Search Results: "Xavier Deneux"


BOOK REVIEW

VEHICLES by Xavier Deneux
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"The tactile elements, engaging visuals, and provocative word clusters offer a rewarding experience for adults and tots alike. (Board book. 2-4)"
Different types of vehicles are introduced using tactile images paired with word clusters. Read full book review >

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FLY! by Xavier Deneux
Kirkus Star
by Xavier Deneux, illustrated by Xavier Deneux
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A charming, not-so-simple board book that will surely engage. (Board book. 2-3)"
A bird embarks on a long journey. Read full book review >

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SEASONS by Xavier Deneux
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"Although the touch-and-feel element is not essential, this French import is a cheery way to teach very young children about seasonal weather. (Board book. 6-18 mos.)"
A large 8-inch square trim size is put to good use to introduce the four seasons to young children in this touch-and-feel outing. Read full book review >

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JOJO'S FIRST WORD BOOK by Xavier Deneux
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2014

"Here's hoping Deneux can find a more developmentally appropriate package for his accessible cartoons. (Board book. 3-4)"
This French import is an encyclopedic exploration of the world of a 2-year-old bunny named Jojo. Read full book review >

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COLORS by Xavier Deneux
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"This is a shame, as the mix of graphic simplicity and innovative tactile format would have made both of these delightful additions to the board-book canon; as it is, they represent choke hazards to babies and toddlers, who would most benefit from them. (Board book. 3-4)"
A bold, graphic and tactile introduction to colors. Read full book review >

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MY DREAMS by Marie Fordacq
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Usually spot-on, this time Deneux and his collaborator have missed the mark. (Board book. 2-4)"
At night, when all is calm and quiet, a child dreams all sorts of adventures before coming home to dream some more. Read full book review >

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PETS by Géraldine  Krasinski
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"Serviceable for as long as it lasts. (Board book. 1-3)"
Shopping for a pet? This busy board book introduces to toddlers the common characteristics of nine household pets. Read full book review >

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BABY ANIMALS by Xavier Deneux
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2016

"Classy, beautiful, and developmentally appropriate—a winner. (Board book. 9 mos.-2)"
Sophisticated design and extra-thick pages invite handling of this entry in Deneux's TouchThinkLearn series. Read full book review >

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MY ANIMALS by Xavier Deneux
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"In one word: perfect. (Board book. 0-2)"
Some well-known animals are introduced to the littlest readers. Read full book review >

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TOUCH!  by Xavier Deneux
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"Quibbles aside, kids will enjoy reading and handling this book as long as its (not particularly sturdy) binding lasts. (Board book. 1-3)"
One hundred and fifty words, most of them useful! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON HER OWN TWO WHEELS by Stacy Xavier
Released: Nov. 5, 2012

"A unique coming-of-agestory on wheels."
A young woman seeking adventure changes her life by taking motorcycle lessons in Xavier's debut novel. Read full book review >

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ROOSTER JOE AND THE BULLY / EL GALLO JOE Y EL ABUSÓN by Xavier Garza
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 2016

"Well-meaning but a miss. (Fiction. 10-12)"
After observing the roosters in his artist grandpa's backyard, seventh-grader Joe López can't get enough of these indomitable avians. Read full book review >