Search Results: "eMotion Tales"


BOOK REVIEW

DRAGONSTER by Andy  Hullinger
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2012

"Colorful, yes. Interactive, absolutely. Captivating or original, not so much. (iPad storybook app. 4-9)"
Things that go bump in the night are tediously explained. Again. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CUT! IT'S A WRAP! by Ekaterina Okovitaya
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2011

"Here's hoping the creators will employ a better translator and editor for the sequels. (iPad storybook app. 7-10)"
This chapter book for independent readers features talking animals in a lightweight gumshoe mystery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 1997

"Strong scientific support for the mind-body school of medicine, sure to rankle those alpha males back in the labs. (Author tour)"
Pert, a self-described ``catalyst in the mindbodyspirit revolution in modern medical science,'' and once a chief of brain chemistry at the NIH, freely intermingles vibrant stories of her professional and personal life with her theories about neuropeptides. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TALES by Amiri Baraka
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"An intense and button-pushing collection."
A clutch of early stories from the poet, playwright, and provocateur, infused with jazz and informed by racial alienation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

100 FIRST WORDS by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"The engaging images and familiar terms presented will appeal to little ones and help them to add to their quickly expanding vocabularies. (Board book. 1-3)"
This oversized lift-the-flap word book presents 100 terms that toddlers can relate to. Read full book review >

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THINGS TO SEE by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"While not flawless learning experiences, both books are useful tools to promote language development thanks to clear photos and clean layouts. (Board book. 1-3)"
Colorful photos and simple captions introduce babies and toddlers to their world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2017

"Like an internet kitty video in book form, this should have young cat fanciers lapping it up. (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
Cats are more than just adorable piano players and grumpy sloganeers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Tattle Tales by Abbe Rolnick
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: June 17, 2016

"Resonant reflections from a skilled literary artist."
A novelist muses on maturing, seeking, traveling, and other themes in this collection of fiction and nonfiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AESOP'S TALES by Aesop
by Aesop, developed by Progetto Rosetta, adapted by Gerardo Casanova, translated by Emma Hedley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2012

"It's a mess, riddled with typos, botched wording and grating sound cues. The moral here is obvious: The person who fails to steer clear of this app will find much to regret. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
Shoddy, sloppy and badly translated, this collection of five fables is as baffling as it is crude. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TERRIBLE TALES by Felicitatus Miserius
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A twisted, entertaining take on the kids' canon."
The heroes become the villains in this sprightly collection of topsy-turvy fairy tales. Read full book review >