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 >

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 >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

NOISY FARM by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A happily multisensory exploration. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
Farm animals make realistic noises as youngsters press embedded tactile features. Read full book review >

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

ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"Lucid, sinewy sentences lash, tickle, and caress."
A veteran essayist for the New York Times collects some gems from his pile of precious—though not always popular—stones.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 5, 2016

"Not the how-to book that its title suggests but Fish presents a compelling argument about the necessity of argument."
The acclaimed literary theorist and law professor addresses the concept of argument. Read full book review >