Search Results: "Amy Prince"


BOOK REVIEW

DIEGO by Jonah Winter
by Jonah Winter, translated by Amy Prince, illustrated by Jeanette Winter
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"An excellent beginning biography. (Biography/Picture book. 6-10)"
A bilingual life of the great Mexican muralist Diego Rivera, weighted toward his early life (he was a poor scholar whose sympathetic parents provided plenty of artistic materials and sent him to art school quite young) and his pride in his heritage. Read full book review >

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TOMBOY by Liz Prince
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Spectacular; a book to make anyone think seriously about society's preordained gender roles (Graphic memoir. 14 & up)"
Prince explores what it means to be a tomboy in a magnificently evocative graphic memoir. Read full book review >

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I SAW AN ANT IN A PARKING LOT by Joshua Prince
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

"He wanders across wide open pavement and, at the end, sits possessively atop a luscious-looking doughnut that is the best thing in this uninspired reprise. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Displaying a positive zest for partial rhymes, broken rhythms and ornate phrasing ("O faster ant! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 31, 1996

"Prince Michael quickly spoils the spooky atmosphere with genre novel scenarios and New Age effects. (Author tour)"
In time for Halloween, Prince Michael of Greece (Sultana, 1983) presents the dilettantish findings of his spirit-hunting. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT CIRCLE by Peter Prince
Released: July 1, 1997

"A modest work, then, precise, entertaining, but unsurprising."
British playwright and novelist Prince, in his first fiction to appear here, uses the constricted quarters of a steamship to explore human foibles and fancies, to mixed results. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 14, 1991

"The anchor of tradition, though, and of conformity to Jewish dietary law, makes this a lot more viable than the author's last offering, Francine Prince's New Diet for Life Cookbook (1989)."
What's new (besides the use of the food processor) about the variously Jewish recipes that Prince has devised for this collection? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 23, 2013

"Advice for achieving financial success by following the author's path and by purchasing the products and services he enthusiastically hawks in these pages."
A guide to finance and entrepreneurship, drawn from the author's personal experience. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1996

"If you rooted for anyone else during the '50s, skip it."
Prince (History/New York Univ.) turns both an academic's and a fan's eye on the great love of his youth, the Brooklyn Dodgers. Read full book review >

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THE UNDERSIDE OF JOY by Seré Prince Halverson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"Halverson avoids sentimentality, aiming for higher ground in this lucid and graceful examination of the dangers and blessings of familial bonds."
A poignant debut about mothers, secrets and sacrifices. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2001

"A sad tale of possible interest to royalty and history buffs."
The life of yet another star-crossed, crazy European royal, capably told by the blueblood author of Living with Ghosts (1996). Read full book review >

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THE WHITE NIGHT OF ST. PETERSBURG by Prince Michael of Greece
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A modestly intriguing pastime for royalty buffs, though one requiring a certain willing suspension of disbelief."
Another Romanov steps out of the shadows—and this time it appears to be the genuine article. Read full book review >