Search Results: "Sebastien Blue"


BOOK REVIEW

LIQUID DIAMOND by Sebastien Blue
Released: Nov. 29, 2013

"An enjoyable YA adventure, despite flaws, with a brave and resourceful heroine."
In this YA fantasy adventure, a young Russian girl falls through a portal into a realm filled with mythical creatures. Read full book review >

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FRANKIE FOR KIDS by Yellow + Blue
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"For all its good intentions, terrifyingly mediocre. (iPad storybook app. 10-12)"
Mary Shelley's classic gets a colorful but clumsy app treatment. Read full book review >

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MYKAL ELYOT by Suni Blue
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Nov. 4, 2006

"A vibrant narrative and a cute story in need of a bit more drama."
Whimsical, G-rated, juvenile fantasy. Read full book review >

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MOO! MOO! by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"The very simple text, easy-to-manage lift-the-flap fun, and the focus on farm animals and their sounds make this chunky offering a solid choice for babies and toddlers. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
In this refreshingly simple lift-the-flap offering, friendly animals play hide-and-seek all around the farm. Read full book review >

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PEEKABOO BABY by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"Babies will enjoy this playful peek. (Board book. 3 mos.-2)"
A beloved baby pastime receives a satisfying treatment. Read full book review >

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WHO CAN JUMP? by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2014

"Simple and sweet lift-the-flap fare that toddlers will love. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Toddlers are introduced to a variety of animals that jump in this lift-the-flap offering. Read full book review >

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WHO'S HIDING? by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 2013

"As with Peekaboo Baby (2012) before it, Braun has created a lift-the-flap winner. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Cherubic toddlers discover various creatures under flaps in a backyard setting. Read full book review >

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DIGGER AND TOM! by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"Not as strong as either Toot and Pop! or The Little Engine that Could, but truck lovers will be well satisfied. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little digger that could shows the other construction equipment that even though he's small, he can get the job done. Read full book review >

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TOOT AND POP! by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"A jaunty, minimalist drama that radiates a sense that all will be right by the time the sun goes down. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A big ship slaps the helping hand of a little tugboat in Braun's straightforward tale of reckoning. Read full book review >

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MEEOW AND THE BIG BOX by Sebastien Braun
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Celebrate the wonders of imaginative play in these solid selections for the toddler set. (Picture book. 1-3)"
An ordinary box provides ripe opportunities for a cat and his boundless imagination. Read full book review >

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WHOOSH AND CHUG! by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 27, 2014

"This Thomas wannabe is eminently skippable. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Braun introduces another pair of machine pals in his latest, following Toot and Pop (2012) and Digger and Tom (2013). Read full book review >