Reviews

Cover: B is for Blue Planet: An Earth Science Alphabet

A Review of "B Is for Blue Planet: An Earth Science Alphabet" in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

B Is for Blue Planet: An Earth Science Alphabet is a 40-page picture book that goes through the alphabet and describes various earth science topics. For each letter, there is a four-line rhyme along with a sidebar with a few paragraphs of information about the topic. Each letter is also… View »

 
Cover: P is for Prairie Dog: A Prairie Alphabet

A Review of "P Is for Prairie Dog: A Prairie Alphabet" in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

P Is for Prairie Dog is a beautifully illustrated volume that introduces prairie-related topics in poetry for younger readers. The book also provides in-depth educational information for older readers. This book is designed for 6 to 10-year-olds and retails for $16.95…
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Cover: I Spy with My Little Eye Baseball

A Review of "I Spy With My Little Eye Baseball" in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

My children and I love search-and-find puzzle books. We enjoy sitting together and exploring the illustrations for hidden objects. I Spy With My Little Eye Baseball is a unique visual puzzle book. Instead of searching for hidden objects, the reader searches for differences between two… View »

 
Cover: The Boy and the Moon

Review of The Boy and the Moon

Carroll’s first picture-book effort uses a dreamy, softened palette and swirly, curved movement to convey the silvery magic of a moonlit evening. Collage effects—in the craggy surface of the moon and the siding of a house, for instance—lend dimensional texture. The overall mood is one of… View »

 
Cover: The Boy and the Moon

Review of The Boy and the Moon

Moonlit midnight revels nearly end in disaster until a small boy comes to the rescue. It’s midnight, and a boy with a teddy bear, a dog, a rabbit, an owl, a chicken, a toad and a flower gather in the backyard to dance and howl at the moon in joyous abandon. Somehow the moon gets stuck in an… View »