Search Results: "Todd H. Doodler"


BOOK REVIEW

REVENGE OF THE ROACH! by Todd H.  Doodler
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 21, 2016

"Another 'High flyve!' for the dump's doughty defenders. (Superhero farce. 7-9)"
The mighty muscid gets some unexpected help in this rematch with his greatest foe (Super Fly, 2015). Read full book review >

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VEGGIES WITH WEDGIES by Todd H.  Doodler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 6, 2014

"Beware, though, kids may want to wear their underwear like the veggies—without any clothes on top. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The vegetables in Farmer John's garden learn all about underwear in Doodler's latest. Read full book review >

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SUPER FLY by Todd H.  Doodler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2015

"As Fred would (does, actually) exclaim: 'Ding-dong donkey donuts, Super Fly!' Fans of Super Diaper Baby will agree. (Superhero farce. 7-9)"
From the "bug-centric" burg of Stinkopolis rises Super Fly, diminutive defender of the city dump—not to mention the planet beyond. Read full book review >

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THE ZOO I DREW by Todd H.  Doodler
ABC BOOKS
Released: July 28, 2009

"Animales from A to Z, illustrated by Doug Cushman (2006) or David McLiman's Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet (2006). (Picture book. 3-5)"
Between heavily corrugated covers, "Doodler" (aka Todd Harris Goldman) offers a gallery of common zoo animals, Alligator to Zebra, depicted full-spread-size in a bright, simple graphic style. Read full book review >

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SUPER RAWR! by Todd H.  Doodler
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 28, 2016

"This book's squishy cover is not the only padded thing here. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Superheroes + dinosaurs = two great tastes that don't necessarily go together. Read full book review >

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RAWR! by Todd H.  Doodler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Heavily earnest and as mushy of approach as it is of cover. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Fronted by a padded cloth dinosaur, a whiny monologue on being big that will likely go begging for an audience. Read full book review >

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THE BUS DRIVER by Todd H.  Doodler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"While an imperfect ride, it may still entice toddlers to take a round trip. (Board book. 2-4)"
This bus-shaped board book lets little ones count up to 10 and count down again as various passengers get on and off. Read full book review >

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HOT ROD HOT DOG by Todd H.  Doodler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Young audiences will join in the general applause, and they may come away with a broadened notion of what a 'win' looks like too. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Doodler concocts an updated—and considerably tweaked—version of "The Tortoise and the Hare." Read full book review >

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ONE POTATO, TWO POTATO by Todd H.  Doodler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Skip. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Mr. Potato's birthday party is an opportunity for games, counting and Doodler's execrable verse. Read full book review >

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BEAR'S UNDERWEAR MYSTERY by Todd H.  Doodler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 29, 2012

"This awkward attempt to force underwear out into the open will likely please many toddlers but few of their grown-ups. (Board book. 2-3)"
This celebration of briefs (not boxers) leaves little to the imagination. Read full book review >

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BEAR IN PINK UNDERWEAR by Todd H.  Doodler
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"A sliding panel on the front cover that drops Bear's shorts with the pull of a tab is the high (low) point of this dismal one-joker. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Unrealistic in several ways but good at least for sniggers, this follow-up to Bear in Underwear (2010) features plenty of views of Bear on the soccer pitch clad in nothing below the waist but undies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

H by Elizabeth Shepard
Released: April 1, 1995

"The impulse to utilize an innovative form is admirable, but the results are unfortunately shoddy."
This slim fictional collection of letters from, to, and about a disturbed 12-year-old boy reads more like a writing-class assignment than a debut novel. Read full book review >