Search Results: "Flying Word, Inc"


BOOK REVIEW

BLACK BEAR, LOON & WALLEYE by Sara Button
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 19, 2011

"Attractive illustrations and the accompanying song help this app to rise above the ordinary. (iPad storybook and song app. 4-8)"
This two-for-one app includes an evocative Northwoods animal fable plus a companion song. Read full book review >

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TWINKLE TWINKLE LITLE STAR by Jane Taylor
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 17, 2011

"That readers will be introduced to several more verses than the usual first four is just icing on this particularly luscious cake. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
First a poem, then a lullaby, often a book and now an app—how we wonder what you... will be next. Read full book review >

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THE BUGABEES by Amy Recob
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 9, 2012

"A serviceable if artless resource. (iPad storybook app. 4-6)"
Food allergies need not give you the blues when you've got friends like the Bugabees. Read full book review >

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WIZARD OF OZ 3D by L. Frank Baum
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2011

"Overall, readers looking for a quality digital format of a classic story will not be disappointed. (iPad storybook app. 7-11)"
Described by the developers as a "3D audiobook," this unabridged version of the classic tale is really a digital book with good illustrations and optional audio. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLYING by Carrie Jones
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 19, 2016

"Funny and fast-moving, with a compelling setup for potential sequels. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
A bubbly, affectionate cheerleader must rescue her mother from an out-of-this-world danger. Read full book review >

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FLYING by Eric Kraft
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 3, 2009

"Flying Home doesn't soar quite so high as its predecessors, but the finished trilogy is a trip not to be missed."
This delightful omnibus volume includes three novels: the previously published Taking Off and On the Wing and the never before published Flying Home, which completes the adolescent adventure of Kraft's serial alter ego character Peter Leroy—aka the "Bird Boy of Babbington." Read full book review >

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WORD by Bruce Macnair
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A cheeky YA tale suffused with a love for language."
Macnair's debut novel combines young-adult adventure and shameless puns in a frothy tale of a young boy on a wild quest across a fantasyland quite similar to our own. Read full book review >

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WORD by Coerte V.W. Felske
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 17, 1998

"Well, it's not Marlowe or Goethe, and cynics may snap their fangs at that big-bucks ending, but for film lovers the Hell-A hypechat will flick on all of your fuses."
Masterfully bitter story in the Bruce Wagner/Michael Tolkin mode with a screenwriter hero who sneers at de rigeur Hollywood happy endings but is provided with one by his author (The Shallow Man, 1995). Read full book review >

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FLYING by Kevin Luthardt
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"An engaging and effective father-son story in which the main characters are black and race is not presented as an issue, this is a charming introduction to the worlds of books, birds and imagination, and an apt choice for parent-child reading. (Picture book. 4-7)"
When a boy reads a book about birds, his imagination takes flight. Read full book review >

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FLYING by Kveta Pacovská
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"This book has at once the appearance of a hoax and the expression of a genuine message about creativity and effort at the primal level. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Seemingly complex artwork offers big rewards for readers who meet its demanding appeal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLYING by Donald  Crews
illustrated by Donald Crews
Released: Oct. 20, 1986

"Crews' style has become familiar, through several fine books; this is a worthy companion to the award-winning Freight Train and Truck."
With minimal text and bright-color illustrations, Crews captures the essence of a plane journey."Boarding. . . Read full book review >