February 21, 2017

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Review of the Day: The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

The Wild Robot By Peter Brown Little, Brown & Company $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-316-38199-4 Ages 9-12 On shelves now There are far fewer robot middle grade books out there than you might expect. This is probably because, as a general rule, robots fall into the Data from Star Trek trap. Their sole purpose in any narrative […]

Peter Brown’s “Wild” New Step into Middle Grade Fiction | Under the Covers

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Librarian Karen Yingling chats with Peter Brown about his very first middle grade novel, The Wild Robot.

Time Travel, QR Codes, and a Victoria Stapleton Look-alike Highlight Little, Brown Spring Preview

Book Display

Rocco highlights some of the top titles presented at Little, Brown’s recent publishing preview for librarians.

Librarians React to the Youth Media Awards | ALA Midwinter 2014

Review of the Day: Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown

Like any award show, there will always be a range of reactions to winners announced, and to those who didn’t make the cut. The American Library Association’s 2014 Youth Media Awards, revealed on January 27 during the organization’s Midwinter meeting in Philadelphia, are no exception. Librarians shared with SLJ–on video–their thoughts about the award committees’ choices.

Review of the Day: Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown

Review of the Day: Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild By Peter Brown Little, Brown and Company $18.00 ISBN: 978-0-316-20063-9 Ages 3-7 On shelves now. Here’s a fun exercise to liven up a gloomy day. Find yourself a copy of the picture book Mr. Tiger Goes Wild. Now turn to the publication page. It’s the green one opposite the title page at […]

Pick of the Day: Chowder (DVD)

Peter Brown's Chowder DVD

Peter Brown’s endearing bulldog, Chowder rendered lovingly in acrylic-and pencil in the original picture book, is even more appealing in this iconographic DVD production.