Search Results: "Shahar Kober"


BOOK REVIEW

DREIDEL, DREIDEL, DREIDEL! by Shahar Kober
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"To enjoy this simple rendition, don't scrutinize the backdrops too closely. (Board book. 1-3)"
This dreidel-shaped board book brings to life a condensed version of the well-known Hanukkah song. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FLYING HAND OF MARCO B. by Richard Leiter
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Little listeners will be hoping their hands will take flight on their next road trips. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Just how high can a wayward hand fly? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE UGLY DUMPLING by Stephanie Campisi
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2016

"Quirky retellings often lean on clever titles alone, but this surpasses and delights. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A bright, multicultural twist on a classic tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICKEN IN SCHOOL by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2017

"What will this quirky chicken plan next? (Picture book. 3-7)"
Fresh from an adventure in space (Chicken in Space, 2016), Zoey the chicken this time helps her pig, Sam, achieve his dream of attending school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICKEN IN SPACE by Adam Lehrhaupt
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"What a flight of imagination. (Picture book. 3-5)"
It's hard not to admire a chicken with dreams of going into space. Moreover, this chicken has a plan—and a pig. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ENGINEER ARI AND THE SUKKAH EXPRESS by Deborah Bodin Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"An author's note provides background on the original Jerusalem-to-Jaffa line. (glossary) (Picture book/religion. 3-6)"
Engineer Ari, the first conductor of the new train from Jaffa to Jerusalem, builds a Sukkah with friends Nathaniel and Jesse using wood left over from laying the new tracks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ENGINEER ARI AND THE PASSOVER RUSH by Deborah Bodin Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"Children and adults will be charmed by the latest in this amiable series. (glossary, author's note) (Picture book. 3-5)"
On his last run to Jerusalem before the Passover holiday, Engineer Ari manages to gather all the necessary items for his Seder plate, arriving home exhausted just before the holiday's ceremonial dinner begins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GUT FEELINGS by Gerd Gigerenzer
NON-FICTION
Released: July 9, 2007

"A pleasing, edifying tour of territory that has long been dark and unexplored."
Intuitions and hunches are neither wild guesses nor unreliable pathways to the truth, asserts German behavioral scientist Gigerenzer; they are generally dependable, though unconscious, techniques based on our evolved brain's structures and processes. Read full book review >