Search Results: "Ole Könnecke"


BOOK REVIEW

YOU CAN DO IT, BERT! by Ole Könnecke
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"A winning example of less is more. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Can Bert do it? Can he take the plunge off the branch and launch himself into the yonder? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANTON AND THE BATTLE by Ole Könnecke
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Five-year-olds the world over (this was first published in Germany) will recognize the conversations and the friendship in this sweet book. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Little boys and their (imaginary) toys make for a very real story of rivalry and friendship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG BOOK OF ANIMALS OF THE WORLD by Ole Könnecke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"This is one to pore over—visually appealing, intellectually satisfying, and fun to boot. (Board book. 2-5)"
This oversized board book highlights both familiar and unusual animals in a variety of habitats. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANTHONY AND THE GIRLS by Ole Könnecke
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Illustrated with round-headed, Charlie Brown-style figures over a scant handful of words per page, this is nonetheless likely to have more meaning for readers who recognize its metaphorical level. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Originally published in Germany, a wry episode in social interaction is conveyed in deceptively simple art and text. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG BOOK OF WORDS AND PICTURES by Monika Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"There are not enough words available to save this jampacked selection from bursting-at-the-seams busyness. (Board book. 2-4)"
A picture dictionary without much rhyme or reason. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SERVICE DRESS BLUES by Michael Bowen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Inventive and almost too clever. The suspects are the only weak spots—they are both overactive and undercharacterized."
A pair of nonlethal assaults set up copyright lawyer Rep Pennyworth's fifth case of murder most foul. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"On the whole, a surprisingly interesting book that covers not only its putative subject, the first great country music radio show, but also the constellation of musical and cultural issues that swirled around the birth of a new music and a new South. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A highly readable and detailed account of the early years of America's premiere country and western radio show, The Grand Ole Opry. Read full book review >