Search Results: "David Milgrim"


BOOK REVIEW

WILD FEELINGS by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A picture book to feel good about. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A compassionate look at feelings uses animal similes to affirm universal human emotions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMELIA MAKES A MOVIE by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2008

"Lively fun that could inspire a young cinema auteur. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little dynamo turns director. Read full book review >

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SWING OTTO SWING! by David Milgrim
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"More, more, more. (Easy reader. 3-6)"
Otto the robot continues his adventures, once again slyly transforming the "Dick and Jane" format from clichéd tedium into pure fun for the earliest readers. Read full book review >

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COWS CAN'T FLY by David Milgrim
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1998

"He's seen in the last spread staring at an array of zoo animals, a drawing pad under his arm. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The title's assertion is a perfect set-up for a small boy to prove otherwise, in this merry tale of self-fulfilling prophecy from Milgrim (Dog Brain, 1996). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY MUM GOES TO WORK by Kes Gray
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2006

"Simple enough that early readers will be able to handle the text with assistance. (Picture book. 2-7)"
A very young boy explains his life with a working mother. Read full book review >

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >