Search Results: "Chris Mould"


BOOK REVIEW

PIP AND THE TWILIGHT SEEKERS by Chris Mould
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Children who read this wretched stuff may grow up to write like this—don't let it happen. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
There are murky goings-on in Hangman's Hollow and Spindlewood Forest as Pip, Frankie and Toad continue the tale begun in Pip and the Wood Witch Curse (2012). Read full book review >

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CAPTAIN BEASTLIE'S PIRATE PARTY by Lucy Coats
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"If you're going to select only one revolting, repulsive pirate book, this is arrrr-guably the best. (Picture book. 3-7)"
'Tis a bonny disgusting birthday celebration, it is! Read full book review >

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PIP AND THE WOOD WITCH CURSE by Chris Mould
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Confusion reigns. (Fantasy.8-12)"
Children are an endangered species in Hangman's Hollow, a town under siege from dark and malevolent forces in this first book of a planned trilogy. Read full book review >

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SOMETHING WICKEDLY WEIRD by Chris Mould
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Fine fare for fans of the likes of Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell's Far-Flung Adventures series or Philip Ardagh's Eddie Dickens trilogy. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
A prolific British illustrator makes a rare foray across the pond with this faintly Gothic series opener. Read full book review >

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VESUVIUS POOVIUS by Kes Gray
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 15, 2004

"As chain-pullers go, it could be worse, as there are occasional lumps of cleverness—but delicacy has definitely gone down the tubes. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Lovers of caca-poopoo humor will be in hog heaven with this imported tale of an inventor who takes on Ancient Rome's pongiest problem. Read full book review >

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ONE MAN WENT TO MOW... by Rose Impey
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2009

"Still, clear as Spot's actions are, the men's accomplishments are murkier, making this one ultimately forgettable. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A digging pooch turns a meadow into a field of buried treasure. Read full book review >

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A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS by Matt Haig
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Like stockings hung by the fire, this spellbinding opus may well become a yuletide tradition. (Fantasy. 6-13)"
Young Nikolas has a grand adventure while discovering his magical destiny as Father Christmas. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS by Matt Haig
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 2017

"With a little bit of naughty and a lot of nice, this Christmastime yarn is a veritable sugarplum. (Fantasy. 6-13)"
Orphaned chimney sweep Amelia loses everything, including hope, leaving Christmas in dire jeopardy. Read full book review >

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ANTS IN MY PANTS by Wendy Mould
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 17, 2001

"Mould's lovely line-and-wash drawing keep this contest of wills from ever having too sharp an edge. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Talk about imaginary friends—this entire bestiary is conjured to rescue Jacob from a morning of shopping with his mother. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 1, 2010

"Informative and fun."
An insider's look at the exciting and unpredictable "discovered masterpiece" side of the art world. Read full book review >

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POSTCARDS FROM STANLAND by David H. Mould
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"As a genial travel guide, Mould, an academic who doesn't write like an academic, shows how one should resist the temptations to stereotype a culture too easily and understand it too quickly."
An illuminating travelogue through Central Asia. Read full book review >

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TIN by Chris Judge
by Chris Judge, illustrated by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Just plain fun. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Big brother Tin must rescue his wandering little sister. Read full book review >