Search Results: "Robert Hanna"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 19, 2013

"A thorough overview of how to develop and market a new product."
An inventor and entrepreneur offers guidance for readers hoping to create and sell their own products. Read full book review >

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SMILE, POUT-POUT FISH by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"An upbeat early book on feelings with a simple storyline that little ones will respond to. (Board book. 1-3)"
This simplified version of Diesen and Hanna's The Pout-Pout Fish (2008) is appropriate for babies and toddlers. Read full book review >

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THE POUT-POUT FISH GOES TO SCHOOL by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 24, 2014

"Diesen tackles a worry not often found in back-to-school books; young Mr. Fish will ease children's fears about what will be expected of them. (Picture book. 2-5)"
This look back at when Mr. Fish was young and starting school for the first time focuses on belonging. Read full book review >

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DONAVAN'S WORD JAR by Monalisa DeGross
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 1994

"This Baltimore librarian's first book is sure to whet readers' appetites for words, and may even start them on their own savory collections. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Donavan's friends collect buttons and marbles, but he collects words. ``NUTRITION,'' ``BALLYHOO,'' ``ABRACADABRA''—these and other words are safely stored on slips of paper in a jar. Read full book review >

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THE POUT-POUT FISH UNDERSEA ALPHABET by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"Let this one swim on by. There are plenty more (and better!) ocean-themed alphabet books in the sea. (Board book. 1-3)"
From angelfish to zebrafish, the creators of the Pout-Pout Fish bring readers a touch-and-feel alphabet exploration. Read full book review >

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THE POUT-POUT FISH, FAR, FAR FROM HOME by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"Fans will love it. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Curious Mr. Fish learns a lot on a vacation adventure, especially about life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE POUT-POUT FISH AND THE BULLY-BULLY SHARK  by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Enjoy the playground scenes, but read another book for a better bullying message. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Mr. Fish and his friends find their spines (well, maybe not the octopus or the squid…) when dealing with a shark. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE SINNERS by Hanna Pylväinen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"It's always a good thing when one wants more instead of less. A promising debut, and a glimpse at a hidden American subculture that few readers will suspect even exists."
Lovely, lyrical debut novel of a family in slowly unfolding crisis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Chameleon by K.T. Hanna
Released: July 21, 2015

"A bracing debut that might just knock the wind out of readers."
This YA sci-fi novel explores a future in which authorities test psionically gifted teens for inclusion in a cutthroat, corporate-run society. Read full book review >