Search Results: "Trilogy Studios"


BOOK REVIEW

DESPICABLE ME: STORYBOOK by Trilogy Studios
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2012

"More a memento than a spinoff that will stand on its own—and readers who have seen the movie will be disappointed at how much has been left out. (iPad movie tie-in app. 6-8)"
A drastically abbreviated version of the 2010 film, with occasional interactive elements and a pair of mildly entertaining side features. Read full book review >

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TRILOGY by Truman Capote
Released: Sept. 29, 1969

"That might give it a special (if limited) fourth audience."
This book is a case study of the process by which these stories found expression in three different media." Read full book review >

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HAROLD AT THE NORTH POLE by Crockett Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 29, 2011

"A refreshingly simple and entertaining winter playground for busy fingers. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
Harold and his magic purple crayon rescue Santa (and thus Christmas) from the grip of a Christmas Eve blizzard. Read full book review >

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HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON by Crockett Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 30, 2011

"Readers will be charmed as Harold draws himself in and out of trouble and finally home to bed in this subtle blend of animation and story. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
Harold takes a walk in the moonlight down the path of imagination and although this time the bunnies hop and the winds blow, nothing of the dreamy simplicity of the journey is lost. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SANTA COW STUDIOS by Cooper Edens
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A good book for those with a cow fetish or fans of the previous titles; not to everyone's taste. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The Santa Cows (Santa Cows, 1991, etc.) return to give the Schwartz family a tour of Hollywood, playing out spoofs of familiar movies—Star Cows, Cowsablanca, and Jurassic Cows—and ending up in an extended parody: It's an Udderful Life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 15, 2016

"An engrossing and moving adventure about a British hunting expedition in the American West."
An ambitious historical novel, set in the Rocky Mountains circa 1844, delivers a diverse cast of characters: English nobility, Native Americans, a group of orphans, and mountain men. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TRILOGY OF TWO by Juman Malouf
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"A sketchy, underthought epic, as mannered and artificial as the illustrations. (Fantasy. 12-15)"
In this ambitious debut, two preteen circus musicians visit hidden worlds and uncover not only family secrets, but a scheme to rob this world's children of all their talents. Read full book review >

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CANADIAN RAILROAD TRILOGY by Gordon Lightfoot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

Sir John A. Macdonald once envisioned what Gordon Lightfoot called "an iron road runnin' from the sea to the sea"—the Canadian Pacific Railway, begun in 1885. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ARMSTRONG TRILOGY by Roy Heath
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 1994

"The result is harrowing in its simplicity and cumulative force."
A spare, bleak saga of two generations in the life of a Guyanese family struggling for respectability but unable to snatch any but the most fleeting moments of happiness. Read full book review >

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THE HEAVEN TREE TRILOGY by Edith Pargeter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 1993

"A quite grand affair."
A robust and majestically peopled and paced medieval trilogy— a stormy tale of thunderous dark passions and spiritual triumphs— in a one-volume collection of two hitherto-out-of-print novels and one never-before published here: from the author, as Ellis Peters, of the hugely popular Brother Cadfael mysteries. Read full book review >