Search Results: "Jarrett J. Krosoczka"


BOOK REVIEW

LAST PANDA STANDING by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2015

"In the end, readers may wish the book were a little more exciting and a little less genteel. (Mystery. 8-12)"
You don't need a gun in Kalamazoo City. Read full book review >

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THE FROG WHO CROAKED by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 7, 2013

"Juvenile fans of Dragnet or Law & Order: SVU might look forward to Book 2; few others will. (Mystery. 8-12)"
Who's flooding Kalamazoo City with synthetic fish? The Platypus Police Squad is on the case! Read full book review >

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IT'S TOUGH TO LOSE YOUR BALLOON by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A feel-good book to turn to when helping a young child cope with the everyday setbacks life brings his or her way. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-5)"
A series of short vignettes shows how kids can make the most out of a bad situation when they look at life with a positive attitude. Read full book review >

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THE OSTRICH CONSPIRACY by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 6, 2014

"Retailers won't need to stock up on sunglasses or platypus dolls, but readers will keep turning pages up to the last chapter, and quite a few of them will be ready, immediately, for the next volume. (Mystery. 8-12)"
This book isn't nearly as odd as it sounds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLYFISH by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"There's nothing new under the sea, but these creatures are irrepressible, even Crabby. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A cantankerous crab lives up to his name, bullying everyone in the ocean until he realizes the importance of friendship. Read full book review >

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MUST. PUSH. BUTTONS! by Jason Good
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Not a must. read. book. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A rambunctious child tries to find outlets for his surfeit of energy. Read full book review >

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TOTALLY TARDY MARTY by Erica S. Perl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"This one can be permanently late. (Picture book. 4-7) "
A young boy who's always late for school learns to be on time and finds a friend along the way. Read full book review >

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COMICS SQUAD by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 8, 2014

"More fun than the playground at recess! (Graphic anthology. 7-12)"
An all-star comics anthology tackles everyone's favorite subject: recess. Read full book review >

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GIDDY UP, COWGIRL by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Ride 'em, cowgirls! (Picture book. 3-5)"

BOOK REVIEW

LUNCH LADY AND THE AUTHOR VISIT VENDETTA by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 22, 2009

"Although not particularly substantial, this is another helping of hijinks for Lunch Lady fans. (Graphic novel. 7-10)"
Lunch Lady and Betty serve up another action-filled adventure in the third installment of the Lunch Lady series. Read full book review >

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BUBBLE BATH PIRATES! by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2003

"Bathing rituals are never hurt by a dose of invention, though this could well be a one-time exchange: a good idea that kids will want to throw their own twist upon. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Krosoczka, who's had such fun with Good Night, Monkey Boy! (2001) and Baghead (2002), conducts readers through a piratical bath time in what might be considered a bathing primer for the very young. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANNIE WAS WARNED by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2003

"Young audiences will shiver with pleasure. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Glow-in-the-dark display type on the cover really sets the mood for this Halloween ramble. Read full book review >