Search Results: "Boni Ashburn"


BOOK REVIEW

I HAD A FAVORITE DRESS by Boni Ashburn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"A charming interpretation of an old story that will speak to young fashionistas. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A sprightly, modernized and girly version of the Jewish folktale "The Tailor," which also formed the foundation of Simms Taback's Caldecott-winning Joseph Had a Little Overcoat. Read full book review >

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THE CLASS by Boni Ashburn
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 5, 2016

"A reassuring peek that will assuage children's fears about their own first days and their classmates. (Picture book. 4-7)"
An original take on the first-day-of-school theme follows the 20 students that make up the titular kindergarten class as they get ready in the morning. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FORT THAT JACK BUILT by Boni Ashburn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Alas, no substitute for a real pretend fort. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Small Jack makes a fort in the living room with a number of household items that the rest of his family needs back. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 22, 2015

"Ego aside, a highly pertinent, applicable how-to for business leaders."
An expert at business turnarounds shares his method for advancement. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PICASSO by Stefano Loria
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 1996

"Otherwise, this is an exceptional, captivating book for art lovers and neophytes alike. (chronology, list of works and locations, index) (Biography. 8+)"
A book that must set a standard for its kind, combining the best elements of museum retrospectives, field trips, and studio visits while providing a ringside seat to the intellectual life of the Paris art world in the early 1900s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BAROSAURUS by William Lindsay
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1993

"Fact section; list of sauropod displays in US museums; world map of diplodocid fossil finds; glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
For dinosaur-enthusiasts, 100+ color photos and drawings in an oversized look at an enormous plant-eating relative of Apatosaurus. Read full book review >