Search Results: "Dennis Illus. by the author Rockhill"


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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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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"Manufactured, yet whimsical-strangely endearing enough to warrant a second look. (5-7)"
An odd little paean to mullet-fishing and the Florida coast that's not quite fable, not quite love 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 >

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

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

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OF ALL THAT ENDS by Günter Grass
by Günter Grass, translated by Breon Mitchell, illustrated by the author
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Dec. 6, 2016

"Fractured but elegant musings on dying and, most poignantly, living."
Last words and images from the Nobel Prize-winning writer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 15, 2006

"Purposeful, but the writing shows promise. (Fiction. 6-12)"
In this thinly disguised ecology lesson, a young turtle named Benjamin tries to save his friends in Turtle Pond from certain destruction. Read full book review >

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"Small in scope, but will attract readers interested particularly in dogs, moving, and Manhattan. (3-5)"
Nicely varied pictures support a story that will appeal specifically to dog-lovers, children who have just moved houses (or are just about to), and readers familiar with New York City and Central Park. Read full book review >