Search Results: "Eric Fortune"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SHADOW THIEVES by Anne Ursu
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"A fun and funny tale of youthful heroism. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
Comic horror provides adventure and a chance to save the world to 13-year-olds Charlotte and Zee. Read full book review >

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MAY BIRD AMONG THE STARS by Jodi Lynn Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"And as May Bird's closing reunion with her loving mother in the land of the living leaves the 'Ever After' still threatened, readers can look forward to at least one more return visit. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
Accompanied most of the way by a ragtag band of deceased sidekicks, ten-year-old May Bird and her hairless, redoubtable feline Somber Kitty continue a trek across the "Afterlife" begun in May Bird and the Ever After (2005)—and come out the other side at last. Read full book review >

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ERIC CARLE'S ANIMALS ANIMALS by Laura Whipple
POETRY
Released: Aug. 17, 1989

"A treat!"
First, a word for the anthologist: the 62 poems Whipple has assembled as companions to Carle's flamboyant art are so splendid that they could easily stand alone; such greats as Dickinson, Sandburg, and Kipling appear along with numerous children's favorites—e.g., Worth, Behn, Coatsworth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CATE AND ERIC by Ronnie Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"A complex narrative that combines autumnal romance with conspiracy-fueled suspense."
In this multigenre novel, a middle-aged woman reconnects with high school friends, including a long-lost lover, as she stumbles onto a terrorist plot. Read full book review >

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ERIC THE MATH BEAR by Caroline Glicksman
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 12, 2003

"It just doesn't add up. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Eric, a red glow-in-the-dark bear who works in a bank, foils a robbery in Glicksman's debut picture book. Read full book review >

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ERIC THE RED by Neil Grant
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Ambrus's meticulous illustrations vividly portray Eric's times. (maps, index) (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
This entry in the What's Their Story? series goes beyond the well-known image of the famously fierce Eric the Red to unveil a driven explorer and founder of a new land. Read full book review >

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ERIC CARLE'S DRAGONS DRAGONS by Laura Whipple
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 18, 1991

"Index. (Poetry/Picture book. 3+)"
A second well-chosen, gorgeously illustrated collection of poetry in the style of Animals Animals (1989). Read full book review >

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THE ART OF ERIC CARLE by Eric Carle
Released: Sept. 4, 1996

"Throughout are photographs and reproductions of art; the book closes with more samples of Carle's work and an international bibliography of his published books. (Autobiography. 8+)"
An agreeable overview of Carle's life and work, a consideration of the genesis of his ideas, a look at how he fashions his collages, and admiring words from some of his colleagues. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FALSE FORTUNE by Twist Phelan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Phelan's fourth (Spurred Ambition, 2006, etc.) provides a worthy heroine, harrowing adventures and a satisfying mystery."
How far will the government and an Indian tribe go to avoid adverse publicity about radioactive waste buried on a reservation? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FALSE FORTUNE by Twist Phelan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Phelan's fourth (Spurred Ambition, 2006, etc.) provides a worthy heroine, harrowing adventures and a satisfying mystery."
How far will the government and an Indian tribe go to avoid adverse publicity about radioactive waste buried on a reservation? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 21, 2002

"A zesty mix of Death of a Salesman, My Ántonia, and a Bogart film."
British novelist Rayner (The Cloud Stretcher, 2001) offers a painstakingly researched history of a Depression-era confidence game that also explains why people fall for such schemes. Read full book review >