Search Results: "Digital Leaf"


BOOK REVIEW

MOO SAID MORRIS by Jon Lycett-Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Though the interactive features are nondescript, this sweet, simple story may spur a valuable conversation or two about nonconformity. (Requires iOS 6 and above.) (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
This tiny tale about individuality aims to encourage kids to be exactly who they are—without apology. Read full book review >

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WHAT WILL I BE? by Richard Sinclair
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 27, 2013

"Despite meaningless distractions, a happy story full of possibilities. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
A cheery story tells children that they can be whatever they want to be. Read full book review >

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MY MONSTER MAYHEM by Anita  Pouroulis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 2012

"Slight but fun enough. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
An interactive introduction to a motley crew of mischievous monsters whose titular mayhem lands a young girl in trouble with her mum. Read full book review >

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PANCAKE PANDEMONIUM by Anita  Pouroulis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2012

"Still, when whisked together with a lesson in pancake origins and playful narration, this tale of pandemonium turns out not too bad. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
Polly's passion for pancakes is surpassed only by how far her imagination will take her to get the ingredients. Read full book review >

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FEED 'EM FRED by Dustin Brooks
by Dustin Brooks, illustrated by Betty Le Bon, developed by Digital Leaf
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 15, 2011

"Lunch, anyone? Thought not. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
A new chef with a bag full of horse eyes and other disgusting ingredients cures a picky lad's aversion to "healthy" foods. Read full book review >

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READING CAN BE FUN by Munro Leaf
Released: Sept. 23, 1953

"All told in direct relationship to its young audience- from pre-readers who will get the idea from listening to it, to kids in the thrown of rejecting their books for funnies and TV- a perfect and humorous antidote to the many modern factors that undermine a true literacy."
Inimitably, Leaf conveys the wonder of the world of books in a way you fervently hope will captivate just one, or ten, a thousand, a million children. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 11, 1936

"The most original and amusing thing Leaf has done."
This has an irresistible appeal to the sense of the ridiculous. Read full book review >

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THE TEACHER APPEARS by Brian Leaf
Released: Nov. 23, 2016

"An earnest attempt at providing constructive advice, but its filler intrudes on its more engaging content."
Leaf (Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi, 2016, etc.) offers an eclectic collection of prompts designed to inspire and energize yoga practitioners.Read full book review >

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LET'S DO BETTER by Munro Leaf
Released: Oct. 1, 1945

"Amusing, lively cartoons, in his particular style, make this a good companion piece- with a broader significance- for Manners Are Fun, etc. Black and white with a splash of red Humor and a barb of not always palatable truth."
Only Munro Leaf could get away with this kind of moralizing on the course of the history of War and Peace, and he manages to get his ideas across to the children, without surenting the pill. Read full book review >

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GORDON THE GOAT by Munro Leaf
Released: June 15, 1944

"Munro Leaf has that rare ability to preach a sermon without making it obvious, ha his little moral tales are really funny."
Not one of Munro Leaf's major items, but on his name it will have a wide market. Read full book review >

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3 AND 30 WATCHBIRDS by Munro Leaf
Released: March 23, 1944

"This time western, table sprawlers, shoe scuffers, braggers, anitchers, droopyhends, bathroom wreckers, and their ilk are taken over the jumps."
The Watchbirds have been delighting Ladies' Home Journal readers for six years now, and here is another collection in book form. Read full book review >