Search Results: "Sherry Rogers"


BOOK REVIEW

DEDUCTIVE DETECTIVE by Brian Rock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2013

"A cleverly solved mystery that will get kids using their noggins. (Picture book. 4-8)"
With a combination of clues and logic, the Deductive Detective solves the case of Fox's stolen cake. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRST FIRE by Nancy Kelly Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"An earnest effort but unengaging at best. (Picture book/folk tale. 5-8)"
An unsourced Cherokee folk tale tells of the origin of fire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BURRO’S TORTILLAS by Terri Fields
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2007

"Yo,' as the jackrabbit says, 'Hare's looking at you, let's eat!' (Picture book. 4-7)"
Those looking for a Southwestern or Mexican variant of The Little Red Hen will find it here. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE by Pam Kapchinske
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 10, 2011

"In a niche that includes elegant, realistic and natural offerings, this is cute. (Informational picture book. 4-7)"
Kapchinske's picture-book debut is a fact-toting trip through several food chains. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEN FOR ME by Barbara Mariconda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 10, 2011

"An essential purchase for elementary teachers and libraries looking for cross-curricular books. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Rose and Ed learn much more than expected on their butterfly hunt. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IF YOU WERE A PARROT by Katherine Rawson
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 10, 2006

"Backmatter includes more facts about parrots and birds in general, a make-a-beak craft and a page explaining the responsibilities involved in owning a parrot. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-7)"
Four young children find out what it might be like to have the feet, beak, voice and feathers of a parrot in this delightfully informative up-close look at a favorite feathered friend. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PENGUIN LADY by Sherry Rogers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2012

"A lightweight, undistinguished addition to the flock of similar penguin profiles. Some newly fledged readers may waddle its way. (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
A parade of penguin species, overlaid by a veneer-thin storyline. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TURTLE ISLAND by Kevin Sherry
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 3, 2014

"It's a sweet, fantastic depiction of community building, but it's just too bad that it doesn't acknowledge its debt to old, old stories about the Turtle Island that is North America. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A fantastically giant turtle is lonely until others make themselves at home on his shell. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MEET THE BIGFEET by Kevin Sherry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Good-hearted fun—great for fans of Kit Feeny and Babymouse. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 7-10)"
It's a Bigfeet family reunion! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I’M THE BEST ARTIST IN THE OCEAN by Kevin Sherry
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2008

Exuberance undiminished (and miraculously out of the whale that ate him in his last adventure), the squid who proclaimed I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean! (2007) returns with equally high-volume claims to artistic preeminence: "I can DRAW!!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONSTERS ON THE RUN by Kevin Sherry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Monster and dino lovers alike will enjoy the foolishness. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 5-9)"
Yeti Blizz and his cryptid cronies are back for more adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REMY SNEAKERS VS. THE ROBO-RATS by Kevin Sherry
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2017

"A madcap series opener with a wink or two at some topical themes. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 6-8)"
When an evil toymaker threatens to release a fleet of robot pigeon spy drones, it's up to urban raccoon Remy to organize and lead the resistance. Read full book review >