Search Results: "Zachariah OHora"


BOOK REVIEW

NO FITS, NILSON! by Zachariah OHora
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2013

"Foot-stomping fit pitchers will take multiple timeouts for this amusing modern fable. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Amelia helps a 9-foot blue gorilla named Nilson avoid tantrums by repeatedly reminding him, "No fits, Nilson!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STOP SNORING, BERNARD! by Zachariah OHora
ANIMALS
Released: April 12, 2011

"An artist to watch. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Bernard has a problem: His persistent snoring keeps the other otters awake. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NOT SO QUIET LIBRARY by Zachariah OHora
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 19, 2016

"Lively, detailed, endearing, and bold, the images and text create an unforgettable reading experience for book digesters everywhere. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Saturday is library day, and Dad is bungee-cording a warehouse worth of books to the roof of his already jam-packed car. The first stop, however, is the bakery, as "a day of quiet exploration requires a proper breakfast." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY COUSIN MOMO by Zachariah OHora
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"OHora's story soars, encouraging acceptance and being true to yourself. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Momo's cousins are excited for his visit, but they have trouble figuring out how to play with him until they accept him on his own terms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IF YOUR MONSTER WON'T GO TO BED by Denise Vega
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"A few moments shine, but all in all an overstuffed effort. (Picture book. 4-6)"
What with keeping the fridge stocked with slug mush and sour green milk, incidentals such as mud soap and fang paste seem downright ordinary—unlike the consequences of ignoring the emphatic "Don't"s populating this unorthodox DIY manual: "massive monster tantrums." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PET PROJECT by Lisa Wheeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2012

"Children might prefer the hippo, but they'll have fun reading the poop jokes out loud to their parents again and again. (Picture book/poetry. 5-9)"
Let parents who find inspiration in this book think twice. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

READ THE BOOK, LEMMINGS! by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"Delightfully imparts the joy and discovery of reading—and many chuckles and guffaws. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lemmings don't jump off cliffs; someone just needs to tell the lemmings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOLFIE THE BUNNY by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"Add to the growing collection of sibling stories, adoptive and otherwise, that delight and instruct. (artist's note, author's note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
A tongue-in-cheek tale of a wolf in Bunny clothing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HORRIBLE BEAR! by Ame Dyckman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"A charmingly loud and lighthearted friendship story. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A freckle-faced white child with a mass of red curls piled three times the height of her head is flying her kite near a snowcapped mountaintop when—"snap!"—the string breaks, and the toy is blown into a sleeping bear's cave, coming to rest on his belly. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TEACHER'S PET by Anica Mrose Rissi
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 20, 2017

"By the end students will either be dreading or looking forward to their own tadpole studies. (Picture book. 5-9)"
The opening and closing life-cycle endpapers differ in only one small way, but it makes all the difference to a class that must deal with the fallout of their teacher's love for a class pet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TYRANNOSAURUS WRECKS! by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Along with the pleasure of pronouncing those multisyllabic dino names, young audiences may find food for thought in the behavioral dynamics on display. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Primary socialization and cooperation in action—with dinosaurs, and no grown-ups in sight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A HIGH COUNTRY TALE by Zachariah Jack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 22, 2016

"Definitely not for the timid, this Bacchanalian confection conjoins two gay couples, a drenching of explicit sex, and enough drama and sweat to please fans of the ribald and the raunchy."
A novel chronicles the uninhibited adventures of two interracial gay couples meandering their way through Austin, Texas, and elsewhere. Read full book review >