Search Results: "Ed Vere"


BOOK REVIEW

MAX AND BIRD by Ed Vere
by Ed Vere, illustrated by Ed Vere
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Real warmth followed by a rush of triumph helps make this book stand out. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Friendship wins out over natural instincts in another outing with the big-eyed black cat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BANANA! by Ed Vere
by Ed Vere, illustrated by Ed Vere
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 23, 2010

Using only the words "banana" and "please," Vere tells a story about two monkeys and one coveted fruit. Read full book review >

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MAX THE BRAVE by Ed Vere
by Ed Vere, illustrated by Ed Vere
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A cat-and-mouse game to be laughed at and reread. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The time-worn scenario in which mouse outwits cat gets a fresh new spin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAX AT NIGHT by Ed Vere
by Ed Vere, illustrated by Ed Vere
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2016

"Cozy, dozy, comforting fare. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A nocturnal quest yields great rewards for the little black cat with the big yellow eyes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEDTIME FOR MONSTERS by Ed Vere
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 17, 2012

"Share this cartoonish, mock-horror tale with the not-so-sleepy at bedtime or rely upon it as a superb storytime choice where all can have fun participating in the hilarious sound effects. (Picture book. 3-6)"
"Do YOU ever WONDER if somewhere, not too far away, there might be… / MONSTERS?" Whether readers do or not, it is hard to resist being swept up in the silly suspense of possibly becoming the target for this monster's hungry attention. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GETAWAY by Ed Vere
by Ed Vere, illustrated by Ed Vere
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 18, 2007

"Better guard your gorgonzola. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Inviting readers to be his lookouts, and whistle ("You know how to whistle, don't you? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOO NOISY! by Malachy Doyle
by Malachy Doyle, illustrated by Ed Vere
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Quiet thinkers will enjoy meeting a character like themselves, and others may gain a better understanding of those who crave a little peace. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Everyone in the Bungle family squeaks, squawks and squelches too much for Sam, the quiet, dreamy middle-child creature (the Bungles look vaguely like raccoons). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Cottom does a good job of making the name 'Lower Ed' stick, and she makes a solid case for reviewing the entire system of higher education for openness of opportunity."
An informal sociological study of diploma mills and their often ripped-off discontents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAITH ED by Linda K. Wertheimer
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"A worthwhile study marred by bias."
Narrow examination of the teaching of religion in America's public schools. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNDEAD ED by Rotterly Ghoulstone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2012

"Discriminating readers may want to look elsewhere. (Funny horror. 9-12)"
Bad enough being a newly undead nerd...but Ed's renegade left arm is trying to kill him! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALT ED by Catherine Atkins
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2003

"Otherwise, a complex and stellar work. (Fiction. YA)"
Atkins (When Jeff Comes Home, 2002) offers an anxious and tender story, excellently written on a theme of peer acceptance. Read full book review >