Search Results: "Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 3, 2001

"A passionate, dreamlike memoir that draws you into its reverie."
A literary memoir from the wife of one of the most beloved figures in children's literature. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLE PRINCE by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Released: April 6, 1943

"They are being printed in color — and the text simultaneously, in French and English."
The door's wide open on my guess as to how this will sell. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 2009

"Too cool for its own good. (Pop-up/fiction. 10 & up)"
"[E]yes are blind. You have to look with the heart," says the little prince, which makes this pop-up edition of the 1943 classic a bit of an odd duck. Read full book review >

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SUNDAY by Synthia Saint James
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Very young members of the picture-book set may want to connect more directly with the people pictured and grow weary of the facelessness, but older children will find the bold use of color and shapes appealing. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The design is the thing in this celebration of the activities of an African-American family, by the illustrator of Karen English's Neeny Coming, Neeny Going (1995). Read full book review >

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Released: May 6, 2013

"An introspective plan for those looking to break the cycle of failed relationships."
In his seventh book, Saint Rain (4 Tools of Emotional Healing, 2012, etc.) aims to help readers reconsider what they're searching for in a loving relationship. Read full book review >

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NO MIRRORS IN MY NANA'S HOUSE by Ysaye M. Barnwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Every scene embraces the exultations of the text; every page is an affectionate study in color, and an enhancement of Barnwell's words. (CD, not heard) (Picture book. 4-7)"
Barnwell's resplendent, inspiring sentiments are a perfect read-aloud or sing-along, and readers will instantly warm to the joyous protagonist, taught by her Nana to celebrate life. Read full book review >

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TUKAMA TOOTLES THE FLUTE by Phillis Gershator
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

"Endnote on sources and local references. (Folklore/Picture book. 4-7)"

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AMADI’S SNOWMAN by Katia Novet Saint-Lot
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 15, 2008

"Purposeful, yet without the heavy didacticism of some books on the topic of literacy, this tale shines a welcome light on cultural differences. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Snowmen are not often found in small towns in Nigeria, but Amadi discovers one in, of all places, a book! Read full book review >

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GREETINGS, SUN by Phillis Gershator
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"Action, emotion, and story are conveyed through thoughtful compositions and a grand use of vivid color. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Toddlers will delight in this cheerful, colorful rhyme that is easy to remember and easy to chant: ``The stars are hiding,/all but one./Good morning, good morning,/good morning, sun./Greetings, sun./Greetings, breeze./Greeting, toes./Greetings, knees.'' The couplets celebrate all aspects of daily life, from rituals to body parts, meals, school, and family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2003

"The satisfying text is not quite enough to redeem the overall package. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-10)"
Sneve, whose Dancing Tepees (1989) has reached the status of a classic, has here selected 34 wise quotations from various Native-American sources. Read full book review >