Search Results: "David Wojtowycz"


BOOK REVIEW

ELEPHANT JOE, BRAVE FIREFIGHTER! by David Wojtowycz
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 2015

"A visual muddle makes for an early-reader fail. (Early reader. 4-6)"
Animal friends save the day when a dragon's birthday party gets out of hand in this graphic-novel addition to the venerable Step into Reading line. Read full book review >

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ELEPHANT JOE, BRAVE KNIGHT! by David Wojtowycz
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 26, 2012

"Blithe adventure for tiny heroes-to be. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Wee elephant and zebra buddies seem no match for a fearsome dragon and an evil knight, but looks can be deceiving. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OINK! by David Wojtowycz
illustrated by David Wojtowycz
Released: Dec. 1, 1999

"An engaging first look at some favorite animals of the toddler set. (Board book. 2-5)"
Toddler-size sleuths can match cheerful barnyard animals to their appropriate sounds in this sparkling board book from Wojtowycz. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSTLE IN THE BUSHES by Giles Andreae
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"With little specific factual information provided or individual personality developed, there is nothing here to separate one backyard inhabitant from the next. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Underdeveloped rhymes describe the "minibeasts" that live in a garden. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COMMOTION IN THE OCEAN by Giles Andreae
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Otherwise, this British import is ordinary and often amateurish. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The round glass of a submarine porthole provides a window through which the animals of the ocean can be spied upon in all their "commotion." Read full book review >

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DINOSAURS GALORE! by Giles Andreae
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"Ichthyosaurus') Next to the likes of Kevin Crotty's Dinosongs (2000), illustrated by Kurt Vargo, or Jack Prelutsky's classic Tyrannosaurus Was A Beast (1988), illustrated by Arnold Lobel, there's not much here to roar about. (Picture book/poetry. 7-9)"
A dozen familiar dinosaurs introduce themselves in verse in this uninspired, if colorful, new animal gallery from the authors of Commotion in the Ocean (2000). Read full book review >

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ABC ANIMAL JAMBOREE by Giles Andreae
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"This is just what it should be—a little learning and a lot of breezy fun. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Bouncy animal rhymes from Angelfish to Zebra. Read full book review >

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RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE by Giles Andreae
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 2, 2011

"With more animal magnetism than techno bells and whistles, this safari succeeds at every turn. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
Animal antics abound in this colorful zoological primer for the preschool set. Read full book review >

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DAVID OWEN
by Alex Layman

The American West has long been a place of myth and wonder, of dramatic canyons, mesas, and mountain ranges. These dramatic landscapes have wooed Americans for centuries, and The New Yorker’s David Owen isn’t immune to its siren song. Though Owen has lived in Connecticut for most of his adult life, he spent the summers of his youth in ...


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DAVID SAMUEL LEVINSON
by James McDonald

“I'm just furious,” David Samuel Levinson says, agitation lending his voice both energy and an edge. “I'm furious that we have to talk about this in 2017.” It was less than a month into the new administration when we discussed his novel, Tell Me How This Ends Well, and the dangerous implications for minority groups of ...


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LOVE YA
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I don’t read a lot of Young Adult/New Adult books, but I’ve become a fan of Huntley Fitzpatrick.

I think I’ve read all of her books now (and hope a new one is coming out soon!).

I just finished What I Thought Was True, and I invite you all to read it!

Sometimes, with YA, I feel ...


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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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