Search Results: "Rémy Simard"


BOOK REVIEW

SIMONE: THE BEST MONSTER EVER! by Rémy Simard
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2017

"Knee-slappers galore for fans of alimentary and other mildly transgressive gags. (Graphic fantasy. 6-8)"
She's blonde, she's pink, she's human—and so, as the "monster" living in sluglike Morris' closet, she's terrifying. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Our fascination with outlaws lives on in this selection of cleverboots and artful dodgers. (bibliography, index, further reading) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Schroeder chronicles eight high-profile criminals or crimes, mostly highbrow, a couple low-down and dirty. Read full book review >

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HOCUS POCUS TAKES THE TRAIN by Sylvie Desrosiers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A taut, high-speed escapade even very young viewers can keep up with. (Graphic picture book. 4-6)"
Magician's rabbit meets dropped bunny toy at the railroad station. Can they reach the train before it departs without them? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOCUS POCUS by Sylvie Desrosiers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Like a classic Looney Tunes cartoon on paper, it's all quick action and hilarious slapstick. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Insouciant bunny meets slow-witted bulldog in this nearly wordless romp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A solid yet playful tour of the huckster's world. (Nonfiction. 9-13)"
Schroeder unfurls eight stellar scams—perpetrated from the Philippines to your Phillips radio—that shook the gullible for all they were worth. Read full book review >

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CAPTAIN INVINCIBLE AND THE SPACE SHAPES by Stuart J. Murphy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Teachers who are looking for stories that incorporate math concepts will use this space adventure with primary-grade students, and the comic book-influenced format will also appeal to older, more reluctant readers. (author's note) (Picture book. 6-8)"
Captain Invincible is a sandy-haired boy astronaut, off on a space mission with his sandy-haired space-dog, Comet, in this addition to Murphy's popular MathStart series (Seaweed Soup, below, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GUSTAVE by Rémy Simard
by Rémy Simard, illustrated by Pierre Pratt, translated by Shelley Tanaka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Share this book with children who have a high level of tolerance for ambiguity—and be ready to discuss. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Greater love hath no mouse…. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SMALL PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS FOR KIDS by Rémy Léglise
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 9, 2014

"The tabletop isn't all that will end up scarred by these ill-designed efforts. (Requires iOS 4.3 and above.) (iPad informational app. 7-10)"
Twenty-five simple forays into tabletop science, each presented three ways: through step-by-step print directions, a "chalkboard" schematic and a live-action video clip. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL WE KNOW OF HEAVEN by Rémy Rougeau
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 17, 2001

"Gradually deepening work that gives, by end, a view of the monastic life that's steady, whole, intelligent, and moving."
A cloistered monk debuts with the increasingly captivating tale of a 19-year-old who becomes a novitiate and then a full-fledged monk in Canada, near Winnipeg. Read full book review >