Search Results: "Charlotte Middleton"


BOOK REVIEW

NIBBLES by Charlotte Middleton
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2010

"Published as Christopher Nibble in the United Kingdom in 2009, this should please readers on this side of the Atlantic as well. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Like all the other guinea pigs in Dandeville, Nibbles loves dandelion leaves, eating them for every meal until they've nearly disappeared—there's only one left! Read full book review >

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NIBBLES' GARDEN by Charlotte Middleton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"While this lacks the science found in many other caterpillar-to-butterfly titles, it has a charm that cannot be replicated. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Discouraged by the caterpillars eating the dandelion leaves he worked so hard to grow in his first adventure (Nibbles, 2010), Nibbles and his new neighbor, Posie, decide to keep them as pets. Read full book review >

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TABITHA’S TERRIFICALLY TOUGH TOOTH by Charlotte Middleton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"Accompanied by her faithful feline, Tabitha is as much fun to watch as she is to read about. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Middleton's quirky debut features a spunky heroine and her troublesome, tenacious tooth. Read full book review >

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ENRICO STARTS SCHOOL by Charlotte Middleton
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2004

A conventional message, served up with unusual simplicity and low-key humor. Read full book review >

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DO YOU STILL LOVE ME? by Charlotte Middleton
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"That Dudley comes round to Pequito's presence is never in doubt, but the magnificently heroic way in which he does that is immensely satisfying, both to Dudley and to the reader. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The old new-sibling/pet-in-the-house formula is given an original twist when Pequito the chameleon moves in, disturbing Dudley the dog's sublime peace. Read full book review >

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SUMMER BEAT by Betsy Franco
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2007

"This sunny enterprise is capped off with nice, non-linear design that features varied type fonts and the creative placement of words on the big pages. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Poet and anthologist Franco combines rhyming couplets with alliterative sound effects and dialogue in an energetic tribute to the sensations of summer. Read full book review >

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LUCKY SOCKS by Carrie Weston
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Absolutely top drawer—even though Kevin didn't find his socks there. (Picture book. 4-6)"
This sly story about a little boy and his lucky socks is one of those genuine pleasures that bring an unexpected smile to your face. Read full book review >

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CHANGES AND CHANCES by Stanley Middleton
Released: July 30, 1992

Middleton, author of some 30 novels, here offers a sturdy, penetrating study of a man who ``doesn't seem to consider consequences'' and of the women who surround him, notably his housekeeper/lover. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 19, 1993

"Fly fishing meets the New Age in this uneven work that veers from the sublimely ridiculous to the heart-rendingly profound."
Amid his mother's dying from brain cancer, the loss of his job, and a doctor's diagnosis that his case of the ``meat bucket blues'' was ``treatable'' depression, Middleton (On the Spine of Time, 1991, etc.) finds renewal in fishing the wild waters of cold mountain streams. Read full book review >

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BRIEF GARLANDS by Stanley Middleton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"A quite celebration of the examined life lived with rueful acceptance."
A slice-of-life quietly chronicles the ways domestic lives are roiled by unexpected changes and losses that challenge a retired couple's good intentions. Read full book review >

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DARKANSAS by Jarret Middleton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A subversive twist on Southern myths that's surprisingly rich in its execution."
Two brothers return home to rural Arkansas to face their ordained destiny. Read full book review >

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Released: May 12, 1989

First-time author Middleton tackles the life of Alexandra David-Neel, the first Western woman to enter the forbidden land of Tibet. Read full book review >