Search Results: "Caroline Stutson"


BOOK REVIEW

CAROLINE by Sarah Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"Beguiling, pulse-pounding historical fiction."
The Ingalls family loads everything they own onto a wagon and heads west from Wisconsin to the unsettled Kansas Territory, but this time, the tale is told from Caroline's perspective. Read full book review >

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COWPOKES by Caroline Stutson
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"It is a fusion of text and art that works admirably well. (Picture book. 2-4)"
PLB 0-688-13974-4 Stutson's rhymed depiction of the cowboy's life on the range is merry, but the watercolor locales steal the show. Read full book review >

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PIRATE PUP by Caroline Stutson
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"This rowdy, rousing yarn will be a real treasure for any pirate enthusiast or young adventurer. (Picture book. 4-7)"
These are no ordinary pirates. Read full book review >

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BY THE LIGHT OF THE HALLOWEEN MOON by Caroline Stutson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"A must. (Picture book. 4-10)"
Stutson's first is a catchy, lilting cumulative tale with glorious comical/scary illustrations. Read full book review >

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BLUE CORN SOUP by Caroline Stutson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A mostly delectable choice for late fall/early winter readings. (recipe) (Picture book. 3-6)"
On a snowy afternoon, a mouse grandmother's cooking aromas attract the noses of her neighbors. Read full book review >

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CATS’ NIGHT OUT by Caroline Stutson
ANIMALS
Released: March 23, 2010

"Playful and silly, the text takes readers from two to 20 cats; quibble aside, a comely counting book. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Sounds of jazz, blues, the twist and the tango drift through a city's streets as coupled cats cavort on a Saturday night. Read full book review >

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NIGHT TRAIN by Caroline Stutson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"The oversized format and consistent use of double spreads make this an ideal addition to story hours with train or travel themes. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little boy and his father take the night train to visit Grandma in this rhyming story told with few words and huge, double-page-spread illustrations. Read full book review >

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AFTER CAROLINE by Kay Hooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1996

"Nothing groundbreaking here, but Joanna is a likably quirky heroine, and the suspense is sustained admirably right up to the very end."
Paperback veteran Hooper comes through with thrills, chills, and plenty of romance in her second hardcover (after Amanda, 1995), this time with an energetic—if formulaic—murder mystery with a clever twist. Read full book review >

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PRAIRIE PRIMER A TO Z by Caroline Stutson
ABC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"It's extremely old-fashioned in sensibility and may not find an audience among the rough-and-ready preschool set. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Stutson's rhyming alphabet book works its way over the prairie landscape. Read full book review >

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A CHRISTMAS CAROLINE by Kyle Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2006

"The Scrooge is the same, but the message is muffled."
A chick-lit tweak of the Dickens classic. Read full book review >

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WHAT CAROLINE KNEW by Caryn James
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2006

"As this story's heroine evolves from being merely boring to fundamentally loathsome, so too does her tale."
In her second novel (Glorie, 1998), a New York Times culture critic travels back to the 1920s to tell a story of uptown society and the downtown art scene. Read full book review >