Search Results: "Mike Litwin"


BOOK REVIEW

LOST IN BERMOODA by Mike Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"New-to-chapters readers will gladly join the herd and say 'Lo'hai' (hello) to Bermooda and its denizens. (Fantasy. 6-10)"
In the cow paradise of Bermooda the only things to fear are the legendary monsters known as hu'mans. Read full book review >

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ISABELLA by Jennifer Fosberry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Isabella's characteristic ingenuity blossoms in this creative tale that encourages readers to give their imaginations free rein. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The impetuous Isabella returns (My Name Is Not Isabella, 2010), offering readers a whirlwind tour of the globe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY NAME IS NOT ISABELLA by Jennifer Fosberry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"If that's what she aspires to be in the end, it's both solipsistic and philosophically tenuous and leaves readers young and older unengaged. (bibliography) (Picture book. 5-8)"
The title phrase is what this purple-haired little girl says when her mother awakens her, because Isabella is Sally this morning, "the greatest, toughest astronaut who ever was!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ISABELLA by Jennifer Fosberry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A well-meaning but uneven offering. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Isabella knows her women's history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ICE CREAM & DINOSAURS by Eric Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Joe isn't quite as cool as Pete, but a catchy tune, dancing dinosaurs, and strawberry ice cream are an enticing combination. Here's hoping Groovy Joe soon meets a female counterpart—perhaps Hep Hilda or Beatnik Betty? (Picture book. 3-8)"
The author of the first few entries in the wildly popular Pete the Cat series debuts a new series starring Groovy Joe, a guitar-playing, ice cream-loving hound dog. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NUTS by Eric Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Parents may well hope that their children don't pick up Hazel's beat—but they probably will. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A little composer gets her whole family moving and grooving to her "bop-able" beat, but it's not easy. Read full book review >

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KEEP ROLLING! by Eric Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2017

"With repetitive refrains and plenty of mud, it's hard to go wrong—but the message is a bit murky. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Litwin's Nut family is back (The Nuts, 2015), this time lamenting their diminutive size. Read full book review >

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DANCE PARTY COUNTDOWN by Eric Litwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Trying hard does not equal funny (or groovy). (Picture book. 4-8)"
Groovy Joe the hip hound dog is back for a sequel, following up on his first musical adventure, Ice Cream and Dinosaurs (2016). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUTFOXED by Mike Twohy
by Mike Twohy, illustrated by Mike Twohy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"A goose egg. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Cartoonist Twohy delivers lackluster laughs in this tale of a clever duck and not-too-bright fox. Read full book review >