Search Results: "Timothy Knapman"


BOOK REVIEW

MOM'S THE WORD by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Obviously intended as a gift for Mother's Day, this relatively attractive title will likely help meet that demand. Too bad the concept inside is less than successful. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This energetically illustrated tribute to mothers challenges readers to consider many different feelings associated with the word "Mom." Read full book review >

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FOLLOW THE TRACK ALL THE WAY BACK by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"All aboard for a great storytime pick. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Little Train follows Mommy and Daddy Train's advice to return safely after his first solo journey. Read full book review >

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A MONSTER MOVED IN! by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"The lunch is the star of this book; both plot and humor are otherwise predictable. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A maniacally cheery Mom and Dad give bored Ben a number of rainy-day activity suggestions, from reading to building a rocket to going on a dragon hunt, in Knapman's silly boy-meets-monster tale. Read full book review >

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DINOSAURS DON'T HAVE BEDTIMES! by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"No, dinos don't have to do the same things that little boys do, including have any manners. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little boy intent on his dinosaur persona insists that dinosaurs don't do the things his mother wants him to do. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT TIGER by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Say goodnight. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A cacophony of noises keeps young Emma awake. Where are they coming from? Read full book review >

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MUNGO AND THE SPIDERS FROM SPACE by Timothy Knapman
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"Ardent fans of gigantic robot spiders may not mind. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Mungo is obsessed with outer space. Read full book review >

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SUPERHERO DAD by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2016

"Ready to fight boredom in a single bound, at least for a few minutes. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A small blond boy describes the many ways his nebbishy dad is a superhero. Read full book review >

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CAN'T CATCH ME! by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"A valuable lesson on egotism, with more than one echo of 'The Gingerbread Boy.' (Picture book. 3-6)"
Is the boasting mouse asking for trouble? Read full book review >

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TIME NOW TO DREAM by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Time now to savor this lovely offering. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Just the right combination of fairy tale and bedtime book, scary and soothing. Read full book review >

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SOON by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"A mother-child journey readers will want to share again, soon. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A long journey to a mountaintop with his mother results in more than an expansive view for young pachyderm Raju. Read full book review >

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GUESS WHAT I FOUND IN DRAGON WOOD by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"A big die-cut hole through the front cover kicks this import's appeal up even further. (Picture book. 6-8)"
In a bit of role reversal, a young dragon happens upon a small "Benjamin" in the woods and brings him home to show the parents. Read full book review >

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THE WINTER FOX by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Though it lacks the brevity of Aesop, this lightly Christmas-y twist has some charm. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Fox plays all summer long and doesn't take care to prepare for winter. Read full book review >