Douglas Cobb

  • TV Shows
    Courage the Cowardly Dog Versus Underdog

    Shakedown/Breakdown Courage the Cowardly Dog premiered on November 12, 1990, ran four four seasons, and ended on November 22, 2002. Created by John R. Dilworth for the Cartoon Network, it was the sixth and final series to be spun from World Premiere Toons. It started off as a seven-minute short cartoon, “The...

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    Ed, Edd n Eddy Versus The New Three Stooges

    Breakdown/Shakedown To view the picture above as intended, simply turn computer upside down. Of course, it goes without saying that the BSC Kids site will not be held liable for incidental damages to said computer that might result–let the flipper beware! That’s kind of silly advice, yes? But, turning a computer upside...

  • Books
    From Russia With Lunch by Bruce Hale – review

    Have no fear, Chet Gecko is here! That’s right, the fourth-grade student/detective Chet Gecko is back in the 14th mystery of Bruce Hale’s popular Chet Gecko Mystery series, From Russia With Lunch. The school’s been turned upside-down, with the kids who would normally be considered teachers’ pets getting into trouble and being...

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    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Versus The Cleveland Show

    Breakdown/Shakedown Two will enter, one will leave! In this week’s inaugural head-to-head match-up between Old School and New School cartoons, we pit Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! against The Cleveland Show.  Who will end up as the definitive over-all winner? Will the much-beloved Great Dane, Scooby-Doo, and his friends “those meddlesome kids” win,...

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    Project Seahorse by Pamela S. Turner – review

    Seahorses, majestic, elegant, strange, exotic, delicate, are endangered animals. I would never have thought when I was a boy that they would one day be endangered animals. I just thought they were pretty cool, and I had a dried, preserved specimen of one as a part of my seashell collections, though they...

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    Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World’s Strangest Parrot by Sy Montgomery – review

    Do you like reading about way-cool animals? Then you’ll enjoy reading about the strangest parrot in the world, the endangered kakapo, and the efforts of scientists and conservationists to save them from becoming extinct. It’s a fascinating look at the world’s only flightless parrot, with brilliant color close-up photographs of the birds...

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    The Sentinels: Stone of Tymora, Book III, by R.A. & Geno Salvatore – review

    If you love reading rollicking, action-packed fantasy novels about pirates, wizards, cursed magical stones, and dark elves, then you need to feed that hunger for swashbuckling adventure tales by getting the latest collaboration by the father and son team of R.A & Geno Salvatore, The Sentinels: Stone of Tymora, Book III, from...

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    House of the Star by Caitlin Brennan – review

    If you like magical books about horses with wondrous powers who travel between the worlds of Faerie, then House of the Star by Caitlin Brennan is the book for you! The heroine of the novel is Elen, a princess of the kingdom of Ymbria. Her greatest wish is to become a rider...

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    Douglas Christie, Jr. – Interview

    Kids are capable of doing many different things, and this site celebrates that! One example is Douglas Christie, Jr., the son of the NBA basketball player Douglas Christie (L..A. Lakers 1993-2007). He has written two books for young children, Dougie Learns to Ride and Dougie Goes to School. Recently, Doug graciously agreed...

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    Dougie Goes to School by Douglas Christie, Jr. – review

      Do you remember going to school for the first time? Or, are you maybe going to start school in a year or two? Sometimes starting school can be pretty exciting, but it can also be a little scary, if you’re not sure what to expect. Dougie Goes to School, the second...

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    Dougie Learns to Ride by Douglas Christie, Jr. – review

    Learning to ride a bike can be a VERY BIG deal, and it may seem difficult at first, but don’t let it get you down. Practice makes perfect, as Dougie discovers in Dougie Learns to Ride. It’s a wonderful book that is sure to be a big hit with young kids who are...

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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Undead by Don Borchert – review

    Snickers may satisfy people, but it takes brains to satisfy zombies, or Zums, as Tom Sawyer and the other characters who populate The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Undead by Don Borchert and Mark Twain call them. In this volume, you’ll find practically the entire novel Mark Twain wrote, plus the...

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    The Genius Wars by Catherine Jinks – review

    Being a boy genius can have lots of benefits, but also drawbacks. If you don’t believe it, just ask Cadel Greeniaus of Catherine Jinks’ The Genius Wars, the third novel in her trilogy about Cadel. Using one’s knowledge for evil, as Cadel did in Evil Genius, the first book in the series,...

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