Search Results: "Steve Light"


BOOK REVIEW

HAVE YOU SEEN MY LUNCH BOX? by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"This may turn the dreaded morning routine into a game, and what could be more welcome than that? (Board book. 2-5)"
A getting-ready-for-school book for little ones who are learning their colors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOATS GO by Steve Light
Kirkus Star
by Steve Light, illustrated by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"The real challenge will be keeping it out of the bathtub. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Eight boats sail across the elongated double-page spreads, rendered in primary-color watercolors and accompanied by an appropriate sound. Read full book review >

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ZEPHYR TAKES FLIGHT by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Flighty fun. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Zephyr, a buoyant, gum-chewing lass obsessed with airplanes, achieves a fantastical flight—and gets home in time for breakfast—in this enjoyable romp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRAINS GO by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Sheer, fabulous power. (Board book. 1-3)"
There's more than just "choo-choo" along this track. Read full book review >

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THE BUNNY BURROW BUYER'S BOOK by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"A droll, minimalist take on an odyssey that will be within the experiences of many children…and most adults. (Picture book. 6-8)"
With a family that grows between each page turn, it's definitely time to find new digs. Read full book review >

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PUSS IN BOOTS by Steve Light
Kirkus Star
adapted by Steve Light, illustrated by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"This playful and rich adaptation, complete with a heroine who is male in most versions, is fresh and full of energy. (Picture book/fairy tale. 3-5)"
This collage adaptation of the old tale is alive with texture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRUCKS GO by Steve Light
Kirkus Star
by Steve Light, illustrated by Steve Light
THINGS THAT GO
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"A rumbustious success in every way. (6 mos.-2)"
"The garbage truck goes, / burbaba burbaba burbaba / screech beep-beep-beep / crunch crunch / CRUNCH." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHOEMAKER EXTRAORDINAIRE by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"High marks for energy. (author's note) (Picture book. 7-8)"
Wildly terpsichorean collages, constructed from patterned cloth and paper cutouts decorated with bright paint and shoe-sole prints, illustrate this original tale of a clever itinerant cobbler and a nearsighted giant. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LUCKY LAZLO by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"The title indicates that Lazlo is lucky, but readers of this delightful book will undoubtedly feel that they are really the lucky ones. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lazlo is in love with an actress playing Alice, and thus his adventure into the wonderful world of theater begins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SWAP! by Steve Light
Kirkus Star
by Steve Light, illustrated by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Keep your bitcoins—you never know when somebody might need a button. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A broken-down captain and his young, peg-legged mate rediscover an ages-old system to rebuild their battered ship without spending a penny. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAVE YOU SEEN MY DRAGON? by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Lots for young readers to see and count. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A little boy has misplaced his pet dragon and must search for him all over the city, counting up from one dragon to 20 lanterns. Read full book review >