Search Results: "Elizabeth Kallick Dyssegaard"


BOOK REVIEW

ALEK by Bodil Bredsdorff
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 19, 2012

"A strong conclusion best suited for those willing to read it as part of a whole. (Fiction. 9-12)"
The Children of Crow Cove quartet comes to a natural conclusion in this stately, careful finale. Read full book review >

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PANCAKE DREAMS by Ingmarie Ahvander
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2002

"The winner of the publisher's first manuscript competition, the work was originally published in Sweden last year. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A little boy longs for the flavors of home—and finds his wish fulfilled—in Ahvander's debut effort. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by Lisa Hilton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"Mildly revisionist, well-argued, and thoroughly satisfying."
There is no shortage of biographies of Britain's Elizabeth I (1533-1603), but readers should pay attention to this thoughtful, often ingenious account. Read full book review >

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A CRASH COURSE FOR MOLLY by Eva Eriksson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2005

"A quirky, winsome crash course for aspiring cyclists. (Picture book. 5-7)"
As the title suggests, Molly (Molly Goes Shopping, 2003) is learning to ride a bicycle the hard way. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by Sarah Bradford
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 16, 1996

"No tabloid hype here, but this authoritative biography has enough revealing nuggets scattered through an otherwise flat narrative to keep a royal watcher enthralled. (17 color and 39 b&w photos) (Author tour)"
In the year of her 70th birthday, Elizabeth II of England comes under scrutiny as mother (not quite good enough), wife (better), and constitutional monarch (outstanding). Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by David Starkey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 2, 2000

"Reveals a livelier Liz: lovely, clever, wise, and—like all the other Tudors—possessed of the 'besetting sin' of 'rapacity.' (16 pp. color photos and illustrations)"
In brisk, bracing prose, a freelance historian follows England's first Queen Elizabeth from birth to the early days of her reign. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OINK, OINK BENNY by Barbro Lindgren
ANIMALS
Released: April 10, 2008

"Brisk and engaging. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Benny and his little brother are back in another droll low-key adventure. Read full book review >

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MINI MIA AND HER DARLING UNCLE by Pija Lindenbaum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Adults may read more into Tommy and Fergus's relationship, but kids will just see themselves in Ella. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Swedish tot Ella is staying with her Grandma and three boring uncles (they probably work in offices), while her parents visit Miami, but she's looking forward to spending her days with her funky Uncle Tommy who lives alone and travels a lot. Read full book review >

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MOLLY GOES SHOPPING by Eva Eriksson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2003

"Molly's no angel, but Grandma loves her and sympathetic readers will, too. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Molly, the moon-headed pig, is feeling a little smug when Grandma suggests she run to the store for a bag of beans. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ELIZABETH by John Guy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"One of the best biographies of Elizabeth ever."
The Whitbread Award-winning author delivers an outstanding biography of Queen Elizabeth (1533-1603). Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Moloney says she found her voice through writing her memoir; readers, however, may not be able to follow what she's saying."
Ex-nun Moloney's debut memoir chronicles a life bound by the expectations of others, turned around with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous, Jungian analysis and New Age spirituality. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by J. Randy Taraborrelli
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 29, 2006

"Overly worshipful, but you'd have to be quite jaded to be bored by this chronicle of a miniseries life."
Veteran diva-disher Taraborrelli, who has written about Cher, Madonna and Princess Grace, turns his pen on the silver screen starlet of the century. Read full book review >