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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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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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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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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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 >

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WILF THE MIGHTY WORRIER BATTLES A PIRATE by Georgia Pritchett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Wilf's determined efforts to confront and overcome his fears add a bit of subtext, but the series is already treading water in its second episode. (Farce. 9-11)"
Once again wimpy Wilf has to overcome some of his many phobias to save the planet from the "biddly boddly baddest most evil man in the whole wide worlderoony." Read full book review >