Search Results: "Steve Szilagyi"


BOOK REVIEW

PHOTOGRAPHING FAIRIES by Steve Szilagyi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1992

"The farrago of Twenties setting, Victorian plotting, folkloric conventions, and postmodern twitting of same makes this a curiosity most likely to appeal to readers willing to suspend several sorts of disbelief at once."
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MOLLY AND THE STRAWBERRY DAY by Pam Conrad
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 1994

"Still, worth a try, especially when it's time to joke about the overabundance of some crop. (Picture book. 3-7)"
From the early-morning moment when Molly's dad ruefully remarks that they'll soon "have strawberries coming out of our ears," the day begun by the little girl and her parents at a pick-your-own field is one of companionable good humor. Read full book review >

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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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CAT GOT A LOT by Steve Henry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Another ideal story for newly hatched readers. (Early reader. 3-5)"
Happy Cat and his neighbors return for another early reader (Happy Cat, 2013). Read full book review >

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GREEN LIZARDS VS. RED RECTANGLES by Steve Antony
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A visually entertaining story of war and peace. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The green lizards and the red rectangles are at war, but neither can defeat the other. 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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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

DOGS AND CATS by Steve Jenkins
ANIMALS
Released: May 14, 2007

"Sure to see plenty of use. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
A turn-it-around-and-flip-it-over volume delivers from ends to middle the straight goods on the world's most popular house pets, a cleanly innovative design allowing interaction between the two parts throughout. Read full book review >

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DINOSAURS DON'T, DINOSAURS DO by Steve Björkman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2011

"Likely little more than an exercise in wishful thinking, but well meant and philosophically solid. (Early reader. 4-6)"
Straightforward behavior modeling for newly fledged independent readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUPERSNOUTS! by Steve Björkman
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2004

Björkman goes whole-hog in this farmyard free-for-all, matching two burglars against a pair of porcine superheroes and their freshly minted sidekick. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIFE ON EARTH by Steve Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2002

"Factual and fascinating, this one belongs in every library. (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
Jenkins (Animals in Flight, 2001, etc.) makes a first-class foray into an often-neglected topic. Read full book review >

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NOBODY ASKED ME! by Steve Henry
ANIMALS
Released: June 30, 2001

"A minor crisis—a missing Tiger—brings Bo back to each of their play spots and will bring readers back to the story. (Picture book. 3-5)"
No one may have asked this first-time author's feline character if he wanted a brother, but that doesn't keep him from roundly enjoying the miscreant's antics and, ultimately, the pleasure of his company. Read full book review >