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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: April 6, 2012

David A. Carter

David A. Carter is the amazingly talented paper engineer behind 75 pop-up books, including the bestselling Bugs in a Box® series that has sold more than six million copies. He is also the creator of the magnificent pop-ups One Red Dot, Blue 2, Horton Hears a Who Pop-up!, Oh, the Places You’ll Go Pop-up!, and Lots of Bots! David lives with his wife and two daughters in Auburn, California.

TCBR: Describe THE LORAX POP-UP in 5 words or less.

David A. Carter: Real 3D, no glasses required.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: March 24, 2012

Mirror Mirror, The Snow White Legend Comes Alive
For all of you fairy tale fanatics, Mirror Mirror, starring Oscar®-winner Julia Roberts as the evil Queen and breakout star Lily Collins (The Blind Side) as Snow White
, hits the theaters on March 30.

Thanks to Relativity Media, you can join in on the Mirror Mirror buzz by entering to win some great prizes. Will you be the fairest entrant of all?

One (1) winner will receive:

–          $25 Fandango Gift Card

–          Mirror Mirror: The Movie Storybook

Two (2) additional winners will receive a copy of Mirror Mirror: The Movie Storybook

Giveaway begins March 24, 2012, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends April 21, 2012, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

By Nicki Richesin, The Children’s Book Review
Published: January 4, 2012

Maria Tatar

Maria Tatar is Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures and Folklore and Mythology at Harvard University. Her latest book The Annotated Peter Pan is a glorious celebration of the centenary of the first publication of the novel, originally entitled Peter and Wendy by J.M. Barrie. It features a splendid array of photographs and illustrations, many reproduced for the first time, including The Boy Castaways of Black Lane Island. The book also includes a compilation of responses from famed artists, including Barrie’s contemporaries such as as Virginia Woolf and Mark Twain, to his work. For more on Tatar’s discoveries and Barrie’s creation of Peter Pan, please read on.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review Published: March 28, 2011 Universal Pictures upcoming film HOP will be in theaters April 1st—just in time for Easter. Universal Pictures' synopsis: "Blending state of the art animation with live action, Hop is a comedy about E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand),

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: December 13, 2010

We all know that when a person, big or small, loves Star Wars, they really LOVE Star Wars. And as crazy as it is, even children that have never even seen the films can be obsessed with Star Wars.

Before you take a look at this year’s list of Star Wars picks, Yoda has a few words of wisdom that he would like to share with you as you ponder the idea of giving books to your young jedi:

“Truly wonderful, the mind of a child is. Give the gift of reading, you will! Do or do not… there is no try.”

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 26, 2010

Disney’s latest movie to take on a well-known princess is Tangled. It tells the tale of Rapunzel. For those of us that have sensitive children or are not sure if our children are ready for a PG rated film, reading through the Tangled read-aloud storybook may be a good choice. This picture book version gives a solid look at what you can expect to see in the film.

With  over  64  pages  of  gorgeous  full‐color  illustrations,  this  hardcover  Read‐Aloud  Storybook  retells  the complete story of the swashbuckling, computer-animated comedy Disney  Tangled.