Search Results: "loud crow interactive"


BOOK REVIEW

MAHATMA GANDHI INTERACTIVE BIOGRAPHY by Touchzing Media
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Sept. 27, 2013

"Although it lacks a sense of passion, this app does a yeoman's job of bringing Gandhi and his philosophy into focus. (Biography. 12 & up)"
An earnest survey of the life and thoughts of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, better known to the world as Mahatma. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEOMAD INTERACTIVE COMIC by Sutu
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2013

"Dazzling. (includes three 'making of' featurettes) (iPad graphic-novel app. 6-10)"
In an electric mix of live video clips, CGI effects and neon-hued comics pages, young Aborigines have exciting adventures both in Western Australia's Pilbara Desert and in outer space. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ABC INTERACTIVE FLASH CARDS by Alakmalak
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 9, 2011

"Well-engineered for practicing ABC's, but marred by inelegant illustrations. (iPad ABC book app. 3-7)"
This straightforward ABC app includes a writing pad for little ones to learn and write their ABC's. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WORLD WAR I INTERACTIVE by Touchzing Media
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: April 16, 2013

"An unsatisfactory app that treats history less like David McCullough and more like USA Today."
This uninspired and often pedantic chronicle of one of the 20th century's cruelest moments consistently fails to take advantage of exciting media. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CIVIL WAR INTERACTIVE by Touchzing Media
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"Both richly constructed and altogether winning, a fine history of our nation's most calamitous conflict. (iPad nonfiction app. 10 & up)"
A natty and comprehensive scrutiny of the American Civil War. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOUD SPARROWS by Aili Mu
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"A curiosity at best."
Anthology of Chinese short-shorts ranges from exotic to downright weird. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACK CROW, BLACK CROW by Ginger Foglesong Guy
ANIMALS
Released: April 26, 1991

"A happy fusion of unusual idea, melodious words, and charmingly lucid art. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A repetitive, lyrical text (``Black crow, black crow, what do you caw about?/What do you jaw about high in your tree?/I wake up my children, my small sleeping children...'')with just a few words changed in each versetakes a crow and her young through a day, from ``high in the sky'' to ``home in your nest.'' Parker pictures the young crows, who wear simple clothes and have toys, engaged in activities (eating, playing) paralleled by the child who asks the questions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CROW COUNTRY by Kate Constable
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"An original Aussie time-travel tale. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
After moving to the country, an Australian teen travels back in time to right old wrongs involving her family and a threatened aboriginal site. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TITUS CROW by Brian Lumley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Hideous mobile sludge, hellish dreams, babbling madness, the horror, the horror!"
First hardcover volume of three, each holding two Titus Crow novels from Lumley's earlier days as an H.P. Lovecraft disciple. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CROW TIME by Sheila Cudahy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 1995

"No day-brighteners these."
Twenty-one downbeat short stories from poet and novelist Cudahy (Nectar at Noon, 1989, etc.), chronicling with more imagery than insight the grim lives of men, women, and children trying to survive in a hostile world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DRAGON INTERACTIVE BOOK by Hilke  Sievers
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2014

"For young readers who can't get enough of dragon stories, this is one they're likely to remember. (iPad storybook app. 4-9)"
An unusual creature finds a rewarding career in theater in this multiple-scenario story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BRAVE INTERACTIVE COMIC by Disney Publishing Worldwide
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 17, 2012

"If you need to buy any Brave tie-in, this is the one. (iPad graphic-novel app. 7-9)"
A reasonably full version of the Pixar film's storyline illustrated with flat, lively cartoons rather than stills. Read full book review >