Search Results: "KaBOOM!"


BOOK REVIEW

MOO COW KABOOM! by Thacher Hurd
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2003

"Far from making it over the moon, this cow barely gets off the ground. (Picture book. 5-7)"
The veteran author of Art Dog (1996), Mama Don't Allow (1987), and other mainstays of the genre, strains to be clever in this slightly amusing caper. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GO OUT AND PLAY! by KaBOOM!
Released: March 13, 2012

"A great resource for organizations that work with children and families alike. (Nonfiction. 5 & up)"
Nonprofit organization KaBOOM's goal is to encourage children to engage in outdoor play, and this collection of 69 group games will give both adults and children a wide variety of answers to the question, "What should we do?" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LET'S BUILD A PLAYGROUND by Michael J. Rosen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 2013

"KaBOOM! doesn't just foster the power of play (both physical and imaginative); as seen in this book, it inspires kids to believe in change. ('imagine your own playground' prompts, author's note) (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
National nonprofit organization KaBOOM! helps an Indianapolis community construct a playground in just one day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GUM by Nancy Willard
by Nancy Willard, illustrated by Jeff Newman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"A clever, polished story whose lively illustrations reinforce the retro theme. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Two white boys ply the gumball machine with their quarters, pursuing the elusive silver racer toy in this picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Sharkie and the Haunted Cat Box by Daniel Bergmann
Released: May 6, 2015

"A fun read-aloud for the kindergarten set."
In his latest picture book, Bergmann (The Curse of the Baskervilles, 2015, etc.) challenges readers to guess the surprise that frightens a brave cat on a stormy night. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NOT-SO SECRET SOCIETY by Matthew Daley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"An appealing adventure; vibrant in characterization, humor, and imagery."
Some tweens face their biggest challenge yet when their science fair submission morphs into a colossal, candy-crazed gummy bear in this graphic novel. Read full book review >