Search Results: "Dawn French"


BOOK REVIEW

OH DEAR SILVIA by Dawn French
Released: May 28, 2013

"French has a big, buoyant TV personality; how different from this dull, incomplete little story."
Will Silvia, who's in a coma in the hospital, ever speak again? If not, then her visitors, friends and family will help piece together her story, while also revealing their own. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"A likable tale that gently encourages would-be night owls to roost for the evening. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Best buddies Blossom and Boo decide to explore the mysteries of the nighttime forest. Read full book review >

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IVY’S EVER AFTER by Dawn Lairamore
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2010

"Evenly paced with humor to match, this fractured fairy tale will delight tween readers. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The Reluctant Dragon meets Ella Enchanted in this lighthearted adventure debut. Read full book review >

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BLOOD FATHER by Tessa Dawn
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 12, 2014

"Love letter to Blood Curse fans, but new readers are invited, too."
In the sixth volume of Dawn's Blood Curse series, the Silivasi brothers learn the whereabouts of their father. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NICOLE'S NEW FRIEND by Dawn Brotherton
CHILDREN'S

"An unevenly written, message-heavy story of sports and friendship."
Young softball players get lessons in sportsmanship in the third book in Brotherton's (Margie Makes A Difference, 2017, etc.) middle-grade series.Read full book review >

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ANANCY AND MR. DRY-BONE by Fiona French
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"A thoughtful, entertaining story in a unique, richly imaginative visual setting. (Picture book. 4-10)"
A Greenaway medalist noted for offbeat stories as well as exciting graphics borrows from African and Caribbean folklore to spin her own tale. Mr. Dry-Bone, turned out fine in top hat and checked trousers, has a flat, white face—not scary but clearly a skull. Read full book review >

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THE MAGIC VASE by Fiona French
FICTION
Released: Oct. 17, 1991

"The message demands an audience mature enough to understand that works of art may have fabulous monetary value; the flamboyantly handsome illustrations, with their two adult characters, make it appropriate for older children or even adults. (Picture book. 7+)"
A Greenaway medalist noted for her dramatic use of design contrives a sophisticated fable. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, SLEEP TIGHT, LITTLE BUNNIES by Dawn Apperley
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"A sweet tale to serenade small fry to sleep. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The emergence of the moon and stars heralds sleepy time for babies of all types. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BARRY'S BEST BUDDY by Renée  French
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2013

"A rare miss for this innovative imprint. (Graphic early reader. 5-7)"
Bored Barry's buddy has a surprise for him, but when will they get to it? Read full book review >