Search Results: "Lynn Rowe Reed"


BOOK REVIEW

BASIL’S BIRDS by Lynn Rowe Reed
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2010

"The bright colors and over-the-top situation are sure to keep attention from flagging. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Little does Perch Elementary's janitor know that a spring day of chasing the birds away from the school's nesting spots will end with one of those birds finding the best spot of all—his bald head. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JULIUS ANTEATER, MISUNDERSTOOD by Lynn Rowe Reed
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2005

"Anyone with a healthy appetite for nonsense (if not ants) will relish this rhyming madcap adventure. (Picture book. 4-7)"
No wonder Julius Anteater is misunderstood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHARK KISS, OCTOPUS HUG by Lynn Rowe Reed
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"Pity poor Charlie when he has to buy eight wedding rings. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Two sea creatures who do not really leap to mind as cuddly-wuddlies are starved for a little smooch and a little squeeze from the denizens of the beach. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CASE OF THE INCAPACITATED CAPITALS by Robin Pulver
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Still, this is a pretty painless way to teach capitalization and letter writing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mr. Wright's class learns the importance of capital letters in this latest from Pulver and Reed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SILENT LETTERS LOUD AND CLEAR by Robin Pulver
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2008

"Knuckle down and purchase this book or teachers will make your lives wretched. (Picture book. 4-10)"
Pulver and Reed have once again managed to craft a book so clever and fun that both teachers and students alike will be enthralled (Nouns and Verbs Have a Field Day, 2006, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A STORY WITH PICTURES by Barbara Kanninen
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 15, 2007

"Unfortunately, multiple fonts at various angles, clunky photo-collage elements and a hard-to-track narrative render this offering more an awkward jumble than a playful, perspective-tweaking exploration of the dynamic bookmaking process. (Picture book. 7-9)"
What would happen if an artist were charged with illustrating an author's picture book, but without a manuscript to work with? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR'S BIG BREAKFAST by Lynn Rowe Reed
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2016

"Welcome to the spring bookshelf, Bear. So glad you like berries! (Picture book. 3-6)"
After waking up from hibernation, Bear is starved. Breakfast is in order, but the perplexed ursine cannot put a paw on exactly what it should be; it starts with the letter B…. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OLIVER, THE SPACESHIP, AND ME by Lynn Rowe Reed
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2009

"When Carter chooses Oliver for the inaugural flight (though he'd kinda-sorta promised that to his generous helpmates, but forgot there were only two seats), it's a nice gesture, but doesn't exactly—or even remotely—have anything meaningful to say about friendship. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Carter is miffed when his best friend, Oliver, chooses someone else to go to the planetarium on his birthday. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 13, 2005

"And what better lagniappe than a pair of sugary recipes at the end? (Picture book. 6-8)"
All of the other turkeys on Felicia Ferguson's farm have disappeared, and Thanksgiving being just around the corner, it's time for chubby Thelonius to fret—especially considering the way Felicia keeps feeding him and plucking his tail feathers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PLEASE DON’T UPSET P.U. ZORILLA! by Lynn Rowe Reed
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 10, 2006

"Comical, stylized paint-and-collage illustrations accompany the clever text, resulting in a most malodorous treat. (Picture book. 3-7)"
P.U. Zorilla needs a new home. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG CITY SONG by Debora Pearson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2006

"Bound to bring joy and laughter to the very young. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Reed illustrates the jumble of sounds on a typical urban day. Read full book review >