Search Results: "David Illus. by the author Lyon"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 6, 1936

"While the story is merely adequate, the lively and colorful paintings, with faces strongly reminiscent of those in The Magic Roundabout, are full of delight. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Bright, entertaining illustrations accompany an odd little text about the lives and adventures of bees. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 2004

"A poem on the last page, in both English and Spanish, seems superfluous after such a silently wonderful visual treat. (3-6)"
This sweet, beautifully illustrated snow adventure uses creative design to tell one wordless story as if it were two. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 13, 2005

"A light parable of peace, well suited to a time of widespread hatemongering."
Photographer/naturalist Skye paints an unabashedly endearing picture of a friendship between a young moose and an old horse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 1, 2005

"Though the text has some amateurish didacticism, this cheerful piece has charm. (4-8)"
Simple, appealing photographs of puppets in a house illustrate this homespun tale about a lost bracelet and a fight between friends. Read full book review >

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CHIP KIDD by Chip Kidd
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"As for his own work, it is also constantly changing, as reflected in this vibrant decadelong retrospective, but it has most certainly endured."
More than a decade after the first, the second volume of art and anecdotes from one of the foremost book-jacket designers in contemporary publishing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A delight for New York aficionados. Every city needs a version of this artist and her book."
In busy cartoons and archly entertaining prose, New Yorker artist Wertz (Museum of Mistakes, 2014, etc.) serves up a grandly alternative history of Gotham. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 2005

"Despite a few areas that may confuse younger readers, this handsome volume will prove a solid entrée to the world of language and reference."
An attractive dictionary aimed at children ages five through seven with plenty of drawings and large type. Read full book review >

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"Versophobes and the poetically entrenched beware: Even you may be moved by these sweet imagined moments."
Fun, captivating poems little poems less about being lost than being found. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Fun and useful. (Fiction, 3-6)"
An inspirational lap-reader that teaches the merits of doggedly pursuing a dream. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 13, 2005

"The breezy discussion of an unusual, appealing hobby keeps this problem novel from becoming overbearingly message-driven. (Fiction. 10-12)"
This short chapter book tackles common, but intimidating, childhood problems, such as bullies, divorce, step-parents and alcoholic parents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"Readers will have fun and learn a great deal about alpacas. Well-done. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A cute, well-written and suspenseful animal-adventure story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"For parents who want to re-create the classic unsubtlety of illustrated religious parables in Chopra's holistic philosophy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
These seven didactic multicultural tales, inspired by Deepak Chopra's Seven Spiritual Laws for Parents, take the place of Bible stories for children raised by New-Age seekers. Read full book review >