What a great book for aspiring filmmakers!
A good choice ... that wont become dated
too quickly. -- School Library Journal
The layout makes good use of color boxes, tips on every page, and comic-style illustrations with a multiethnic cast of two boys and two girls. Young Spielbergs and Sofia Coppolas will probably mine useful nuggets. -- Booklist
Throughout, theres an understanding of the kind of limitations young filmmakers face, especially the financial (there
The illustrations are handsome and the
jokes build nicely. -- The New York Times
(It bears repeating.)
Retro art, inventive, typography, and
antic wordplay mix in this bright offering
...don't miss this wow of a detour .
-- Kirkus Reviews
Here is word play galore to inspire
young readers. -- Children's Literature
The author’s nonstop sense of fun and the illustrator’s upbeat, comic style breathe energy and interest into an unlikely topic.
This fantasy infuses a rhyming text and appealing artwork with plenty of
monkey business... this will have many children yearning for just such an excursion.
The descriptive details of the garage, both in words and illustrations, will make this a favorite for repeat readings ... Young fans will surely be waiting for another visit to the Gorilla Garage. Recommended. -- Library Media Connection
Shulman's daffy tale of a boy and his robot pal off on a quest for ...misadventures. ..Even confirmed dog-lovers, human or otherwise, will undoubtedly agree [that this is the finest
out-of-print book in the English language -- ed.]
Ann and Nan are Anagrams
is the long-awaited sequel to Mom and Dad are Palindromes and better yet, is now available.
We don't want to say too much,
but we can tell you that Bob,
our put-upon hero,
has a whole new pile of
linguistic luggage to deal with.