Search Results: "Antoine de Saint-Exupéry"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LITTLE PRINCE by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Released: April 6, 1943

"They are being printed in color — and the text simultaneously, in French and English."
The door's wide open on my guess as to how this will sell. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 2009

"Too cool for its own good. (Pop-up/fiction. 10 & up)"
"[E]yes are blind. You have to look with the heart," says the little prince, which makes this pop-up edition of the 1943 classic a bit of an odd duck. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 27, 2014

"Extraordinary and wonderful. (Picture book/biography. 6-12)"
What was essential about one golden-haired boy in love with flying becomes visible in Sís' richly visual biographical portrait of French writer and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Read full book review >

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IN SEARCH OF THE LITTLE PRINCE by Bimba Landmann
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2014

"A gift to young readers with adventurous, poetic souls. (Picture book/biography. 6-11)"
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry might have loved young readers had he grown old and continued writing—certainly there's much for children to love about the daring French aviator. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 3, 2001

"A passionate, dreamlike memoir that draws you into its reverie."
A literary memoir from the wife of one of the most beloved figures in children's literature. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAINT MAZIE by Jami Attenberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2015

"Too much concept and not enough story, but Mazie might win your heart anyway with her tough-talking mensch-iness."
Early 20th-century New York and its denizens portrayed through the fictional diary of a nonfictional heroine. Read full book review >

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SAINT PAUL by David Self
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2010

"The most glaring omission is the lack of a chart of the Bible books that are attributed to Paul; only a vague reference indicates that Paul's letters are found in the New Testament. (Religion. 8-12)"
What we know of the complicated life of this early Christian missionary is related through several books in the New Testament. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Relentlessly enjoyable, and enhanced by the author's absolute refusal to keep even a shred of his dignity intact."
Alternative music's most obsessed-about icon gets the business from an appropriately obsessed fan. Read full book review >

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SAINT VALENTINE by Ann Tompert
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"A lovely valentine. (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
Tompert has done an expert job of weaving the tiny strands of fact about the life of Saint Valentine with the lovely legends that have grown around his name into a bright volume that also provides a glimpse into Roman life and Christian persecution. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1995

"Unfortunately, like Foucault's work itself, probably too arcane for a general readership."
A self-described ``worshipper'' of Foucault takes on critics of the philosopher in two interrelated essays dealing with Foucault's sexual politics and his biographers. Read full book review >

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SAINT VALENTINE by Robert Sabuda
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 30, 1992

"Historical note. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 6-9)"
The most interesting feature of this retelling of a story about a saint martyred in A.D. 270 is the art, a meticulous re- creation of the medium of its subject's period. Read full book review >