Search Results: "Dorothy Emerling"


BOOK REVIEW

ALONG THE SEASHORE by Ann C. Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1997

"Throughout, Cooper invites readers to search back through the pages for details, inspiring careful reinspection of text and art. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-10)"
A handsome and useful beginning guide in the Wild Wonders series, to the plants and animals of the Pacific Coast of North America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE FOREST by Ann C. Cooper
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1996

"Economical, effective, and charming. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-8)"
Animals—rabbit, salamander, opossum, deer, bobcat, bat, owl, mouse—from the forest ecosystem are briefly described and illustrated in soft color-pencil drawings in this entry in the Wild Wonder series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KITTY AND ME by Dorothy Stott
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1993

"Printed on sturdy stock that will stand up to many rereadings. (Picture book. 1-5)"
One of a pair of unusually well-designed and appealing flap books (the other is Puppy and Me, ISBN 0-525-45080-7). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 12, 1986

"A knotty confusion of names, places and schemes, but overall an engrossing, often witty portrayal of the early throes of commerce, fleshed out with satisfying characters and complex alliances."
A bumbling lummox turned business superstar in 15th-century Europe is the hero of the first volume of a promised historical series, by the author of several mysteries and the Francis of Lymond novels. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 31, 1999

"In a final wordless scene, the father is reunited with his family, contributing further to the satisfying conclusion. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The young protagonist of Bye, Mis' Lela (1998) returns, faced this time with a scary mission. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A DAY FOR DYING by Dorothy Simpson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1996

"This time out, a rather subdued Thanet goes through his civilized paces, here dealing compassionately with a very contemporary dilemma and adding a thoughtful, readable, slightly tepid case history to the author's respected body of work."
Sturrenden's Inspector Luke Thanet and his ever supportive Sergeant Mike Lineham are again investigating a murder in the upper-middle-class environs of town (No Laughing Matter, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 15, 1944

"512 pages, in compact pocket form."
One critic is quoted as saying, "I can imagine no more intoxicating experience than to be reading Dorothy Parker for the first time". Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOTE BAGS AND TOE TAGS by Dorothy Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2012

"The Valley Girl voice Howell affects for the series (Slay Bells and Satchels, 2011, etc.) is, as she might say, mad old school. A reboot of the basic formula seems urgently needed to increase the lolz."
A SoCal hottie can't stay out of trouble between trips to Starbucks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 4, 1966

"We won't spoil the fun, but it's very well done and Oh, Mrs. Pollifax, another case please!"
The incredible Mrs. Pollifax...the intrepid Mrs. Pollifax...the delightful Mrs. Pollifax. Mrs. Pollifax the spy! Read full book review >