Search Results: "Roxie Munro"


BOOK REVIEW

MARKET MAZE by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2015

"A great way to introduce kids to their foods' origins and to prepare them for a greenmarket visit of their own. (Interactive informational picture book. 4-8)"
With an interactive maze/map, Munro demystifies for children where all the items for sale at the farmers market originate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INSIDE-OUTSIDE DINOSAURS by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Pre-readers in particular will be drawn to this prehistoric primer. (bibliography, web resources) (Informational picture book. 4-6)"
Munro moves from architecture to paleontology for her latest Inside-Outside album, portraying each of eight familiar dinosaurs as a fossil skeleton and then, on the next spread, fleshing the specimen out and posing it in an open, natural setting with several other creatures of the same era. Read full book review >

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THE INSIDE-OUTSIDE BOOK OF TEXAS by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"True Texans may quibble at what is not included, but given a state with the fourth and ninth largest cities in the United States along with vast rural areas, it probably isn't possible to cover everything. (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
In another inside-outside book, Munro tackles the big state of Texas in a giant-sized format and vividly colorful style. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CIRCUS by Roxie Munro
by Roxie Munro, illustrated by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A winning concept expertly executed; could become a young child's favorite book. (Picture book. 2-7)"
A tour of the big top, with scores of flaps to lift. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROXIE'S DOORS by Roxie Munro
by Roxie Munro, illustrated by Roxie Munro, developed by OCG Studios
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 2011

"This storybook app isn't breaking any new ground, but it's a solid effort that will undoubtedly stimulate more than a few curious little minds. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A seek-and-find scavenger hunt encourages readers to explore what lies behind various doors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Readers will be, too. (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Introductions to renowned buildings usually focus on their construction; Zaunders looks instead to their uniformly brilliant, ambitious, strong-minded architects. Read full book review >

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BUSY BUILDERS by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Enticing as an introduction to insects and spiders. (Nonfiction. 4-9)"
Many-legged home-builders are rendered in remarkable artwork. Read full book review >

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MAZE WAYS by Roxie Munro
by Roxie Munro, illustrated by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2007

"The author's latest tale is a satisfying follow-up to Amazement Park (2005) for fans and bound to attract newcomers as well. (Picture book. 7-11)"
Munro presents fans of her previous maze challenges new fodder to delight and intrigue. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMAZEMENT PARK by Roxie Munro
NONFICTION
Released: April 1, 2005

"An answer key is provided in the end pages. (Picture book. 6+)"
Munro's latest maze-craze offering expands upon the concept of her earlier work, Mazescapes (2001). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE INSIDE-OUTSIDE BOOK OF PARIS by Roxie Munro
NONFICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"A lovely tribute, especially notable for the artist's lucid style and creative compositions. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 4+)"
In the style of Munro's earlier pictorial tours (e.g., The Inside-Outside Book of New York City, 1985), a sampling of the sights of Paris, grand and small, in pairs of contrasting vantage points or other scenes related by the concepts of ``in'' and ``out.'' Explanatory notes are now adjacent to the evocative illustrations, forfeiting the dramatically expansive wordless double spreads in the earlier books but making the whole more coherent and useful. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FEATHERS, FLAPS, AND FLOPS by Bo Zaunders
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2001

"Munro's energetic and spiffily detailed images are just right. (Collective biography. 8-12)"
In this terrific salute to those who fulfilled that eternal human urge to take to the skies, Zaunders skips the Wright Brothers and Earhart in favor of some lesser-known pioneers of the air. Read full book review >