Search Results: "Tad Richards"


BOOK REVIEW

NICK & JAKE by Tad Richards
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Although occasionally almost too self-consciously witty, this is a rollicking good read."
Goofy, funny and full of literary in-jokes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DUCK & GOOSE by Tad Hills
Kirkus Star
by Tad Hills, illustrated by Tad Hills
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 24, 2006

"Readers will likely hope to see more of this adorable odd couple. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When Duck and Goose enter the stage from opposite sides of the frontispiece, striding determinedly across a meadow toward a large, polka-dotted ball, the stage is set for a classic noodlehead story. Read full book review >

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R IS FOR ROCKET by Tad Hills
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"Though this lacks the originality and fizz of How Rocket Learned to Read (2010), it nevertheless reinforces the pup's positive literacy efforts. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Adorable Rocket the dog and his many pals (including a moonlighting Goose) return in a new story centered on the alphabet. 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

ROCKET'S MIGHTY WORDS by Tad Hills
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 9, 2013

"Nothing really new here, but Rocket fans—at least those who don't consider themselves too old for board books—may enjoy using this as a tool for practicing word recognition with the sweet puppy they've come to love. (Board book. 3-6)"
Hills' adorable black-and-white spotted dog named Rocket (How Rocket Learned to Read, 2010; Rocket Writes a Story, 2012) returns in this oversized vocabulary primer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COLORS! by Tad Hills
by Tad Hills, illustrated by Tad Hills
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Duck and Goose have taken their places alongside Frog and Toad and George and Martha as fine examples of friendship, curiosity, and problem-solving, and this offering is a good way to introduce babies to the pair. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Duck and Goose are back with another board book to help very young children learn their colors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DUCK, DUCK, GOOSE by Tad Hills
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 9, 2007

"The charming illustrations portray this tale of friendship perfectly, and the text, reminiscent of The Story of Ferdinand, is, like Hills's first in the series, energetic, appealing and filled with warmth. (Picture book. 3-6)"

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 22, 2007

"A thought-provoking work that bears rereading."
A self-help guide that assembles scholarly and scientific material to illustrate why things happen, why people act and how those people can plan actions that make a difference. Read full book review >

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 >