Search Results: "Bernhard Aichner"


BOOK REVIEW

WOMAN OF THE DEAD by Bernhard Aichner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Gory, explicit, and crammed with dialogue that is often profane as well as curt, this tale of a woman brimming with hate and vengeance won't be for everyone."
Bloody corpses and an intriguing protagonist combine to flesh out Aichner's violent tale. Read full book review >

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EAGLES by Emery Bernhard
ANIMALS
Released: March 15, 1994

"An excellent introduction. (Nonfiction. 6-10)"
Like the Bernhards' Ladybug and Dragonfly, a succinct yet surprisingly comprehensive portrayal of an interesting species. Read full book review >

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DRAGONFLY by Emery Bernhard
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

"Glossary. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 4-9)"
In the same format as their Ladybug (1992), the Bernhards present another interesting and useful insect. Read full book review >

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HOW SNOWSHOE HARE RESCUED THE SUN by Emery Bernhard
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

Retold from a Siberian tale included in James Riordan's The Sun Maiden and the Crescent Moon, a story incorporating the theme of a small animal completing a mission where his powerful neighbors have failed. Read full book review >

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THE WAY OF THE WILLOW BRANCH by Emery Bernhard
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1996

"The overall effect is serene but cool, distancing even to those who appreciate the idea behind the book. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The eventful journey of a willow branch that is snapped from a tree in a storm. Read full book review >

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SPOTTED EAGLE AND BLACK CROW by Emery Bernhard
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 1993

"More serious than many of the recent editions of Native American stories; a fine contribution. (Folklore/Picture book. 6-12)"
A heroic tale of two warriors. Read full book review >

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TO AND FRO FAST AND SLOW by Durga Bernhard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Unfortunately, Bernhard's second foray into the world of opposites is less successful than her first (Earth, Sky, Wet, Dry, 2000). (Picture book. 3-7)"
Balancing city and country scenes, this is a collection of opposites, both stated and unstated. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 1994

Watakame loves to work. Read full book review >

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REINDEER by Emery Bernhard
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 15, 1994

"A glossary adds to the usefulness of this fine book on a fascinating cold-weather creature. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 4-8)"
Collaborators on three other nature titles (Eagles, p. 392, etc.; The Girl Who Wanted to Hunt, see above), husband-and-wife team Emery and Durga Bernhard have joined again to create Reindeer, a factual account of the habits and lives of these marvelous horned animals. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO WANTED TO HUNT by Emery Bernhard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 1994

"A fun fable by the creators of Eagles (p. 392, etc.) and Reindeer (see below). (Folklore/Picture book. 4-8)"
In this Siberian variation on the evil stepmother story, Anga wants to be a courageous hunter like her father. Read full book review >

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A RIDE ON MOTHER'S BACK by Emery Bernhard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Many preschoolers won't sit still for all the facts, but they will love the pictures of babies sleeping, watching, participating; older children will find the information compelling and can locate more details in notes at the back. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In a work subtitled ``A Day of Baby Carrying Around the World,'' the Bernhards (The Way of the Willow Branch, p. 370, etc.) demonstrate the universal methods for keeping babies safe while people work and play. Read full book review >