Search Results: "Ken Wilson-Max"


BOOK REVIEW

HALALA MEANS WELCOME! by Ken Wilson-Max
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"1200, etc.) paints in matte planes of color outlined in black, which give his pages a patterned, decorative look. (glossary, map) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Chidi and Michael are friends who live in South Africa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ZELDA IN THE CITY by Ken Wilson-Max
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2000

A trip to the big city becomes a collecting expedition for young Zelda—and for readers too, as multiple pockets hold a removable map, a postcard, 3-D glasses, a perfume sample, a paper glider, and other trinkets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TICKLE TICKLE by Dakari Hru
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"Perfect just for reading, but even more promising for its play-along potential. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A toddler and his father play a tickling game that leaves them both laughing. Read full book review >

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SPLASH, JOSHUA, SPLASH! by Malachy Doyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

"EWSLUGp1999 or Ann Jonas's same-titled episode (1995). (Picture book. 4-6)"
Wilson-Max's bright, page-filling, heavily outlined figures are just the ticket for getting the attention of preschoolers, but Doyle's tale founders on herky-jerky pacing and character ambiguity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT by Anastasia Suen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Not exactly Go Car, Go, but, nonetheless, a blithe and youthful lap read. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A toddler plays king of the world as he maneuvers his toy vehicles around the track. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 15, 2011

"There are better treatments out there; give this one a miss. (Picture book/biography. 6-10)"
Told in the voice of an old tree at the George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Mo., this fictionalized biography provides a simple—one might even say simplistic—introduction to Carver's early life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUST LIKE ME by Marjorie Newman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2006

"A positive suggestion for parents hoping to alleviate new-sibling-itis. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Feelings of possessiveness and jealousy emerge when Tom gets a new baby brother. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU CAN DO IT TOO! by Karen Baicker
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"Sturdy, with the kid-friendly font and big, bright, fingerpaint-y pictures readers recognize as Wilson-Max, this one is positively sure to please. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Another charmer from the team that created I Can Do It Too! (2003). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAN YOU HEAR THE SEA? by Judy Cumberbatch
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"A beautiful tribute to intergenerational relationships, and a message to step out of the routine. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little girl's imagination is unlocked when she stops and truly listens, setting aside the ordinary and releasing the extraordinary. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAX by Ken Wilson-Max
by Ken Wilson-Max, illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Wilson-Max keeps the paper engineering simple; his cast is affable, but under-utilized by the format. (Board book. 2-5)"
A board book with pull-tabs and flaps neatly outlines a child's unconventional but loving family. Read full book review >