Search Results: "Claudine Carmel"


BOOK REVIEW

JOURNEY by Claudine Carmel
written and illustrated by Claudine Carmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"An appealing, encouraging picture book."
In this illustrated children's tale, two friends go on a ballooning adventure. Read full book review >

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Released: July 1, 2015

"A charming, wildly imaginative introduction to a brave new girl."
In this fanciful picture book, a birthday disappears and a little girl must get it back. Read full book review >

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Released: July 2, 2015

"A wild tale helmed by a charmingly clever kid."
Child heroine Lucy Lick-Me-Not is back, and this time, she's taking on the seasons and the lack of a white Christmas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BLUEBIRD CAFE by Carmel Bird
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 1991

"Bird manages in brief sections to construct an odd and endearing place, filled with its unique inhabitants: a sweet-natured looking- glass version of Twin Peaks."
A first novel from Australian writer Bird about a Tasmanian town, its inhabitants, and a replica of a town built under a glass dome: a delightful fable whose parts fit together with the integrity of a Joseph Cornell miniature. Read full book review >

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DICTIONARY OF WITCHES by Grégoire  Solotareff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"A surprising treat with a cackle on every page, this is a perfect book for Halloween or any day ending in Y. (Picture book. 6-adult)"
French artist and author Solotareff provides readers of most ages with an alphabetical guide to identifying, understanding, and avoiding the witch community. Read full book review >

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DAISY JANE, BEST-EVER FLOWER GIRL! by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 24, 2007

"Short, quick-moving chapters dotted with delightful girly illustrations make this a perfect choice for many new readers who love to play dress up and imagine the glamour of being in a wedding. (Early reader. 4-7)"
Here comes the bride . . . and the flower girl. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 8, 1998

"Replete with candid accounts and sensitive musings."
paper 0-375-70011-0 A lively collection of essays on the theme of being biracial and bicultural in contemporary American society. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 19, 1995

"Outstanding food, inventive combinations, difficult preparations—but isn't that what we go to restaurants for? (50 line drawings and 8 pages color photos, not seen)"
Burke, executive chef at New York City's chi-chi Park Avenue Cafe, and cookbook author Reingold have done a superb job of translating Burke's original vision into book form. Read full book review >

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HATTIE MAE’S HALLOWEEN by Claudine C. Wargel
Released: Nov. 19, 2014

"An idealized version of childhood that may be comforting to some readers but slow going for others."
A nostalgic middle-grade fiction debut by Wargel about a young girl living on a Midwestern farm with her parents and two brothers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU BIG AND ME SMALL by Grégoire  Solotareff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"This attempt to convey big ideas enjoys little success. (Picture book. 3-6)"