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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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 >

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ONE SCARY NIGHT by Antoine Guilloppé
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Guilloppé creates real suspense with spare graphics, dramatic pacing and ominous perspectives, offering abundant opportunities for creative storytelling in this innovative, visually arresting tale of one truly scary, but happy-ending night. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this wordless black-and-white picture book, a bundled-up boy walks through the woods one winter night. Read full book review >

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NAMING THE JUNGLE by Antoine Volodine
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"An unconventional look at the embattled human manifestations of amorphously large events—and a pleasing debut by a writer from whom we'll surely hear more."
Intensely imagined evocation of post-revolutionary Latin America, from an acclaimed French novelist whose work appears here in English translation for the first time. Read full book review >

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SUNDAY by Synthia Saint James
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Very young members of the picture-book set may want to connect more directly with the people pictured and grow weary of the facelessness, but older children will find the bold use of color and shapes appealing. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The design is the thing in this celebration of the activities of an African-American family, by the illustrator of Karen English's Neeny Coming, Neeny Going (1995). Read full book review >

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Released: May 6, 2013

"An introspective plan for those looking to break the cycle of failed relationships."
In his seventh book, Saint Rain (4 Tools of Emotional Healing, 2012, etc.) aims to help readers reconsider what they're searching for in a loving relationship. Read full book review >

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THE ARROW FINDS ITS MARK by Georgia Heard
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 27, 2012

"Students may not be convinced these are real poems, but they'll enjoy creating them anyway, whatever they are. (Poetry. 8-12)"
Found poems can be found right here in a small anthology of original poems. Read full book review >

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THREE BIRD SUMMER by Sara St. Antoine
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Despite an ending that borders on convenient, this spirited novel seamlessly combines endings and beginnings against the beautiful backdrop of a lake in summer. (Fiction. 9-12)"
At a peaceful summertime lakeside retreat, three generations come to terms with growing up, growing old and letting go. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"An extensive essay on the ecological makeup, habitats, plants, and animals wraps it all up. (bibliography, author's notes, list of parks and preserves, map, not seen) (Anthology. 12+)"
A century ago, collections of intelligent anthologies for children graced bookshelves, encompassing titles like The World and Its People and The Outdoor Book. Read full book review >