Search Results: "Cindy Post Senning"


BOOK REVIEW

EMILY'S NEW FRIEND by Cindy Post Senning
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Readers who need some brushing up on making and keeping friends may find this latest in the Emily Post series helpful, although others may find Emily and Ethan's role-model-perfect manners more than a bit too much. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Ethan's move to Emily's town gives both children a chance to practice making and being a good friend. Read full book review >

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EMILY’S CHRISTMAS GIFTS by Cindy Post Senning
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Björkman's amusing watercolor-and-ink illustrations in his characteristic, loose style have a light, frothy appeal, conveying the excitement and emotion of the season, but they aren't enough to leaven the didactic text. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Senning and Post (both of the Emily Post Institute) continue their series on appropriate children's manners with this holiday offering starring their signature character, a girl appropriately named Emily. Read full book review >

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EMILY POST’S TABLE MANNERS FOR KIDS by Cindy Post Senning
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"While geared to those already possessing a few manners—what with concerns for lemon wedges and dessert forks—there's plenty to chew on here. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
This deceptively slim guide teems with advice about everything from meal courses to table settings, from the art of conversation to dining out. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AFTERTASTE by Andrew Post
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"A squishy bit of pulp horror with a hero whose loneliness just complements his lifelessness."
When a paranormal creature infiltrates a rural North Carolina backwater, a mysterious agency sends a dead guy to make things right, as one does. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Road to Walden North by Sheila Post
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2016

"A subtle novel that's a glowing testament to the enduring power of ideas."
Debut author Post crafts a whimsical tale about an academic's unexpected walk upon a road less traveled. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MORE SIMPLE SIGNS by Cindy Wheeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"An ideal first book on ASL, making self- instruction possible even for beginners. (Picture book. 4-9)"
A companion volume to Wheeler's earlier Simple Signs (1995, not reviewed, etc.), this cheerfully illustrated manual demonstrates the American Sign Language alphabet, plus signs for 31 basic words and phrases (e.g., stop, go, yes, please). Read full book review >

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CREEPY CRAWLIES by Hans Post
ANIMALS
Released: April 30, 2006

A young cat's idle tour of her house and yard draws together this introduction to the flies, fleas, mice, roaches, earwigs, birds and other common domestic denizens she—and readers—might encounter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MAGIC BOOTS by Scott Emerson
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Imagination is a powerful concept for a young child, and this simple parable about it leaves all the awe and mystery marvelously intact. (Fiction/Picture book. All ages)"
When a boy named William Wilkins puts on his red cowboy boots, his imagination can take him anywhere—to the Amazon River or the Wild West or the moon, flying on a magic carpet or camping out with a pack of jovial bears. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

West of Goose Island: A Chicago Story by Richard Stanley Post
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 30, 2013

"An earnest, occasionally shocking postcard from a vanished Chicago."
A memoir of growing up in a working-class Chicago neighborhood in the 1950s—an era the author remembers as "a good time to be a kid." Read full book review >

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THE NOAH COUNTDOWN by B. T. Post
Released: Oct. 13, 2008

"A merry, if uneven, romp through an end-times conspiracy."
A novel about the end of cheap energy features compelling characters, dysfunctional families and a good dose of black humor. Read full book review >