Search Results: "Ellie Sandall"


BOOK REVIEW

COPYCAT BEAR by Ellie Sandall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A charming story with overt but entirely worthwhile messages. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An intelligently designed picture book that patently delivers themes of diversity, tolerance and self-acceptance. Read full book review >

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EVERYBUNNY DANCE! by Ellie Sandall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Foxy fun. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The coast is clear! It's a perfect chance for a colony of bunnies to dance, play, and sing. Read full book review >

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EVERYBUNNY COUNT! by Ellie Sandall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 16, 2018

"An utterly charming, beguiling counting book that engages on many levels. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A bevy of bunnies playing hide-and-seek encounters a surprise. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Ellie Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"With about the same amount of effort children can make their own masks from scratch—and act out less-superficial renditions of the stories too. (Novelty/folk tale. 6-8)"
This reworked version of the classic tale keeps everyone uneaten and alive. Read full book review >

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FRAGILE DARKNESS by Ellie James
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"Nonetheless, fans of the series will devour this offering and look forward to the promise of additional titles, perhaps ones that crank up the paranormal factor even higher as the powers of other characters are increasingly revealed and explored. (Paranormal mystery. 12 & up)"
The third installment of the Midnight Dragonfly series barrels along at breakneck speed, a paranormal thrill ride from start to finish. Read full book review >

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THE LINDEN TREE by Ellie Mathews
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2007

"For fans of Sarah, Plain and Tall. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Nine-year-old Katy Sue Hanson, an Iowa farm girl in 1948, is accustomed to the cycles of life and death, but nothing prepares her close-knit family for her mother's sudden death from meningitis. Read full book review >

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RELUCTANTLY CHARMED by Ellie O'Neill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 17, 2015

"A whimsical but flawed novel."
In this chatty and original debut, a young Irish woman's life is turned upside down when she publishes the cryptic messages left behind by an ancestor. Read full book review >

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Cocoa Bear & Bennie Boy by Ellie Meglio
Released: Nov. 7, 2012

"A delightful children's tale about a dog adapting to change."
In Meglio's debut children's picture book, a 6-year-old dog moves to a new home and becomes a big sister to a new puppy. Read full book review >

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THE UNGARNISHED TRUTH by Ellie Mathews
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 4, 2008

"The Rachael Ray set will eat up Mathews's pleasantly fluffy tale of culinary triumph."
How a few pounds of chicken and a jar of Old El Paso salsa changed one family's life. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A bubbly, delicious treat for anyone whose horizons aren't bounded by the ordinary."
Charming debut memoir traces an Australian woman's off-the-wall plan to become a local in the City of Light by way of real estate. Read full book review >

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DEATH ON TAP by Ellie Alexander
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Alexander (A Crime of Passion Fruit, 2017, etc.) kicks off a new series that takes the passion for wine-related cozies in a new direction with oodles of beer lore, plenty of pleasant characters, and a stronger mystery than usual."
Beer is king in a Washington town tarted up to look like Oktoberfest on steroids. Read full book review >