Search Results: "Serge Bloch"


BOOK REVIEW

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT by Serge Bloch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"There may not be a lot of food for thought in this offbeat offering, but the child's journey into nutritious eating proves a deliciously funny ride. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Food-related idioms are imagined literally when a picky eater rejects his family's attempts to broaden his horizons. Read full book review >

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BUTTERFLIES IN MY STOMACH AND OTHER SCHOOL HAZARDS by Serge Bloch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Slight, just-right, back-to-school fun. (Picture book. 5-8)"
In a less-is-more approach, simple black-and-white cartoons augmented with photocollage depict one little boy's first-day-at-school encounters with a seemingly endless string of clichés. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY SNAKE BLAKE by Randy Siegel
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 19, 2012

"Clever, laugh-out-loud fun. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Blake the snake just might be the most spectacular pet of all time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ENEMY by Davide Cali
ADVENTURE
Released: April 14, 2009

"Though too metaphorical for the very young, middle-grade readers may well tuck away a small piece of this book to save for the future. (Picture book. 8-12)"
War demands an enemy: Two khaki-clad soldiers peer out of holes, torn through the page as if by bullets. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2002

In a double dose of puckishness from Morgenstern (Three Days Off, 2001, etc.), two spirited young princesses tackle personal issues. Read full book review >

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TOBY GOES BANANAS by Franck Girard
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"The jokes will be new to the target audience, and they will likely want more after they've been released from timeout for acting like Toby. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 7-10)"
Toby, an 8-year-old white boy, fancies himself quite the comedian…most disagree. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SATURDAY by Ian Lendler
by Ian Lendler, illustrated by Serge Bloch
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 19, 2016

"TGI-Saturday! (Picture book. 5-7)"
A child welcomes the weekend. Read full book review >

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I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN by Hélène Boudreau
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2012

"Just the ticket for nap-time or bedtime sharing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Those sneaky, sneaky yawns—just one and it's lights out for you. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONE PROUD PENNY by Randy Siegel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"Worth every penny. (historical note, selected facts, resources) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
A penny's rough-and-tumble escapades lead to unexpected ends in Siegel and Bloch's engaging picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BOOK OF COUPONS by Susie Morgenstern
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"Occasional, freely drawn cartoons add little to the atmosphere or humor. (Fiction. 9-11)"
A sourpuss principal successfully forces a beloved teacher into retirement in this sketchy, unsatisfying import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2009

"A solid selection. (Picture book/poetry. 7-10)"
The goofy cover and subtitle alone will raise giggles as they set the stage for Lewis to play poetic pundit for 47 jobs—odd jobs. Read full book review >