Search Results: "Robin Page"


BOOK REVIEW

A CHICKEN FOLLOWED ME HOME! by Robin Page
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2015

"A delightful and informative book for families wanting to raise chickens or learn where eggs come from. (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
In her first foray as solo writer and illustrator, Page, Steve Jenkins' frequent collaborator (and spouse), presents a child-friendly Q-and-A to prepare children for the titular eventuality. Read full book review >

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EGG by Steve Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Appealing, accessible and accurate, this is another admirable creation. (additional reading) (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
With their characteristic design and choice of intriguing details, this prolific author-illustrator pair introduces "nature's perfect package": the egg. Read full book review >

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CREATURE FEATURES by Steve Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"From a skilled team, another intriguing invitation to explore the animal world. (bibliography) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Noses and teeth, horns and beaks, tusks and frills—odd, silly and sometimes scary-looking animal features help them survive. Read full book review >

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OCTOPUSES ONE TO TEN by Ellen Jackson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"An appealing introduction for preschool and storytime. (Informational picture book. 3-7)"
Count the ways that octopuses surprise! Read full book review >

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WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A TAIL LIKE THIS? by Steve Jenkins
ANIMALS
Released: March 24, 2003

Not only does Jenkins (Life on Earth, 2002, etc.) again display a genius for creating paper-collage wildlife portraits with astonishingly realistic skin, fur, and feathers, but here on alternate spreads he zooms in for equally lifelike close-ups of ears, eyes, noses, mouths, feet, and tails. Read full book review >

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HOW TO SWALLOW A PIG by Steve Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Readers and listeners alike will eat this one up. (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
With tongues firmly in cheeks, a pair of animal admirers offers step-by-step instructions for engaging in some surprising animal behaviors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"A treat for eye and mind alike, besides being suitable for displays and durable enough to stand up to plenty of hands-on use. (Informational pop-up. 5-9)"
More than 26 creatures flip, twist, swivel or simply pose upside down in this neatly laid-out gallery of nature's acrobats. Read full book review >

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MY FIRST DAY by Steve Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Appealing to a wide age range, this is another crowd pleaser. (Informational picture book. 2-7)"
Jenkins and Page find yet another inviting way to connect young human readers and listeners to creatures who share their world, presenting 22 baby animals that describe their very first day of life. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS IN FLIGHT by Steve Jenkins
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"This overloaded concept never gets off the ground. (bibliography) (Nonfiction/picture book. 4-8)"
An ambitious but unsuccessful design combines three levels of narration in this exploration of the concept of flight in the animal kingdom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: May 5, 2008

"This is an unfortunate but minor flaw in an otherwise splendid contribution, another winner from an accomplished team. (Picture book/nonfiction. 4-8)"
Choosing yet another child-friendly theme, Jenkins and Page explore sibling relationships in the animal world. Read full book review >

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HOW MANY WAYS CAN YOU CATCH A FLY? by Steve Jenkins
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 6, 2008

"Kudos! (Informational picture book. 5-10)"
Similar in format to their highly successful What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? (2003), this stunning creation combines Jenkins's gorgeous hand-made paper illustrations with an engaging text that's wonderful for both group reading or sharing one-on-one. Read full book review >