Search Results: "Tad Carpenter"


BOOK REVIEW

WHEN I GROW UP by Tad Carpenter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A pleasant introduction to the concept of careers. (Board book. 2-4)"
Little ones explore the different jobs they may aspire to. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FEELINGS! by Tad Carpenter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Carpenter's predicable, interactive titles in the I Say, You Say series offer appealing introductions to basic concepts just right for toddlers and preschoolers. (Picture book. 1-3)"
This new addition to the I Say, You Say series invites a young audience to playfully explore the world of emotions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARCTIC ANIMALS by Tad Carpenter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2015

"Beautiful, smart, and entertaining. (Board book. 2-5)"
Six arctic animals are introduced in this stylized lift-the-flap board book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CARPENTER by Bruna Barros
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A joyful invitation to participate in invention. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Creativity abounds in this wordless tale of an overalls-clad adult and similarly dressed child spending time together in a wood shop. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TAD LUCAS by Laura B. Edge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2017

"A different take on women's prowess and accomplishments that equine lovers will find appealing. (author's note, photograph) (Picture book/biography. 6-8)"
A daredevil woman wins fame on the 20th-century rodeo circuit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PLANET TAD by Tim Carvell
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2012

"So does this tedious effort to climb aboard the bandwagon. (line drawings, mood icons) (Fiction. 10-12)"
A phoned-in Diary of a Wimpy Kid wannabe from a Mad Magazine and Daily Show writer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BITTY BOT by Tim McCanna
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Young techies may or may not want to zoom into bed right after listening, but they'll be more than a little 'bitty' ready for repeat readings. (Picture book. 3-7)"
What happens when robots wind down? Do they actually sleep?Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NINJA, NINJA, NEVER STOP! by Todd Tuell
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2014

"Although a bit slim on story, still a good choice for mischievous preschoolers with an interest in the martial arts. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Dressed in black and ready for action, a young ninja shows off his skills—which would be more impressive if he did not initially use them to antagonize. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRICK-OR-TREAT by Debbie Leppanen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"But nothing is new or truly exciting here, leaving this average effort lacking in tricks or treats. (Picture book/poetry. 5-8)"
Overall, Leppanen's collection of 15 poems—some clever, some funny, some creepy and some ho-hum—should get kids in a Halloween frame of mind. Read full book review >