Search Results: "Nosy Crow"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: June 21, 2012

"Like the board book it is based on (Bizzy Bear, Let's Go to Work! 2012), this app has only a few pages, but each one is packed with features that encourage budding builders to linger as long as they like. (iPad storybook app. 6 mos.-3)"
Kids who love trucks and construction will identify with Bizzy as he dons his hard hat and "helps" the crew build a house. Read full book review >

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2014

"Readers will feel as clever and brave as Jack as they outwit and outrun the giant in this engaging, entertaining app. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
Nosy Crow's design cleverly weaves games and adventure into this favorite folk tale. Read full book review >

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PARKER PENGUIN by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 12, 2012

"Gender issues aside, this app is definitely worth the price of admission. (iPad informational app. 2-6)"
The second installment in Nosy Crow's educational Rounds series. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2013

"Well-crafted and fun to read, this is an empowered 'Red Riding Hood' not to miss. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
A retelling of the familiar fairy tale, Nosy Crow's newest app has the appearance of a graphic novel and offers a fresh new twist in the storyline. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POOKIE POP PLAYS HIDE-AND-SEEK by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"A happy book that should stand up to substantial toddler abuse. (Board book. 1-3)"
The familiar game played with sturdy pull tabs. Read full book review >

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BIZZY BEAR ON THE FARM by Benji Davies
illustrated by Benji Davies, developed by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 14, 2011

"Plenty of solid visual and tactile stimulation for little would-be farmers. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
A bear visits Sunny Farm to help with the chores, but he's pretty helpless without assistance from the toddlers and preschoolers who are "reading" the story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CUDDLY COW by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2017

"The art and writing can stand on their own while the gimmick will likely distract anyone reading aloud even as it delights little ears and fingers. (Board book. 1-3)"
A cow named Cuddly searches for a quiet place to hit the hay in this book with barnyard sounds supplied in an embedded sound chip. Read full book review >

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ROLY POLY LOOKS FOR SANTA CLAUS by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Not a timeless classic but a sturdy introduction to the holiday fun. (Board book. 1-3)"
Another board book designed to prime toddlers for Santa's annual appearance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLIP FLAP FARM by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Bold colors, phonetically zippy rhymes, sturdy book construction and countless creature combinations are a winning formula for beginning readers and storytimers. (Picture book. 3-5)"
"What crazy creatures will you meet today?" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOSY ROSIE by Holly Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Keller's lovely story is a sure pick to share with any youngster struggling with peer issues. (Picture Book. 4-7)"
A wee fox's knack for locating lost items earns her an undesirable moniker in this sensitive tale from Keller. Read full book review >

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CROW by Barbara Wright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"An intensely moving, first-person narrative of a disturbing historical footnote told from the perspective of a very likable, credible young hero. (historical note) (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
Growing up in Wilmington, N.C., in 1898, a naive black boy and his family are devastated by a racist uprising in this fictionalized account of a little-known historical event. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AXEL SCHEFFLER'S FLIP FLAP FARM by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2013

"Scheffler's bright, colorful illustrations combine with wordplay for a winner. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
A silly introduction to sounds and rhyme. Read full book review >