Search Results: "Clement Clarke Moore"


BOOK REVIEW

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by XIMAD
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 8, 2011

"For nostalgic and literary purposes this app fits the bill, but beyond that there's nothing that warrants labeling it a 'must-read.' (iPad storybook app. 3-8)"
A handsomely illustrated, moderately interactive portrayal of the famous poem. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement Clarke Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"The Victorian setting is complemented by an old-fashioned typeface and a tall, painted clock noting the midnight hour next to each verse of the poem. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-7)"
A most unusual title page sets the magical tone for this distinctive interpretation of Moore's classic Christmas poem. Read full book review >

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TEXAS GOTHIC by Rosemary Clement-Moore
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 12, 2011

"This engaging mystery has plenty of both paranormal and romance, spiced with loving families and satisfyingly packed with self-sufficient, competent girls. (Paranormal mystery. 12-15)"
A pragmatic heroine must confront her magical side to save the day, find the ghost, win the boy and corral the goats. Read full book review >

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FANTASY
Released: Aug. 26, 2008

"Maggie's snarky humor and quirky personality keeps this novel's first half light, but the second takes a dark, page-turning twist as Maggie is forced to figure out and destroy the ancient source of the sisters' power. (Horror. YA)"
Supernaturally perceptive teen Maggie Quinn battles evil again in this sequel (Prom Dates from Hell, 2007), which fast forwards to her first semester at Bedivere University (BU), where, to Maggie's surprise, she finds herself rushing campus sororities. Read full book review >

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SPIRIT AND DUST by Rosemary Clement-Moore
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2013

"Another smart Goodnight caper. (Paranormal mystery. 13 & up)"
A ghost-whispering 17-year-old is roped into a cinematic showdown between the FBI and the mob. Read full book review >

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PROM DATES FROM HELL by Rosemary Clement-Moore
FANTASY
Released: March 13, 2007

"Fun, but with gaps. (Fiction. YA)"
When geeky Stanley Dozer asks Maggie Quinn to the senior prom, she isn't thrilled, and things only get worse when, as she rejects him, a group of popular students dubbed the "Jocks and Jessicas" begin bullying him. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"An introduction by the illustrator offers some insights into his intriguing family history. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Christmas Eve in a snowy New England village of yesteryear is the setting for this version of the holiday poem, illustrated by Moses in a folk-art style similar to that of his great-grandmother, the beloved artist known as Grandma Moses. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Engelbreit fans will find this a delectable holiday treat. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Engelbreit (Over the River and through the Woods,1994) has legions of devoted adult fans who will adore sharing this oversized, traditional treatment of the beloved Christmas poem. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"A traditional but beautifully executed treatment of an old favorite. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Moore's familiar 1822 poem in a handsome large format. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"The entire book is exquisitely designed, from the vibrant hand-cut letters on the cover to the final spread with the amazed family watching Santa's sleigh in silhouette against a full golden moon. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Isadora continues her series of traditional tales recast in African settings with this novel interpretation of the classic poem. Read full book review >

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’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Not an exceptional edition of the poem but an accessible one. (Picture book. 2-6)"
This import from Great Britain features an extra-large format and sweet, soft-focus illustrations in a cheery interpretation of the favorite Christmas poem. Read full book review >