Search Results: "Eric Litwin"


BOOK REVIEW

ICE CREAM & DINOSAURS by Eric Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Joe isn't quite as cool as Pete, but a catchy tune, dancing dinosaurs, and strawberry ice cream are an enticing combination. Here's hoping Groovy Joe soon meets a female counterpart—perhaps Hep Hilda or Beatnik Betty? (Picture book. 3-8)"
The author of the first few entries in the wildly popular Pete the Cat series debuts a new series starring Groovy Joe, a guitar-playing, ice cream-loving hound dog. Read full book review >

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KEEP ROLLING! by Eric Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2017

"With repetitive refrains and plenty of mud, it's hard to go wrong—but the message is a bit murky. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Litwin's Nut family is back (The Nuts, 2015), this time lamenting their diminutive size. Read full book review >

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THE NUTS by Eric Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Parents may well hope that their children don't pick up Hazel's beat—but they probably will. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A little composer gets her whole family moving and grooving to her "bop-able" beat, but it's not easy. Read full book review >

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DANCE PARTY COUNTDOWN by Eric Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Trying hard does not equal funny (or groovy). (Picture book. 4-8)"
Groovy Joe the hip hound dog is back for a sequel, following up on his first musical adventure, Ice Cream and Dinosaurs (2016). Read full book review >

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PETE THE CAT AND HIS FOUR GROOVY BUTTONS by Eric Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Fans will definitely want to visit the publisher's website to check out the extras, while newcomers will either do the same or let Pete go, depending on their taste. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In his third outing Pete the Cat follows the pattern of his previous appearances: Despite repeated wardrobe malfunctions, he maintains his upbeat attitude and bouncy charm. Read full book review >

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PETE THE CAT:  ROCKING IN MY SCHOOL SHOES by Eric Litwin
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"As Pete would say, 'It's all good,' …unless you don't know the tune—then you just won't get it. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Pete, the strangely popular musical cat, is back (Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, 2010), this time showing off all the things he can do in his school shoes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PETE THE CAT by Eric Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 2, 2010

"Pete may seem like an appealing role model to adults, but any child who has experienced the smirching of a new pair of shoes probably won't buy the cool he's peddling. (Picture book. 3-5)"
An imperturbable blue cat walks along and sings his song regardless of what he steps in. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ERIC CARLE'S ANIMALS ANIMALS by Laura Whipple
POETRY
Released: Aug. 17, 1989

"A treat!"
First, a word for the anthologist: the 62 poems Whipple has assembled as companions to Carle's flamboyant art are so splendid that they could easily stand alone; such greats as Dickinson, Sandburg, and Kipling appear along with numerous children's favorites—e.g., Worth, Behn, Coatsworth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CATE AND ERIC by Ronnie Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"A complex narrative that combines autumnal romance with conspiracy-fueled suspense."
In this multigenre novel, a middle-aged woman reconnects with high school friends, including a long-lost lover, as she stumbles onto a terrorist plot. Read full book review >

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ERIC THE MATH BEAR by Caroline Glicksman
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 12, 2003

"It just doesn't add up. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Eric, a red glow-in-the-dark bear who works in a bank, foils a robbery in Glicksman's debut picture book. Read full book review >