Search Results: "Night & Day Studios"


BOOK REVIEW

RICHARD SCARRY'S BUSYTOWN by Night & Day Studios
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2011

"Simple, rewarding and fun, this print essential for youngsters grows even more rewarding with repeated exploration in this digital upgrade. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
Based on Richard Scarry's book by the same name, the app is less a story than an interactive game designed to teach children new words while exploring the world around them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PEEKABOO PRESENTS by Night & Day Studios
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Utterly forgettable. (Board book. 1-3)"
The interactive app becomes a holiday board book. Read full book review >

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CAT DOORMAN'S LITTLE RED WAGON by Julianna  Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 23, 2013

"Music lovers will enjoy this melodic story, which is a good thing, since they'll likely not forget the tune anytime soon. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
Sing along with the classic children's tune as a giggly girl gathers provisions for a picnic with her friends. Read full book review >

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GO AWAY, BIG GREEN MONSTER! by Ed Emberley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2011

"A natural and seamlessly designed extension of a modern classic, certain to be more durable in this form than the easily destroyed paper original to boot. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
Understated but effective animations and interactive effects boost a long-standing favorite into the storytime stratosphere. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CUDDLEFISH FRIENDS by Anna Knoebel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2013

"Transitions aside, a smoothly designed diversion, with plenty of child appeal and definite vocabulary-building potential. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
Light washes of natural science flavor this hypersweet tale of a polka-dot cuttlefish and friends at play on a coral reef. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REHAB YOUR OWN SPINAL STENOSIS by Terri Night
NON-FICTION
Released: March 18, 2017

"A thorough beginners' guide to addressing spinal pain."
A seasoned physical therapist draws on her 25-plus years of knowledge about the causes and treatment options for spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HANSEL AND GRETEL by Yasmin Studios
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2010

"Quick, somebody scoop up those breadcrumbs. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
Not unlike creepy-eyed dolls that never seem quite as cute as they're meant to be, there's something a little off about this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm tale. Read full book review >

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THE CROWNS OF CROSWALD by D.E. Night
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 21, 2017

"Harry Potter-like threads spun into a fresh, enjoyable mix of magic and mystery."
A teenage orphan enters a curious school and encounters mysteries and dangerous secrets in this first installment of a debut YA fantasy series. Read full book review >

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A ZEAL OF ZEBRAS by WOOP Studios
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 7, 2011

"From the mesmerizing cover to the dazzling endpapers, this is a fabulously fascinating work of wondrous words. (Informational picture book. 5-10)"
What do you call a group of camels? A caravan. Of cobras? A quiver! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NUMBERLYS by MoonBot Studios
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 11, 2012

"Still—a marvelous visual, if not tactile, experience. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
A fanciful take on the invention of the alphabet, more a video than a full-featured app but through the roof for production values. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A lively, provocative contribution from an outsider with his own way of addressing the problem."
Filmmaker Shyamalan makes his nonfiction debut with this engaging presentation of the results of his research into methods for closing America's education gap. Read full book review >