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 >

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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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FINDING THE STORY WITH CHRIS BARTON
by Julie Danielson

The “sneaky, stripy” camouflaged ships of World War I, painted with unconventional patterns so as to confuse the enemy, may be the subject at hand in Chris Barton’s new picture book, Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion, but it’s really about so much more. It’s also a book about information overload, changing technology, war strategy, art ...


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