Search Results: "Willow Frog"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GLOW by Jennifer  Bucheit
by Jennifer Bucheit, illustrated by Jarrod Becker, developed by Willow Frog
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 4, 2012

"Skip. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
A firefly finally gets the hang of glowing by thinking of "his favorite thing to do in the world"—flying. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WOLF-BIRDS by Willow Dawson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An interesting, contemplative addition to the nature shelf. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
A pair of hungry ravens helps wolves hunt during the winter starving time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Hit the Road Jack by Willow Rose
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 2015

"The charming protagonist surrounded by a winsome family should surely enhance future mysteries."
Jack Ryder's latest case involves a dismembered body, and a precursor to a string of deaths, in this first thriller of a series featuring the Florida detective. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE FIELDS by Willow Aster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2013

"Deftly balances good with evil and reaffirms that sometimes love really does conquer all."
The tragic events of one summer create a tidal wave of consequences in Aster's (True Love Story, 2013) poignant coming-of-age love story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COCKBLOCKED by J.T. Willow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"A brisk, spirited novella about a man's quest for true love, from a hip author with potential."
A divorced ne'er-do-well seeks to reinvigorate his stagnant life by digging up the past in Willow's debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG GREEN BOOK OF THE BIG BLUE SEA by Helaine Becker
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"The sheer breadth of information presented here and its appealing format make this an invaluable resource, especially when accompanied by a knowledgeable adult to guide and correct. (table of contents, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Bite-sized pieces of information and hands-on explorations teach readers all about the sea, from its composition and currents to its problems and energy potential. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2010

"Enlightening cultural description and analysis blends somewhat awkwardly with self-regard."
Debut memoir chronicles Wilson's conversion to Islam and negotiation of Egyptian society. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AVIS DOLPHIN by Frieda Wishinsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Arty illustrations and a turgid, purpose-driven narrative waste this opportunity to highlight a major tragedy in its centennial year. Interested readers will get more from Diana Preston's Remember the Lusitania! (2003). (afterword) (Historical fiction. 9-11)"
Readers who think that the Titanic was the only great ocean liner that ever sank will find this fictionalized eyewitness account of the torpedoed Lusitania's last voyage a revelation.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALIF THE UNSEEN by G. Willow Wilson
Released: July 3, 2012

"Wilson displays an admirable Neil Gaiman-esque ambition that isn't quite matched by this oft-plodding tale."
Modern hacker culture and ancient Muslim mysticism collide in the debut work of fiction from Wilson, better known as a graphic novelist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Source notes are not included, though there is a short list of further reading and a largely superfluous afterword. (Graphic biography. 8-12)"
This collective biography in graphic form depicts the lives of seven women from a range of eras and cultures who each reached the conclusion that they could only attain their goals by posing as men. Read full book review >