Search Results: "Daniel Pinkwater"


BOOK REVIEW

DANIEL by Henning Mankell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"An ambitious, flawed but compelling addition to the Mankell canon."
A haunting novel by the Swedish mystery master, one that proceeds from the indelible to the inscrutable. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOODLE FLUTE by Daniel Pinkwater
FICTION
Released: April 30, 1991

"A telling fable that older kids will also enjoy. (Picture book. 5+)"
``Kevin Spoon had a nice life...his own VCR...his own computer ...pizza every day''—a kid's perfect dream. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAUTIFUL YETTA by Daniel Pinkwater
ANIMALS
Released: June 22, 2010

"Truly! (Picture book. 3-7)"

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: April 4, 2005

"And Jill Pinkwater has made sure that the bears, on that last page, still sport the glint of subversion in their eyes—albeit under pink party hats. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Polar bears have a reputation for trouble, and Irving and Muktuk carry on the tradition in their benign, zoo-bound way. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSHMAN LIVES! by Daniel Pinkwater
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"The cult of Pinkwater, already strong, now has a rallying cry for insiders in the know. 'Bushman lives!' (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
In this companion to his Adventures of a Cat-Whiskered Girl (2010) Pinkwater saturates his customary eccentricities with a Beat-era flavor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOOKING FOR BOBOWICZ by Daniel Pinkwater
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

"The story itself is slight, though characteristically funny; what makes this book is the way the old—customs, buildings, literature, friends—constantly informs the new, in a truly sweet celebration of what was and what can be, if we just remember and respect. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Almost 30 years after The Hoboken Chicken Emergency (1977), the streets of that fair city are once again being stalked, not by a six-foot chicken, but by a mysterious phantom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAUTIFUL YETTA'S HANUKKAH KITTEN by Daniel Pinkwater
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A Hanukkah gift for readers and eaters. (Hebrew alphabet) (Picture book. 3-7)"
Winter holiday joy and felicidad! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SLEEPOVER LARRY by Daniel Pinkwater
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Polar bears, you know, love to dance: 'Floy doy, floy doy, floy doy.' (Picture book. 3-8)"
The Pinkwaters bring back Larry the polar bear, veteran of much foolishness and fan of blueberry muffins and cod pizza. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DANCING LARRY by Daniel Pinkwater
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2006

"The ridiculousness is broadened by Jill Pinkwater's pen-and-ink artwork: Larry was clearly born to legwarmers, and Madame Swoboda is a smoky vision straight from Central Europe. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The Pinkwaters' Larry is a polar bear of many parts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ARTSY SMARTSY CLUB by Daniel Pinkwater
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2005

After a nearly 30-year drought, the sequels to The Hoboken Chicken Emergency are coming fast and furious. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: March 23, 2004

"The spare line drawings perfectly capture these strange, gratifying bears—two ursines who are always a step west of our expectations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Welcome back the Pinkwaters' Irving and Muktuk, two mischief-making polar bears with a muffin fixation. Read full book review >