Search Results: "Ian Kerr"


BOOK REVIEW

MEET HECKERTY by Jan Ziff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 20, 2014

"A good, entry-level app, gratifyingly easy if also easy to move beyond. (iPad storybook app. 3-5)"
An elemental story of a forgetful witch. Read full book review >

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ONE NIGHT IN THE ZOO by Judith Kerr
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2010

"A fun-filled selection, great for home and for the classroom. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bright, cheerful rhymes and soft, witty illustrations tell the story of a most curious night at the zoo while presenting the numbers one to ten in this smart and silly counting book. Read full book review >

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GOODBYE MOG by Judith Kerr
ANIMALS
Released: March 15, 2003

"Kerr's understated humor and cheery, cartoon-like illustrations make the mood more sweet than sentimental or frightening. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Readers who remember Mog from Kerr's long popular and recently reissued Mog the Forgetful Cat will be both happy and sad to see this final episode in the long series by the British author/illustrator. Read full book review >

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THE OTHER GOOSE by Judith Kerr
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2002

"New readers will be able to 'read' the pictures, without ever knowing a word. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Kerr, author of the beloved Mog books, uses soft, colored pencils and a Mother Goose-meets-The Ugly Duckling story to weave an uneven tale about a lonely goose in search of a mate. Read full book review >

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ONE SMALL STEP by P.B. Kerr
ADVENTURE
Released: June 3, 2008

"Plausibility and imagination are stretched to the limit, but readers who would enjoy fast-paced, space-age adventures will wish they had the outrageous good fortune of Scott MacLeod. (Fiction. 8-13)"
Stories do not get any more outlandish than this one about a 13-year-old boy recruited by NASA to fly with two chimps to the moon in 1969. Read full book review >

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SOMEONE LIKE SUMMER by M.E. Kerr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2007

"A masterful story from a critically acclaimed author. (Fiction. YA)"
From her first sidelong glance down the soccer field, Annabel Brown knows that Esteban Santiago is the boy for her. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOMEONE LIKE SUMMER by M.E. Kerr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2007

"A masterful story from a critically acclaimed author. (Fiction. YA)"
From her first sidelong glance down the soccer field, Annabel Brown knows that Esteban Santiago is the boy for her. Read full book review >

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YOUR EYES IN STARS by M.E. Kerr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Finding a cohesive single voice to tell this story wouldn't have been easy, but would have made its impact stronger. (Fiction. 12+)"
A broad-ranging, somewhat unfocused novel on a worthy topic—how small errors in judgment can snowball to disaster—by a YA master. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Solidly entertaining despite jokes that try a little too hard. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
After their dangerous adventures in The Akhenaten Adventure (2004), djinn twins John and Philippa have promised their mother not to use their djinn powers without her permission. Read full book review >

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FELL DOWN by M.E. Kerr
FICTION
Released: Oct. 30, 1991

"Another entry in this clever, original series seems promised; it will be welcome. (Fiction. 12+)"
The third book about Fell finds him in a funk as he tries to deal with the auto-accident death of best friend Dib. Read full book review >