Search Results: "Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen"


BOOK REVIEW

UP CLOSE: JANE GOODALL by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2008

"A well-researched but merely serviceable overview of Goodall's life. (source notes, bibliography, index, photo credits) (Biography. 12 & up)"
Jane Goodall, well-known primatologist, was aware of her interest in animals from earliest childhood. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2005

"Includes a word on safety, guidelines for setting up a science-fair project and an index. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Safe and easy-to-do science-fair experiments for the novice investigator using household items, including the familiar "Make a battery with a lemon," and the less familiar "Show that a grape repels both poles of a magnet" (because it is diamagnetic). Read full book review >

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THE HOG PRINCE by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"In a market filled with fairy-tale remakes, this one stands out for its read-aloud potential, references to other beloved characters and timeless message—be happy with who you are. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Bardhan-Quallen's latest shows the amusing results of a fairy's poor memory on a pig with big dreams. Read full book review >

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THE WORST TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Some joyless adults will object to the 'stinky baby' theme, but lots of kids will find the mischievous mayhem a refreshing alternative to sticky-sweet holiday stories. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Six-year-old Joy has a less-than-joyful attitude at Christmas due to her boisterous baby brother, Sam. Read full book review >

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BROBOT BEDTIME by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Will robot fans enjoy this bedtime book? Affirmative. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Three little robot brothers are headed for a breakdown at the end of the day if they can't go to sleep. Read full book review >

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SNORING BEAUTY by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2014

"Snore. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A mouse in his house—which is also Sleeping Beauty's castle—attempts to get a full night's sleep before his wedding but is stymied by the great wracking snores of the princess herself. Read full book review >

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HALF-PINT PETE THE PIRATE by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 19, 2012

"Serviceable and forgettable. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of zzzzzz. Read full book review >

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CHICKS RUN WILD by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 25, 2011

"Like a shot of caffeine between covers, it makes for a bracing read-aloud. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Here is a bedtime story for all those tireless adults who would rather have their charges erupt from their beds to do a mad jig instead of peacefully drifting off to sleep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"Printed on glossy paper, this useful and interesting book will stand up to repeated handling in the kitchen lab. (bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 9-13)"
Bardhan-Quallen's latest collection (Last-Minute Science Fair Projects, 2006, etc.) includes 18 demonstrations and experiments. Read full book review >

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RUTABAGA BOO! by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"A joyous celebration of a wonderful bond. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A mother and son's call-and-response tradition keeps them linked even when they aren't together. Read full book review >

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TYRANNOSAURUS WRECKS! by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Along with the pleasure of pronouncing those multisyllabic dino names, young audiences may find food for thought in the behavioral dynamics on display. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Primary socialization and cooperation in action—with dinosaurs, and no grown-ups in sight. Read full book review >