Search Results: "Marcin Baranski"


BOOK REVIEW

JAKE THE PHILHARMONIC DOG by Karen LeFrak
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Teachers will find this story useful for introducing the orchestra to students, and children will enjoy Jake's charming personality and his unusual looks (two white feet and two black ones). (Picture book. 4-9)"
An appealing dog named Jake learns all about the orchestra in this cheery story illustrated in crayon-bright colors using an oversized format. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JAKE THE BALLET DOG by Karen LeFrak
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 14, 2008

"Two final pages compile all the ballet terms into a glossary cleverly titled 'Foot Notes.' (Picture book. 4-8)"
LeFrak and Baranski team up again for their second story about Jake the terrier, who previously learned about the orchestra in Jake the Philharmonic Dog (2006). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SPOOKY EXPRESS TEXAS by Eric James
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Polar Express it ain't. Skip. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A Polar Express-esque Halloween train ride tailored to Texans. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROUND IS A PANCAKE by Joan Sullivan Baranski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Give this one a round of applause. (Picture book. 2-6)"
This first picture book from this team is a rhyming celebration of all things round, from tiny buttons to huge, fancifully decorated hot-air balloons. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOUR LITTLE PIGS by Kimara Nye
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2011

"The app price ($7.99 at the time of review) may make you squeal, but still it's a creative and charming alternative to standard swine fare. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
After complaining that a common fairy tale is boring and predictable, Tom is "spelled" into the story by his witch-grandmother. Read full book review >