Search Results: "Little Airplane Productions"


BOOK REVIEW

RED & YELLOW'S NOISY NIGHT by Josh Selig
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2012

"The book contains a worthy message but is disappointingly without nuance. For a more meaningful and engaging story about friendship, conflict and compromise, use Ribbit Rabbit by Candace Ryan, illustrated by Mike Lowery (2010). (Picture book. 3-6)"
In this adaptation of the animated short The Olive Branch: Sleep, Red wants to play his "strummy" loudly while Yellow wants to sleep—a situation that leads to a quarrel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HELLO, AIRPLANE! by Bill Cotter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A nice choice for those who love planes or who are about to fly for the first time. (Picture book. 2-5)"
It's time to fly! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"A satisfying journey guided by an able pilot."
Knowledgeable, accessible history of heavier-than-air flight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LISA’S AIRPLANE TRIP by Anne Gutman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Legible hand-lettered text. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Lisa's first solo airplane flight is a long one—Paris to New York. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE AIRPLANE ALPHABET BOOK by Jerry Pallotta
ABC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 1997

"They also explain various technical terms: hangar, fuselage, cockpit, control tower, etc. Bolster's accompanying artwork is paintbox bright, suffusing the planes with character and purpose. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-8)"
An ABC book powered by aircraft. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRAVELING BY AIRPLANE by Pierre Winters
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"An impressive amount of useful information in an inviting format, studded with humor. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Everything a youngster might want to know about air travel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NOISY AIRPLANE RIDE by Mike Downs
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2003

From thumping down the extended Jetway ("STOMP, STOMP, TROMP") into the aircraft, to running out at flight's end to Grandma's "HELLO!," this account of an air journey focuses on the typical—normal—noises a passenger might hear. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY FIRST AIRPLANE RIDE by Patricia Hubbell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A solid grounding for those about to leave the ground behind. (Picture book. 2-7)"
This sparse rhyming text is perfect for the youngest listeners gearing up for their own first ride on an airplane. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BOY AND THE AIRPLANE by Mark Pett
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2013

"Recalling both the ingenuity of Oliver Jeffers' Stuck (2011) and the sense of foreboding in Chris Van Allsburg's Jumanji (1981), Pett's winsome caricatures enact a quietly provocative drama certain to raise questions about the value of patience, the burden of ownership and the ethics related to this instance of 're-gifting.' (Picture book. 4-10)"
In this wordless title, a tousled boy in overalls receives a present that changes his life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Adventures of Arnold A. Airplane by Bill Slentz
Released: April 26, 2013

"Young readers will love the cute rhymes and illustrations, and parents will appreciate the tender message."
A young airplane goes on his first flight, gets into some trouble and learns it's always best to obey his parents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO EAT AN AIRPLANE by Peter Pearson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"This series opener is a successful combination of etiquette book and airplane cookery: who'd have thunk it? (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
A man ate an airplane. This is true. Though this is not his story, Pearson uses it to ground a surprisingly informative book about the technology (and etiquette). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE by David Treuer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A splendid debut that promises great things to come."
An Ojibwe writer from northern Minnesota's Leech Lake Reservation debuts with a sad but graceful tale of seven people living in a crumbling housing tract called Poverty. Read full book review >