Search Results: "Fish-e-Tales"


BOOK REVIEW

MOTHER OCEAN, FATHER SUN by Anne Niles
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2011

"An unvarnished, if (appropriately) atmospheric introduction to the water cycle. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
A raindrop takes a circular journey from forest to ocean to cloud and back in an app that still needs major work. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THINGS TO SEE by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"While not flawless learning experiences, both books are useful tools to promote language development thanks to clear photos and clean layouts. (Board book. 1-3)"
Colorful photos and simple captions introduce babies and toddlers to their world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

100 FIRST WORDS by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"The engaging images and familiar terms presented will appeal to little ones and help them to add to their quickly expanding vocabularies. (Board book. 1-3)"
This oversized lift-the-flap word book presents 100 terms that toddlers can relate to. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRST NUMBERS by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"While both titles utilize vibrant photos and easy-to-open flaps, First Numbers is the more successful offering of the two. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A straightforward, clear counting book for little ones. Read full book review >

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LIGHT MY DIAL
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Glow by Megan E. Bryant

Cover Story: Big (Watch) Face

BFF Charm: Meh and Yay

Swoonworthy Scale: 1

Talky Talk: First Person/Epistolary Face-Off

Bonus Factor: Radium Girls

Relationship Status: Didn’t Quite Light My Fire Dial

Cover Story: Big (Watch) Face

This cover has not one, not two, but three big faces—if you count the watch face ...


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MAP ME A WAY TO YOUR HEART
by Sarah Pitre

 

BOOK REPORT for The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

Cover Story: The Geography of Jennifer E. Smith
BFF Charm: Maybe x 2
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: The School of Sarah Dessen
Bonus Factors: Globetrotting, Postcards
Relationship Status: Vacation Hook-up

Cover Story: The Geography of Jennifer E. Smith

This is Jennifer E. Smith's third ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Yes Men Do Cry by Gary Fish
Released: Jan. 14, 2013

"A memoir with noble intentions, if occasionally awkward execution."
In this debut memoir made up of personal journal entries, Canadian author Fish tells of his journey of grief. Read full book review >

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BEFORE SUNRISE, BEFORE COLLEGE
by Sarah Pitre

 

BOOK REPORT for Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between by Jennifer E. Smith

Cover Story: The Jennifer E. Smith Treatment
BFF Charm: Roger Murtaugh
Swoonworthy Scale: 5
Talky Talk: Straight Up
Bonus Factor: College Transition
Relationship Status: Keep In Touch

 

Cover Story: The Jennifer E. Smith Treatment

This cover, with its black and white photograph, playful typography ...


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CHOOSING YOUR OWN PATH
by Leila Roy

Everyone wants something different from me. It’s like one second, I should be a better dude. I should stop being such a girly douche, and I should just man up. Then, it’s the opposite: I’m too much of a guy, and it’s not right. I should be a girl, because that’s what I’m supposed to be.

The thing is, I’m ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BABY ANIMALS by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Appealing fare for young animal lovers. (Board book. 6 mos.-18 mos.)"
A simple lift-the-flap teaches little ones the names of animals and their offspring. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HANSEL AND GRETEL ANIMATED STORYBOOK by Epic Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2012

"Set apart by outstanding visuals and a tongue-in-cheek tone, if lacking the psychodrama of more traditional variants. (iPad storybook app. 8-11)"
Illustrations and animations done in a style strongly reminiscent of classic Disney feature-length cartoons boost this rendition of the tale over the zillions of other digital versions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COUNT 123 by Tiger Tales
by Tiger Tales, illustrated by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Both titles are clear and successful in their mission if a little boring. Flashcards in board-book form. (Board book. 2-5)"
Starting at one teddy bear and continuing up to 20 jelly beans, readers are encouraged to count clear, stock photos and trace numbers in this tactile lift-the-flap book. Read full book review >