Search Results: "Sherri Duskey Rinker"


BOOK REVIEW

MIGHTY, MIGHTY CONSTRUCTION SITE by Sherri Duskey Rinker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"Sure to be a hit with fans of the prior title even if they wonder about that odd-looking building. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Vehicles from the popular Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site (2011) are up-and-at-'em in a new title focused on industry and teamwork. Read full book review >

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TINY AND THE BIG DIG by Sherri Duskey Rinker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"Tiny tries hard, but his tale isn't one to be treasured. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Tiny is a small but determined dog who digs for hidden treasures with encouragement from his owner and despite discouragement from other critters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT, CONSTRUCTION SITE by Sherri Duskey Rinker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Certainly, there is sufficient vocabulary to make this the Goodnight, Moon of construction books. (Board book. 1-5)"
Heavy machinery explained, for lovers of heavy machinery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT CONSTRUCTION SITE by Sherri Duskey Rinker
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 4, 2011

"Who cares? The equation of trucks + bedtime book = best-seller, even if it does set feminism back a few decades. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A group of construction vehicles put themselves to bed. Read full book review >

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THE 12 SLEIGHS OF CHRISTMAS by Sherri Duskey Rinker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"This will interest kids who love their vehicles, but the text simply doesn't take flight. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The author of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site (2011) moves on to a different kind of vehicle with this rhyming story about the invention of alternative sleighs for Santa's Christmas Eve deliveries. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG MACHINES by Sherri Duskey Rinker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Alive, bursting with color and action, this volume introduces Virginia Lee Burton to a new generation of big machine enthusiasts. (author's note) (Picture book/biography. 4-10)"
Virginia Lee Burton's big machines roar to new life in a new biography of the author. Read full book review >

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SILLY WONDERFUL YOU by Sherri Duskey Rinker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"It's sweet, but it lacks the freshness that would make it stand out. (Picture book. 2-4) "
A mother's rhymes enumerate the many, varied (sometimes bewildering, sometimes beatific) ways her toddler tot has altered her life. Read full book review >

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STEAM TRAIN, DREAM TRAIN by Sherri Duskey Rinker
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2013

"A solid companion to Rinker and Lichtenheld's Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site (2011). (Picture book. 3-6)"
"Through the darkness, clickety-clack... / coming closer, down the track..." Read full book review >

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GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT, CONSTRUCTION SITE by Sherri Duskey Rinker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2014

"Watching a bunch of trucks at work. Life doesn't get much better. And these guys talk to you. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
A jaunty tour through an urban construction site extends the best-selling picture book's audience to young app users. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

"Emblematic of the truly significant sacrifices and triumphs of a passing generation. (30 b&w photos)"
A solid tribute to some remarkable WWII heroes: the spectacularly brave and selfless civilians who helped thousands of Allied fliers shot down in France evade the Nazis and get back to England so they could fight again. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHANE COMES HOME by Rinker Buck
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2005

"A fine and moving story, full of heroes."
An affecting portrait of the first American combat fatality in the Iraq war, and of those who suffered his loss. Read full book review >