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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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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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

ALPHABEEP by Debora Pearson
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

Pearson takes fledgling readers out for a spin with this alphabet of trucks and traffic signs. Read full book review >