Search Results: "Matthew Van Fleet"


BOOK REVIEW

DANCE by Matthew Van Fleet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"Little fingers will enjoy making this book dance, and their bodies may not be far behind. (Pop-up board book. 2-5)"
Using his signature supersturdy pull-tabs to animate the scenes, Van Fleet concocts a crowd pleaser about a baby chick learning to dance. Read full book review >

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MUNCH! by Matthew Van Fleet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"While the books in this series are formulaic, fortunately it is a formula that works. (Board book. 2-5)"
As with Lick! (2013) and Sniff! (2012) before, Van Fleet presents an interactive book specifically designed with toddlers in mind. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COLOR DOG by Matthew Van Fleet
by Matthew Van Fleet, illustrated by Matthew Van Fleet, photographed by Brian Stanton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"This ambitious, interactive exploration of color will be of particular appeal to dog lovers. (Board book. 2-5)"
A chunky board book about colors features photographs of dogs and incorporates many interactive elements. Read full book review >

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LITTLE COLOR FAIRIES by Mara Van Fleet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Those sturdy tabs are the only thing worth celebrating in this book. (Board book. 1-3)"
Dainty fairies prepare a young princess for the Royal Rainbow Ball in this nausea-inducing confection. Read full book review >

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NIGHT-NIGHT, PRINCESS by Mara Van Fleet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Not worth losing sleep over. (Board book. 2-4)"
It's long past time for bed, but a certain little princess is not one bit sleepy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAMA'S PAJAMAS by Mara Van Fleet
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Sweet and insipid. (Board book. 1-3)"
Two very lucky children have a crafty mother who makes pajamas most children can only dream of. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MATTHEW A.B.C. by Peter Catalanotto
ABC BOOKS
Released: June 1, 2002

"A stunning play of art and verbal imagination. (Picture book. 4-6)"
The backgrounds to the illustrations in Catalanotto's inspired alphabet book may remind readers of Mark Rothko's paintings, but the portraits of the characters in the foregrounds of the bifurcated color fields are uniformly droll. Mrs. Tuttle's kindergarten class has 25 students, all named Matthew, and most with jug ears and gap-toothed smiles. Read full book review >

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RECKLESS HEARTS by Heather Van Fleet
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A disappointing effort."
An ex-Marine raising his daughter with the help of his two best friends meets the perfect nanny for his daughter, but when their mutual attraction creates tension in their business relationship, he's not sure how to handle it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GHOST FLEET by P.W. Singer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 30, 2015

"Overall not a bad read, but it probably won't keep readers up late—at least not without a few stim tabs."
A speculative thriller that imagines the next world war. Read full book review >