Search Results: "Hervé Bouchard"


BOOK REVIEW

HARVEY by Hervé Bouchard
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Pensive, with hushed, desolate notes, this is best suited for thoughtful readers, both YA and adult, who are ready for a quiet literary examination of loss. (Graphic memoir. 12 & up)"
A sparse, evocative look at a father's death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GAME OF SHAPES by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 2015

"This is the rare book that would be improved by falling apart. (Board book. 1-4)"
Tullet may have finally run up against the limits created by the conventions of a book with this latest addition to his clever Let's Play Games! series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAY ZOOP! by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"'Zoop' is the least of it. 'Waahoo!' comes closer. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Another infectiously joyful romp from the panjandrum of playful pointillism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BALL GAME by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2014

"This ballgame is a board-book miss. (Board book. 3-8)"
The novelty-book answer to the basketball net on the wastepaper basket. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PRESS HERE by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 16, 2011

"Children and parents keen to explore technological interactivity will delight in recalling the infinite possibilities of the picture book. (Picture book. 3-8)"
One lone, yellow dot sits in the center of a blank, white page. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GAME OF TOPS AND TAILS by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 16, 2015

"Suffice to say, if Tullet can conceive it, adults and children will both enjoy it. (Board book. 1-3)"
Tullet continues to expand his Let's Play Games! series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY PARENTS by Hervé Guibert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1994

"A minor work that fails to define HervÇ and his parents clearly or memorably."
This disjointed account of life with Mom and Dad by French novelist and journalist Guibert (To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life, 1991) is supposedly a blend of autobiography and fiction- -neither terribly exciting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FINGER SPORTS GAME by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 2015

"A perfectly pleasant interactive read for pale-skinned toddlers. (Board book. 2-4)"
The Finger Worms participate in a variety of athletic competitions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HELP! WE NEED A TITLE! by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"The thick, black, paper-over-board cover suggests a sketchbook; in the adeptly controlled chaos within, Tullet outlines the elements of a good story while supplying kids with plenty of inspiration to create their own. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Clever new metafiction from the prolific French artist (Press Here, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >