Search Results: "Larry Tuxbury"


BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Let the casting begin. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Familiar tropes get turned on their furry little ears in this barbed, video-ready rock-and-roll tale. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN FRANKLINSTEIN MEETS THOMAS DEADISON by Larry Tuxbury
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2012

"Another entertaining foray into science both mad and real; new readers should start with the opener, though, to make sense of it all. (Sci-fantasy. 10-12)"
Closing a comical series' first story arc, America's two greatest inventors square off in a death match over the Emperor Napoléon's scheme to conquer the world…with science. Read full book review >

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LOST LARRY by Graham Nunn
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2012

"Clean, simple, seamless—just right for the nursery-school set or children with special needs. (iPad storybook/dexterity app. 1-3)"
A little green lizard will trail a fingertip home in this mini-Odyssey, the third of Larry's interactive outings. Read full book review >

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YOUNG LARRY by Daniel Pinkwater
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"The illustrator's arctic landscapes are unusual and pleasing, and though her animals are barely sketched, they convey the bulk of the bears as well as their human-like postures and their playfulness. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The Pinkwaters (Wallpaper from Space, 1996, etc.) combine facts and hilarious fancy, enriched by the author's knack for turning a phrase. Read full book review >

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LIMELIGHT LARRY by Leigh Hodgkinson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Prereaders should be captivated by this cacophony of type and images, and they will certainly identify with the willful peacock. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Larry the peacock finds adventure in... his very own book. Read full book review >

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SLEEPOVER LARRY by Daniel Pinkwater
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Polar bears, you know, love to dance: 'Floy doy, floy doy, floy doy.' (Picture book. 3-8)"
The Pinkwaters bring back Larry the polar bear, veteran of much foolishness and fan of blueberry muffins and cod pizza. Read full book review >

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DANCING LARRY by Daniel Pinkwater
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2006

"The ridiculousness is broadened by Jill Pinkwater's pen-and-ink artwork: Larry was clearly born to legwarmers, and Madame Swoboda is a smoky vision straight from Central Europe. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The Pinkwaters' Larry is a polar bear of many parts. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN FRANKLINSTEIN LIVES! by Matthew McElligott
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Expect sequels. (Sci-fantasy. 10-12)"
Nerdy Victor is literally blasted out of his compulsively regimented ways when "Frank Benjamin," waking from 200 years of suspended animation, moves into a nearby apartment. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Readers will too. (Sci-fantasy. 10-12)"
Renowned inventors square off in a battle for modern Philadelphia in this daffy sequel to Benjamin Franklinstein Lives! (2010). Read full book review >

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LAZY LARRY LIZARD by Graham Nunn
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 4, 2010

"A limited set of animations and interactive effects expertly leveraged into an engaging experience for the very youngest app-heads. (iPad storybook app. 1-3)"
From Down Under, a delight for the diaper-clad. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 3, 2013

"Pleasant enough beach reading for romantics and believers in fate but probably not for fans of Larry David."
Light, summery memoir of a journey toward healing from a relationship gone slightly sour. Read full book review >