Search Results: "Kingfisher"


BOOK REVIEW

WHO'S THAT JUMPING? by Kingfisher
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2013

"This accessible title rightly focuses on what is of interest to little ones. (Board book. 2-4)"
A catalog of animal movements and other nature facts for the youngest zoologists. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHO'S THAT...PLAYING? by Kingfisher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Both this and its companion are winning additions to this effective nonfiction series for the youngest learners. (Board book. 18 mos.-4)"
Adorable photos of ducklings, bear cubs, penguin chicks, piglets and more at play. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AT THE ZOO by Kingfisher
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 21, 2013

"While the information is solid and simply presented, and the photos are eye-catching, the layout gets in the way of clarity. Stick with Kingfisher's Baby Animals series for zoology in board-book form. (Board book. 3-4)"
This introduction to zoology features a cover of layered, bubble-shaped pages of various sizes, each with an image of a zoo animal peeking through. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABY ANIMALS ON THE FARM by Kingfisher
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2010

"Otherwise, pretty darn appealing. (Board book. 1-3)"
A pink piglet with black patches over its eyes stares out at readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON THE FARM by Kingfisher
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 30, 2013

"With short facts about pigs, chickens, cattle, horses and more, there is just enough to be of interest to the youngest animal enthusiast. (Board book. 1-3)"
This introduction to farm life includes a cover of layered, bubble-shaped pages of various sizes, each with an image of a farm animal peeking through. Read full book review >

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MADAME PAMPLEMOUSSE AND HER INCREDIBLE EDIBLES by Rupert Kingfisher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Hellard's black-and-white line drawings help to keep this concoction lighter than air: Like a good soufflé, it puffs over the top but holds together for a delectable treat. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Young Madeleine is the best chef at the Squealing Pig, run by her uncle, Monsieur Lard, a greedy bully who turns every recipe into a greasy disaster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG SHINY MACHINES by Kingfisher
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Other titles include On the Go (ISBN: 978-0-7534-6262-1), Hard at Work (ISBN: 978-0-7534-6263-8) and Racing Along (ISBN: 978-0-7534-6265-2). (18-36 mos.)"
This one-size-fits-none adaptation of a series for older children (Amazing Machines, with Tony Mitton) takes a promising topic and complicates it. Read full book review >