Search Results: "Anne Margaret Lewis"


BOOK REVIEW

THE RUNAWAY SANTA by Anne Margaret Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Send this Santa back to the North Pole, and let Mrs. Claus run away on her own vacation. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Santa Claus wants to explore the world, so he sets off on a series of adventurous trips, with a lot of assistance from Mrs. Claus. Read full book review >

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THE RUNAWAY PUMPKIN by Anne Margaret Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Little ones just beginning to celebrate Halloween are sure to chime in on the repeated refrain, 'you are my little pumpkin,' and be inspired to dream up all the exciting things they can take part in during Halloween night. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When a little pumpkin tells his mother about all the adventures he wants to have on Halloween, she makes loving preparations so that he will have the best time ever. Read full book review >

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FLY BLANKY FLY by Anne Margaret Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"A cozy last spread finds a sleeping Sam cuddling his beloved blanky: cheerful adventure with a most agreeable end. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A bubbly boy, his adventurous imagination and one brightly hued blanky make for an exuberant bedtime tale. Read full book review >

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PUDDLE JUMPERS by Anne Margaret Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"The cheery, yellow-slickered tot brims with child exuberance. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little boy imagines himself with many animals as he jumps into a puddle. Read full book review >

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WOOLVS IN THE SITEE by Margaret Wild
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Provocative reading. (Picture book. 10-12)"
Semi-phonetic spelling and slashing, ominous art add powerful notes of anxiety and otherness to this eerie psychodrama. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ACORNA by Anne McCaffrey
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 1997

"More fantasy than science fiction with a bustling yet flimsy plot, lots of scene-shifting, stereotyped characters, and the McCaffrey hallmark to pull in the crowds."
First of a projected series from the authors of a previous collaboration, PartnerShip (a 1992 mass market). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Lifelong equestrian Hambleton makes an impressive outing as a first-time author of juvenile fiction, weaving her knowledge and love of horses, horsemanship and the world of competitive racing into a moving narrative that will keep fellow horse-loving readers of any age enthralled."
An outstanding debut novel for young people by retired amateur steeplechase jockey Hambleton, who uses her knowledge of horses and the equestrian world to tell of the tragedies and triumphs that befall a thoroughbred racehorse—from the horse's point of view. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 1996

"Despite some minor imperfections, a major, even seminal work. (8 color, 39 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A massively erudite, groundbreaking revision of the novel's historical development. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG CAT DREAMING by Margaret Wild
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"A dream that fades when the last page is turned, unlikely to be summoned again. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Wild (Old Pig, 1996, etc.) spins sugar in this story, further saturated by Spudvilas's oil paintings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MASHA AND THE FIREBIRD by Margaret Bateson Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Fans of Baba Yaga stories will be delighted. (Picture book. 7-9)"
In this original story modeled on traditional Eastern European folktales, a young egg painter is enlisted by the Firebird to disguise the four Eggs of Earth, Air, Water, and Fire so that Baba Yaga cannot find them. Read full book review >