Search Results: "Anthony Elson"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 5, 2017

"A thorough, authoritative postmortem, highly recommended for professional economists, scholars, and university students."
An international economist's deep dive into the causes, consequences, recovery, and lessons of the 2008-09 financial collapse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 11, 2013

"Anyone with a political or financial stake in the developing world should study this compelling, scholarly work."
A sweeping investigation into why two promising regions took such radically different paths. Read full book review >

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THE STOCKHOLM CASTLE MYSTERY by Joyce Elson Moore
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 12, 2015

"While there's nary a 'forsooth' or 'prithee' in the dialogue, the modern vernacular that Moore (The Tapestry Shop, 2010) uses is just as grating. And the hero, an amiable fellow with the requisite tragic past, just isn't a memorable presence in the castle or on the page."
In the debut of The Lute Player series, a Polish musician does more sleuthing than plucking in the court of Queen Christina of Sweden. Read full book review >

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ONE GORILLA by Anthony Browne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"The former British Children's Laureate has a simple point—'All primates. / All one family. / All my family… / and yours!'—and he makes it in a visually compelling way. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Browne really cranks up the color intensity in this gorgeous, large-trim portrait gallery of primates. Read full book review >

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MY BROTHER by Anthony Browne
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 6, 2007

"Perhaps a book about sisters is not far behind. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Having described a father and a mother in previous outings, Browne now moves on to the pleasures of having a male sibling. Read full book review >

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WILLY'S STORIES by Anthony Browne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"This chimp is a worthwhile companion; young readers will no doubt answer his call. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Ten classic tales serve as backdrops for one primate's book-hopping adventures at a local library. Read full book review >

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ME AND YOU by Anthony Browne
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 26, 2010

"Clever, thought-provoking and unsettling. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Goldilocks hits the big city in this nuanced take on the old favorite. Read full book review >

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MY MOM by Anthony Browne
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2005

"Although the theme is familiar, the sentiment is so pure that this tale will be a beloved addition to a family's repertoire of stories to treasure. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Browne crafts a heart-warming testimony to mothers, as told from a child's perspective. Read full book review >

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THE BIG BABY by Anthony Browne
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 1994

"As usual, Browne's fans will also enjoy discovering the sly surreal touches and artistic references in his exquisitely composed art. (Picture book. 4+)"
Continuing his campaign against the posturings and insensitivities of the adult male, Browne (Piggybook, 1986) caricatures John Young's dad, who's ``young for his age''—as exhibited in his clothes, hair styles, ``toys,'' fondness for loud music, and self-preoccupation. Read full book review >

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MY DAD by Anthony Browne
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 12, 2001

"This one has family favorite written all over it. (Picture book. All ages)"
Greenaway and Hans Christian Andersen medallist Browne presents a sweet-natured celebration of Dad in all his infinite variety. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RIGHT AND THE REAL by Joëlle Anthony
Released: April 26, 2012

"A thought-provoking but flawed look into cults and homelessness. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
The daughter of a well-to-do recovering alcoholic becomes homeless after her father joins a cult. Read full book review >