Search Results: "Robert Neubecker"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"One romping celebration of boyhood to read again and again. (Picture book. 3-8)"
"What are little boys made of?" In Neubecker's hands, the answer is a whole lot of fun! Read full book review >

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WOW!  OCEAN! by Robert Neubecker
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2011

"This ideal post-aquarium-visit souvenir has similar child appeal. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The excitement of the ocean world from the beach to the deep and all between is conveyed by the jam-packed illustrations in this celebration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOW! SCHOOL! by Robert Neubecker
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2007

"As a celebration of that nearly universal experience, the first day of school, it is nothing other than perfect. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Having conquered New York City and the rest of the United States (Wow! Read full book review >

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WOW! AMERICA! by Robert Neubecker
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2006

"Midwest—but the steady, vibrant intensity of his national portrait (the children even get to Hawaii) will carry readers irresistibly along. (endpaper maps) (Picture book. 5-8)"
The creator of Wow! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FALL IS FOR SCHOOL by Robert Neubecker
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 20, 2017

"Neubecker should have called it quits after his amazing Wow! School! (2007)."
The same brother-sister duo from Winter is for Snow (2013) this time looks at fall's big marker: the start of school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LINUS THE VEGETARIAN T. REX by Robert Neubecker
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 9, 2013

"Though they may have fun with it, readers' attempts to sink their teeth into this story will find them gummed up with uncertain conclusions. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This dino with a penchant for greenery means well, but his tale is clearly hampered by its confusing message. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COURAGE OF THE BLUE BOY by Robert Neubecker
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"The metaphor's plainly doing the driving here, but is clear enough to be understood by younger readers too, and broad enough to be interpreted in either a personal or a cultural way. (Picture book. 6-8)"
In a still boldly drawn but less frenetic outing than Wow, City! (2004) and Wow, America! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEASTY BATH by Robert Neubecker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"The rhythm of the rhyming couplets is perfect for a bedtime read-aloud, while the illustrations provide a chance for pretending. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A loving mother catches her beast for the start of a beloved bedtime ritual. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOW! CITY! by Robert Neubecker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Filled with energy and excitement, this works as a travel guide for the very youngest readers and fun title to share for programs and lap-sit reads. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A young girl comes down from her mountain home for a visit to New York City with her father. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KING LOUIE'S SHOES by D.J.  Steinberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"Young readers will kick up their heels at such frivolity. (biographical facts) (Picture book/biography. 3-8)"
Steinberg and Neubecker go for baroque in this tale of Louis XIV. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I WON A WHAT? by Audrey Vernick
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"A whale of a tale. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Move over Clifford the Big Red Dog—here's a new take on the big-pet story. Read full book review >