Search Results: "My Black Dog Books"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BODY LANGUAGE OF VERONICA SUE by Kristen Applebee
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2011

"Not yet an app to greet with open arms, but certainly worth more than a shrug. (iPad storybook app. 5-7)"
A plump and (generally) cheery frog models sneezes and sighs, giggles, slumps, growls and other common bodily signals. Read full book review >

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VIOLET AND THE MYSTERY NEXT DOOR by Allison Keeme
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2011

"All enhance the overall air of high good humor. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
A relatively small number of animations and interactive effects embellish an engaging, sometimes laugh-out-loud detective story. Read full book review >

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VIOLET AND THE CANDY THIEF by Allison Keeme
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2011

"Just the ticket for children seeking chills of the sort that stay well away from nightmare territory. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
A Halloween caper (with deliciously spooky special effects) for a young sleuth and her trusty canine sidekick. Read full book review >

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WITCHEMINA by Allison Keeme
by Allison Keeme, illustrated by Allison Keeme, developed by My Black Dog Books
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 2, 2011

"Clunky text and jarring effects in this cloying tale may have readers rooting for the weeds. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
A good little witch leaves her spooky family to find happiness in this saccharine picture-book app. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOG LOVES BOOKS by Louise Yates
ANIMALS
Released: July 27, 2010

"This is the true, exact depth of purpose any avid reader, even the doggy ones, wishes—sharing the joy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Yates uses words and illustration sparingly to set the pace for this jaunty tale book lovers will lap right up. Read full book review >

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BLACK DOG by Stephen Booth
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"You don't even have to supply your own rain."
An eternal cloud seems to have been hanging over the Peak District village of Edendale even before Harry Dickinson reports finding the Reebok trainer of 15-year-old Laura Vernon. Read full book review >

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BLACK DOG by Levi Pinfold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A great pick for storytime, bedtime, anytime. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Pinfold's story has a timeless quality despite its entirely original flair, with sumptuous paintings and thumbnail embellishments adding narrative and descriptive content. Read full book review >

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BLACK DOG by Caitlin Kittredge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"A fast-paced read perfect for lovers of dark fantasy that ultimately raises more questions than it answers."
The first book in a new series by Kittredge (Dark Days, 2013, etc.) is the tale of Ava, a girl-turned-hellhound who is convinced to rebel against her abusive master by a necromancer who has an agenda of his own.Read full book review >

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BLACK DOG by Thomas Laird
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2004

"Grand Guignol stuff aside, though, it's all standard issue."
Talk about specialists. Chicago homicide cop Jimmy Parisi scores a hat trick by notching his third consecutive hunt for a serial killer messing up young women. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHERE ARE MY BOOKS? by Debbie Ridpath Ohi
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"The brilliant combination of art and text will capture the imaginations of both bibliophiles and less-than-enthusiastic readers. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When young Spencer's beloved books begin to disappear, the boy devises a plan to catch the culprit (although not before suspecting his toddler sister). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY DOG! by Michael J. Rosen
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Despite a few oddities, aspiring young dog owners will find useful information here. (Reference. 10- 14)"
A serviceable guide to dog ownership, dog training and popular dog breeds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACK DOG GETS DRESSED by Lizi Boyd
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Sweet toddler amusement. (Picture book. 1-3)"
A little boy dresses his black dog from head to toe in everything from underpants to jacket and socks: "I like the shirt with stripes, do you? Read full book review >