Search Results: "Dennis Rockhill"


BOOK REVIEW

OCEAN WHISPER/SUSURRO DEL OÉANO by Dennis Rockhill
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2005

"Skillful but overly sentimental, the artwork will appeal to some and turn others away. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A young boy, his room decorated with a poster of whales hanging next to his small fish tank, prepares for sleep listening to a seashell, feeding his fish and staring meditatively into space. 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

HUNTERS OF THE GREAT FOREST by Dennis Nolan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Quite a treat! (Picture book. 3-7)"
An intrepid band conquers a rugged landscape to capture an unusually tasty conquest in this funny, wordless story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUTTERFINGERS by Dennis Reader
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1991

"Still, kids may enjoy Benjamin's many comic mishaps, rather mercilessly caricatured in the lively illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Benjamin Butters drops everything—balls, his toast, his goldfish, the eggs he's collecting, etc. But when (to everyone's consternation) ``Mom'' lets him hold his new baby sister, she's perfectly safe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRICK OF THE EYE by Dennis Haseley
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2004

"Plodding, but bizarrely intriguing. (Fiction. YA)"
Young Richard (12) is a mover; he has the eerie ability to move into and out of paintings, where the figures speak to him and he to them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SANDY DENNIS by Sandy Dennis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 27, 1997

"Despite the editor's best efforts to weld these disparate fragments together, they never really cohere into anything more than a series of precious, pointillist moments. (23 b&w photos, not seen)"
Sometimes there are pressing reasons to publish a work posthumously. Read full book review >