Search Results: "Andy Pritchett"


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STICK! by Andy Pritchett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Nevertheless, brimming with enthusiasm, this playful story has a friendly, pleasant appeal. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A friendship is formed over a game of fetch in this simple story about finding joy in the unexpected. Read full book review >

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AT HOME AND ABROAD by V.S. Pritchett
Released: May 25, 1989

Here, Pritchett is sightseer, cultural psychoanalyst, and social critic in 14 travel essays that explore people and places on three continents. Read full book review >

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HELL’S BOTTOM, COLORADO by Laura Pritchett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"An intimacy and warmth in character and a knowing view of the land are great strengths here: an impressive small-scale study of family dynamics."
A debut collection of ten interlocking stories about several generations of a ranching family in the foothills of eastern Colorado. Read full book review >

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THE BLUE HOUR by Laura Pritchett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"An original meditation on sex, love, and death."
One man's death sends wide shock waves across a Colorado community. Read full book review >

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LASTING IMPRESSIONS: Essays 1961-1987 by V.S. Pritchett
Released: Nov. 30, 1990

In his 90th year, the short-story writer, biographer, and critic produces another collection of elegant essays. Read full book review >

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SKY BRIDGE by Laura Pritchett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2005

"A spare, almost-too-sweet story that displays Pritchett's gift for dialogue and compelling characters."
First-novelist Pritchett explores definitions of love and goodness in the same eastern Colorado hardscrabble landscape of her award-winning story collection (Hell's Bottom, Colorado, 2001). Read full book review >

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THE FIRST MUSIC by Dylan Pritchett
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"In an author's note, Pritchett offers helpful suggestions for listener participation. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Pritchett offers a stylish telling of an original how and why story. Read full book review >

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WILF THE MIGHTY WORRIER SAVES THE WORLD by Georgia Pritchett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A breezy mixture of low humor and high (if brief) suspense. (Farce. 9-11)"
The arrival next door of a villain bent on destroying the world adds further worries to a neurotic lad's already long list. Read full book review >

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ARCHIE THE DAREDEVIL PENGUIN by Andy Rash
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Silly and charming. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Archie's fearless and daring adventures have earned him the congratulations and admiration of the other penguins. Read full book review >

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DELIA'S DULL DAY by Andy Myer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Young readers will chuckle at Delia's cluelessness—and maybe think twice about their own assumptions. (Picture book. 4-9)"
An amusing visual riff on the frequent refrain "nothing ever happens to me." Read full book review >

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THE STARRY GIRAFFE by Andy Bergmann
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"A gracious, humorous exploration of generosity and gratitude. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A hungry giraffe plucks apple after apple for a steady stream of friends, until the tree is bare and she is tired—but she will eat soon! Read full book review >