Search Results: "Matthew Holm"


BOOK REVIEW

SUNNY SIDE UP by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Funny, poignant, and reassuringly upbeat by the end but free of glib platitudes or easy answers. (afterword) (Graphic historical fiction. 9-11)"
Family troubles temporarily strand 10-year-old Sunny in a Florida retirement community. Imagine the recreational possibilities. Read full book review >

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EXTREME BABYMOUSE by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Extremely entertaining. (Graphic fiction. 7-12)"
Babymouse + snowboard = many faceplants on the way to wisdom and cupcakes. Read full book review >

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SQUISH, SUPER AMOEBA by Jennifer L. Holm
ADVENTURE
Released: May 24, 2011

"If ever a new series deserved to go viral, this one does. (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
The hilarious misadventures of a hapless young everylad who happens to be an amoeba. Read full book review >

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BABYMOUSE by Jennifer L. Holm
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 26, 2008

What's scarier than a zombie mouse? Read full book review >

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GAME ON! by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 2013

"Funny and snarky as ever, with a cautionary but reassuring message that this common malady will, like most childhood colds and fevers, run its course naturally without outside intervention. (science project, drawing page) (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
School assignments, sleep and even Super Amoeba comics go by the wayside when protozoan protagonist Squish is "infected" by a video game. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COMICS SQUAD by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 8, 2014

"More fun than the playground at recess! (Graphic anthology. 7-12)"
An all-star comics anthology tackles everyone's favorite subject: recess. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE BABYMOUSE AND THE CHRISTMAS CUPCAKES by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Little Babymouse will win new fans among younger readers, who will hope to see what dragons Babymouse fights next. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Babymouse moves from graphic fiction to the full-color picture-book world with a Christmas story about the popular character at an earlier age. Read full book review >

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, MIDDLE SCHOOL!  by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A smooth transition into a fresh format that should both resonate with existing fans and entice new ones. (Graphic fantasy. 7-12)"
With her trademark sassy panache, Babymouse embarks on a new adventure: middle school. Read full book review >

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THE POWER OF THE PARASITE by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"More evidence that Squish is anything but a Wimpy Kid, for all his diminutive size. (science demo, drawing page) (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
Summer swim camp and a reckless new friend test a young amoeba's courage and moral compass alike. Read full book review >

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MARVIN AND THE MOTHS by Matthew Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"While not particularly substantive, this is the whole hog for silliness. (Fantasy. 7-12)"
A down-on-his-luck middle schooler discovers his town has some new arthropod inhabitants. Read full book review >

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I'M GRUMPY by Jennifer L. Holm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"Together with its companion, a fine way to introduce toddlers to comic-book codes and emotional literacy—talk about bang for your buck. (Graphic board book. 2-4)"
A comic book for the littlest readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIZZA COUNTING by Christina Dobson
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2003

Pizzas are fun. Read full book review >