Search Results: "PicPocket Books"


BOOK REVIEW

SNUGGLE MOUNTAIN HD by Lindsey Lane
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 2011

"Still just a few adjustments away from realizing its full cozy potential. (iPad storybook app. 4-6)"
Despite multiple updates, this lightly enhanced version of an epic domestic Quest (print edition: 2005) still needs work. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I DON'T LIKE PINK by Brooks Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2011

"In all, Gabi's ferocity comes across as pretty limp. Pass. (iPad storybook app. 4-6)"
Gabi is excited to receive a surprise present from her grandmother, but, once unwrapped, the gift box reveals a pink T-shirt. (See title.) Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY FIRST BASKETBALL BOOK by Sterling Children's Books
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2015

"These simple, nonfiction titles are a nice way to get little ones interested in sports and excited to give them a try. (Board book. 1-4)"
This nonfiction board book introduces basketball concepts to the sport's newest fans. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY WONDERFUL NURSERY RHYME COLLECTION by Silver Dolphin Books
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Overall, a delightful collection—priced so that it's easy to buy several to give as gifts. (Nursery rhymes. 1-4)"
Looking for an attractive compendium of nursery rhymes, songs, games, and lullabies all in one place? These 192 pages will deliver the goods, and then some. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MR. PUNCH IN THE ESCAPE by BumpBump Books
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Jan. 5, 2013

"Punch and his partner Judy drew enthusiastic audiences in the 19th century; his appeal to the 21st is likely to be considerably smaller. (iPad storybook app. 14 & up)"
A distinctly peculiar app retells a grisly Victorian puppet show. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A DAY AT THE BEACH by Sterling Children's Books
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"Skip A Day at the Farm. A Day at the Beach is worth considering for counting practice, especially since it goes all the way to 20 when most board books stop at five or 10. (Board book. 1-3)"
A counting book from one to 20, featuring Starla the starfish. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THINGS THAT GO VROOM by Sterling Children's Books
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"This arbitrary collection of things that go really goes nowhere. (Board book. 1-3)"
Twenty-four vehicles are each depicted on a single page with one sentence that describes what that vehicle does. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HERMES by BumpBump Books
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 4, 2013

"A pleasantly understated alternative to the many frenetic apps on the market. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
As might be expected for a god, Hermes' beginnings are far from ordinary. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS IN THE ANCIENT WORLD by Interact Books
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 11, 2012

"The concept is strong, but the delivery has more than a few glitches. Slow response coupled with incongruous and primitive features leave this app somewhere in the Middle Ages. (iPad informational app. 4-8)"
An interactive history lesson about ancient musical instruments. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL ABOUT AIRPORTS by Interact Books
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2012

"Every aspect of air travel flies high on interactive display in this new app for the preschool set. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
When a book that helps prepare children for first experiences is exciting as well as instructive, it's a keeper; this educational passport of fun for preschoolers interested in travel or for those about to board is just that. Read full book review >