Search Results: "Anne Burrell"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A spirited cookbook that will lead to fun and flavor at home."
A popular Food Network personality offers detailed recipes to help home chefs rock the kitchen. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1997

"And in any event, you have to like a book that includes not only the usual run of great texts, from the Golden Rule to the Postal Service motto, but also the Mafia initiation oath and—a real treasure—the creed of the Elvis Presley Imitators International Association."
A study of American ideals wrapped up in a spirited anthology of key texts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 11, 2005

"A broad and revealing study of a little-known and often unflattering chapter of science."
An examination of the scientific fad of collecting brains of the famous in hopes of discovering the key to their genius. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Compassionate, useful reading related by an expert in his field."
A renowned neurologist examines some important questions: "[W]hat does it mean to be the patient faced with these seismic problems, and how is a connection made with the physician who embodies the knowledge that can make it better?" Read full book review >

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ALL THAT GLITTERS
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for The Gold-Son by Carrie Anne Noble

Cover Story: Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave
BFF Charms: Oda Mae Brown, Natalie Imbruglia
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Folkloric
Bonus Factor: Leprechauns
Anti-Bonus Factor: Awful Grownups
Relationship Status: Hiding My Valuables

Cover Story: Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

When first we practice to deceive … or ...


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BOOK REVIEW

HIS ROYAL MAJESTY OF THE MUSHROOMS by Katherine Ferrier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"A recipe for hazelnut fondant (1 cup hazelnut flour, 5 eggs!) caps this latest outing to the bustling hotel in an appropriately delectable way. (Graphic fantasy. 7-11)"
Being monarch of the mushroom people turns out to require more than just giving orders and chowing down on sweets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN YOU ARE CAMPING by Anne Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Just right. (Picture book. 3-6)"
So many things to do in the great outdoors! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RED SCARF by Anne Villeneuve
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2010

"A plucky and fully enjoyable adventure. (Picture book. 4-8)"
It's just another day for Turpin, a mouse taxi driver, until a mysterious passenger leaves a red scarf behind. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUNNY’S EASTER EGG by Anne Mortimer
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Still, there's not much that will endure here—it's as sweet as a chocolate egg and will last about as long. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Bunny is tired after a long night distributing Easter eggs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AT THE FIREHOUSE by Anne Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Rockwell at her best: lively, informative, and tuned to the sorts of details that fascinate younger children. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-7)"
Fledgling readers will happily tag along as a firefighter squires two young visitors through firehouse doors for a glimpse behind the scenes and chances to sit behind the wheels of a pumper truck and a ladder truck. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POSSUM'S HARVEST MOON by Anne Hunter
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"The animals sit inside the page borders like toys inside a box; these diorama-like nighttime scenes, with a huge harvest moon hovering above the horizon, have a hushed mystery that enhances the charms of the text. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Possum wakes up one autumn evening and sees the biggest moon ever—a moon that calls for a pre-hibernation celebration. Read full book review >