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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

DRAGON OVER MOON by Terry Fortune
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

"Charming yet overloaded sci-fi featuring a dragon and interplanetary shenanigans."
In this sci-fi fantasy, misanthropic genius Cyrus Magus raises a dragon and battles otherworldly forces after a strange cylinder drops from the sky. Read full book review >

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COLOR COMMENTARY
by Julie Danielson

I’ve always found it difficult to answer the what’s-your-favorite-color question, as the answer depends entirely on my mood. (I like deep blues for more contemplative times, but I need sunny yellow to help wake me in the mornings.)

Perhaps it’s even harder for artists to pick a favorite color. Is it like asking them to pick a favorite child? I ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE NONSENSE SHOW by Eric Carle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A picture book made to incite pleasure and joy. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The celebrated picture-book artist enthusiastically joins the nonsense tradition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANKIE PICKLE AND THE CLOSET OF DOOM by Eric Wight
ANIMALS
Released: May 5, 2009

"The diagram of Frankie's newly organized room might provide inspiration for kids with their own Room of Doom—when they've stopped snickering, that is. (Fiction. 7-10)"
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BOOK REVIEW

10 LITTLE RUBBER DUCKS by Eric Carle
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Audiences of one or many will enjoy it, especially if they get to press the duck and make him squeak. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Ten rubber ducks are packed in a box and tied to a boat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

“SLOWLY, SLOWLY, SLOWLY,” SAID THE SLOTH by Eric Carle
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"There is room in everyone's life for a little peace and quiet, and this introduction to an animal that is the epitome of tranquillity will be welcome at bedtime, or anytime. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Carle (Dream Snow, 2000, etc.) branches out to feature a lesser-known yet fascinating animal in a paean to taking it easy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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

LOOKING FOR BONGO by Eric  Velasquez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2016

"Darling. (glossary) (Picture book. 2-5)"
A little boy searches for his lost toy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BERA THE ONE-HEADED TROLL by Eric Orchard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"An old-fashioned quest with a lovable protagonist. (Graphic fantasy. 7-14)"
One-headed troll Bera finds a human baby and resolves to get it to safety. Read full book review >