Search Results: "Andrew Fusek Peters"


BOOK REVIEW

THE COLOR THIEF by Andrew Fusek Peters
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Subtle as a rock but likely to be more effective than many other bibliotherapeutic titles. (Picture book. 6-9)"
The colors leach out of a child's bright world when his father is afflicted with depression. Will they ever return? Read full book review >

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ANIMALS ABOARD! by Andrew Fusek Peters
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Lots of fun, and a storytime must. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Prolific author Peters teams up with Coplestone for this toddler-friendly frolic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NO-NO BIRD by Andrew Fusek Peters
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"While it hardly replaces Pierre, knowing youngsters who have hurled the N-word parentward once too often may get a chuckle. (Picture book. 3-6)"
"Have you not heard? / I'm the famous No-No Bird," twitters the eponymous avian haughtily to several would-be forest friends who invite him to play with them in this slim English import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TIGER AND THE WISE MAN by Andrew Fusek Peters
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2005

"A lively alternative to the more formalized likes of Suzanne Crowder Han's Rabbit's Judgment (1994), illustrated by Yumi Heo. (Picture book/folktale. 7-9)"
Sprightly storytelling and cartoon art featuring a huge, vibrantly colored tiger set this version of a familiar tale apart from other renditions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POETRY
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Best of all, the poetry's mild, steady rhythms will close little eyelids anywhere. (Poetry collection. Birth-5)"
From the traditional "Man in the Moon" and Vachel Lindsay's "The Moon's the North Wind's Cooky (What the Little Girl Said)" to Roger McGough's "First Rub of Dawn," this properly soporific companion to Here's a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry (2007, illustrated by Polly Dunbar) pairs 60 short, murmurous, night-themed poems or extracted verses to full-bleed, usually full-spread paintings awash in soft moonlight and gentle, dreamlike images. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Poseidon & Cleito by Andrew J. Peters
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 29, 2016

"A fresh twist on an old sea myth, complete with magic, intrigue, and plenty of old-school adventures."
A novel offers a historical reimagining of ancient tribes, the story of Atlantis, and the man who would become known as Poseidon, Bridler of the Sea. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Werecat: The Rearing by Andrew J. Peters
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 27, 2013

"An innovative take on the shape-shifter genre; this first offering in a gay fantasy series should garner a large following."
In Peters' first installment of a planned fantasy series, a newly turned shape-shifter strives to maintain his humanity while satisfying the demands of his creator and lover. Read full book review >

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MAKING UP HISTORY (BUT MAKING IT FEEL REAL)
by Claiborne Smith

When debut authors talk about their struggles to get published, their stories usually boil down to a dramatic tale of numbers, despite the literary context: X number of writing workshops they attended, X number of years spent working on the debut, X number of rejections from agents or publishers. Andrew Hilleman, whose electric, compelling debut novel, World, Chase Me Down ...


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GLORIOUS BASTARDS
by Thea James

I look around, from face to face. We all knew the same thing. We were in this together.

Until the very end.

Sixteen-year-old Tilla is the daughter of Lord Kent, preeminent noble of the Western Province. She is also a bastard—and try as she might to impress her father, there’s no changing the fact that her mother was a lowly ...


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BOOK REVIEW

STRANGE CREATURES by David Peters
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 1992

"Index. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
A gallery of bizarre denizens, past and present, with vibrantly colorful illustrations and intriguing facts. Read full book review >