Search Results: "Robert E. Wells"


BOOK REVIEW

POLAR BEAR, WHY IS YOUR WORLD MELTING? by Robert E. Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A fine addition to early science collections. (Informational picture book. 6-9)"
A worthy title that uses polar bears and the melting of the Arctic ice as a springboard for an explanation of global warming pitched well to preschool audiences. Read full book review >

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DID A DINOSAUR DRINK THIS WATER? by Robert E. Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"An excellent resource for elementary students. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-10)"
An engaging trip through the water cycle will have youngsters asking themselves if a dinosaur really did drink their water first. Read full book review >

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WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT PLANET EARTH? by Robert E. Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A good beginning look at the special features that make Earth our home. (Informational picture book. 5-9)"
Wells explores the characteristics that make Earth capable of sustaining life. Read full book review >

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CAN WE SHARE THE WORLD WITH TIGERS? by Robert E. Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A hot topic receives a tepid treatment. (Informational picture book. 5-9)"
Using threats to endangered Bengal tigers' survival as a springboard, Wells teaches young readers about the many ways humans interfere with the natural world and its biodiversity. Read full book review >

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WHAT'S FASTER THAN A SPEEDING CHEETAH? by Robert E. Wells
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Turning the book on its side slows things down a bit, but readers will find that this book on speed has a momentum all its own. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
Fast, faster, fastest! Read full book review >

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IS A BLUE WHALE THE BIGGEST THING THERE IS? by Robert E. Wells
SIZE, SHAPES & PATTERNS
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"A usable concept book, but not exemplary. (Nonfiction. 7+)"
Relative sizes—of whales, mountains, planets, galaxies, etc.—illustrated with stacked bowls containing 100 whales, stacked Mt. Read full book review >

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THE WAR OF THE WORLDS by H.G. Wells
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: June 14, 2012

"It's as if Orson Welles had gotten hold of an iPad. Though some fixes remain to be done, a top-notch production."
The tale that scared America silly in 1938, courtesy of Orson Welles, returns in a well-made app that would do a Martian invader proud. Read full book review >

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THE MONEY FOUNTAIN by Robert J Van Eyden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 29, 2013

"A charming, easy-to-read fable providing useful pointers on personal finance management."
In this finance-focused tale, a South African ex-athlete is led on a journey to uncover the secrets to achieving lasting wealth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"The musical notation is not included. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Kids from one to 92 have enjoyed this classic Christmas song since it was first recorded in the mid-1940s. Read full book review >