Search Results: "Christina Goodings"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LION BIBLE FOR ME by Christina Goodings
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"There aren't many collections of Bible stories for young children with such a concise text and attractive illustrations, and this could be used in creative ways with a wide age-range of children. (Picture book/religion. 3-7)"
A concise introduction to most of the best-known stories from the Christian Bible, with bright, cheery illustrations and a small trim designed for younger children. Read full book review >

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MY OWN LITTLE CHRISTMAS STORY by Christina Goodings
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A simple, satisfying presentation of the most important events in the Nativity story. (Picture book/religion. 3-7)"
This British import is a gentle, simplified retelling of the Nativity story for younger children, from a prolific author of Christian books for children. Read full book review >

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PEEK AND PLAY CHRISTMAS STORY by Christina Goodings
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"This introduction should please little ones and their parents alike. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Babies and toddlers can enjoy a simple introduction to the Christmas story with this cleverly constructed board book, which was first published in Great Britain. Read full book review >

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MY FIRST BIBLE STORIES by Christina Goodings
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"There is no other collection of Bible stories available with the combination of such simple retellings and attractive illustrations, making this an excellent starting place for younger children. (Picture book/religion. 2-5)"
Eleven familiar stories from the Christian Bible are presented for a preschool audience with bright, simple illustrations and just a few sentences encapsulating each story. Read full book review >

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I WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE BIBLE by Christina Goodings
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Parents and church-school teachers will find this a useful introduction to a complex subject for school-age children. (Religion. 7-11)"
This British import provides an accessible introduction to the Christian Bible, summarizing an amazing amount of material in a succinct and interesting manner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHRISTINA ROSSETTI by Jan Marsh
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1995

"The author's steady, sympathetic course through Rossetti's divided life enables readers to delve into the intense and original self most fully expressed in her poetry. (16 pages b&w photos and illustrations, not seen)"
An adept survey of the outwardly placid, internally conflicted life of an English counterpart to Emily Dickinson. Read full book review >

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CHRISTINA STEAD by Hazel Rowley
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A welcome study of an underrated author. (16 pages of photos, not seen)"
An absorbing biography that will help Stead's fans place her fiction in the context of her life and may well attract new readers to her work. Read full book review >

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KEEPING CHRISTINA by Sue Ellen Bridgers
FICTION
Released: June 30, 1993

"Though the language here rarely sparkles and the pace bogs down at times, Bridgers's accessible story will have real validity for those who've been used by Christina and her kind. (Fiction. 12- 16)"
We've all met them—the manipulators who contrive to turn families and friends against one another. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Correctly described by the author as 'a sad tale . . . of promise unfulfilled, and of strength thwarted by weakness,' but also as good a case as any against the existence of royalty. (Illustrations, not seen)"
Newcomer Buckley catches in all its peculiarity the life of a woman who abdicated Sweden's throne primarily because she couldn't stand all that pressure to get married. Read full book review >