Search Results: "Edward Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

RECYCLING DAY by Edward Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Sure to inspire a new generation of recyclers. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Three insects and a worm learn about recycling when their vacant lot gets cleaned up. Read full book review >

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PRICES! PRICES! PRICES! by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"Adler always finds a canny way into the math game, both practical and enjoyable. (Math picture book. 6-10)"
You can spell math with an "a" as in angst, aghast or agog, or you can spell it with an "A" as in Adler. Your move. Read full book review >

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COLIN FISCHER by Ashley Edward Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2012

"Entertaining, but confused about its point of view. (Fiction. 11-16)"
The subgenre combining sleuthing with characters who have Asperger syndrome gets a new entry offering humor and interesting historical and scientific connections—but the narrative viewpoint drifts unsettlingly. Read full book review >

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MONEY MADNESS by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2009

"Miller's flat, digital artwork is solid throughout, providing a cheery Uncle Sam as a guide with simple stylized images set to swaths of yeasty color, flowing easily with the narrative and surprisingly emotive. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
If there is one thing that makes the Dismal Science a shade less dismal, it's money, as in currency. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRIANGLES by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2014

"With lots of layers of information, this is a book that can grow with kids; new information will be accessible with each repeat reading. (Math picture book. 6-10)"
Everything kids need to know about triangles—vocabulary, explanations and all. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Adler anchors great numbers in cool facts, but once past a billion, the zeroes are still helplessly dizzying. (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
Adler endeavors to get a grip on the slipperiness of big numbers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAPTAIN BARNACLE’S AQUARIUM by Edward  Miller
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2006

"Trying too hard, this ends up just a bewildering mix; steer young readers instead to more conventional tours like Aliki's My Visit to the Aquarium (1993). (pirate glossary) (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-7)"
Dropping in and out of lecture mode—"Here you'll see countless species of fish. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIREBOY TO THE RESCUE! by Edward  Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2010

"A little late for Fire Safety Week, but surely one to keep in mind for next October. (Informational picture book. 4-9)"

BOOK REVIEW

THE TOOTH BOOK by Edward  Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2008

"This is one that kids can really sink their teeth into. (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
Miller presents all things toothy in this fascinating and funny introduction to teeth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CADETS by Edward Miller
Released: June 13, 2013

"A tightly written, fast-paced prose supernova."
Budding starship captain Ryan Thompson helps battlean alien invasion in Miller's (The Kronos Interference, 2012) inventive sci-fi tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2002

"Enhanced by directions for several simple models or demonstrations, some experiments, plus more of the same on the illustrator's Web site, this once-over conveys a clear sense of the body's complexity without losing sight of the big picture. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-8)"
The illustrator of many "Let's Read And Find Out" science titles supplies characteristically flat, simplified, lighthearted (so to speak) diagrams for Seuling's (Robert and the Weird and Wacky Facts, p. 426, etc.) tour of the body's major components. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 30, 2012

"An impressively original take on alternative history."
In this time-travel thriller, debut authors Miller and Manas spin a clever, original variation on a classic alternative history premise: What if it were possible to travel back in time and kill Adolf Hitler? Read full book review >