright cartoon illustrations of goofy parents will elicit some chuckles, but won't keep little ones from squirming to reach for a book that's truly for and about them. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Baby hits developmental milestones and his parents go gaga. Read full book review >

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DOG BRAIN by David Milgrim
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Lots of fun, and accessible to the very young. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Sneakers only appears to be the world's dumbest dog: He won't fetch, roll over, or obey any of the house rules. Read full book review >

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GO, OTTO, GO! by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"Welcome back, Otto. Glad you're here to stay. (Early reader. 4-8)"
Almost a decade and a half after crash-landing on Earth in See Otto (2002), Milgrim's lovable robot is back and thinking about returning home.Read full book review >

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SANTA DUCK by David Milgrim
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The tight narrative has just the right amount of dialogue and conflict to entertain preschoolers (and adults too), and it has the potential to become a read-it-over-and-over favorite. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A duck named Nicholas receives the gift of a Santa coat and hat prior to Christmas in this quirky, funny story that will have both kids and adults laughing. Read full book review >

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YOUNG MACDONALD by David Milgrim
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2006

A young vivisectionist recombines the livestock in this "Old MacDonald" outtake. Read full book review >

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TIME TO GET UP, TIME TO GO by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 17, 2006

"A must-have for every parent of a toddler boy, but will be enjoyed by little girls, too. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Parents of young sons will especially appreciate this simple example of a boy as caretaker, whose joy in showing his "baby" the wonders of the world is evident. Read full book review >

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SEE OTTO by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"More, Otto, more. (Easy reader. 5-7)"
"Look, here comes Otto!" Read full book review >

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SOME MONSTERS ARE DIFFERENT by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 9, 2013

"In less-skillful hands this offering would come across as saccharine, but Milgrim pulls it off with witty aplomb. Share with a pack of monsters to spark conversations about individuality. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Interesting how being yourself is championed, yet at the same time, most kids are keenly aware of the pressure to fit in and not be too different. In this slim title, Milgrim pairs his brief text with hilarious illustrations to celebrate a charmingly diverse group of monsters. Read full book review >

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EDDIE GETS READY FOR SCHOOL by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2011

"Parents who have been there and kids who are still struggling with independence will find it hard not to root for Eddie. (Picture book. 4-7)"
That age-old struggle of getting kids off to school in the morning goes to new extremes in this howler from Milgrim. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER DAY IN THE MILKY WAY by David Milgrim
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"A wry, low-key alternative to Barbara Todd's similarly surreal but more frenetic Roger Gets Carried Away (2005), illustrated by Rogé. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Carrying the idea of waking up on the wrong side of the bed to the next level, Milgrim has a young narrator wake up on entirely the wrong planet. Read full book review >

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SEE SANTA NAP by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Though beginning readers will love this latest Otto story, preschoolers and older kids will enjoy it too (as will the grown-ups, who know what it's like to need a nap after Christmas). (Easy reader. 5-7)"
Milgrim is still on a roll with his clever early reader series featuring Otto the robot and his group of animal buddies. Read full book review >