Search Results: "Eugenia Radunsky"


BOOK REVIEW

YUCKA DRUCKA DRONI by Vladimir Radunsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"The effect is lively, not jangling, with good humor to see readers through every noisy snarl. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This subversive tongue-twister from the Radunskys involves three brothers, three sisters, three weddings, and three babies. Read full book review >

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TEN by Vladimir Radunsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Blue-nosed adult armadillos, nattily attired in patterned ear and tail socks, tumble with the infants across monochrome backgrounds in this bright, amiable, universally recognizable episode. (Picture book. 4-5)"
Radunsky (Mannekin Pis, p. 961, etc.) tucks plenty of counting practice into this evergreen "family" story rich with Radunsky's offbeat humor. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"It is hard to imagine anyone being able to pull this very odd offering off—but Radunsky (Table Manners, 2001, etc.) manages to do just that. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Without a doubt, one of the oddest monuments of Europe is the statue of the Manneken Pis ("Peeing Boy") in Brussels; here he stars in a decidedly odd original anti-war fable. Read full book review >

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ONE by Vladimir Radunsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Kudos to Radunsky, for another verbal and visual blast laced with silliness and affection. (Picture book. 6-8)"
From the ten armadillos born in 10 (Ten): A Wonderful Story (2002), one raises his snout to proclaim himself Number One, in what Radunsky bills "a nice story about an awful braggart." Read full book review >

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STRANGER IN SAVANNAH by Eugenia Price
Released: May 14, 1989

Here, at long last, is the climax of Price's Savannah quartet—which, taken as a whole, covers the history of that graceful southern city from 1812 to Sherman's march in 1864. Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU DUDE by Vladimir Radunsky
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Moreover, it's rather fun—in its way. (Picture book. 5-9)"
An odd little story from the wizard of odd. Read full book review >

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WHAT DOES PEACE FEEL LIKE? by Vladimir Radunsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Perfect for sharing with children of all ages who will want to share their own visions of peace with each other, this is a soothing remedy to headlines of war and terrorism. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Through simple words and pictures, this thought-provoking offering suggests some interesting answers to the titular question. Read full book review >

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YOU? by Vladimir Radunsky
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2009

A scruffy little white-with-brown-spots mutt is alone in the park. Read full book review >

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BEAUTY FROM ASHES by Eugenia Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1995

"This last of a trilogy will also be featured this spring in a national PBS documentary entitled Eugenia Price's South. (Literary Guild & Doubleday selections)"
The final installment in Price's Georgia trilogy (Bright Captivity, 1991, and Where Shadows Go, 1993) concludes the 19th- century saga of the Fraser and Couper families. Read full book review >

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WHERE SHADOWS GO by Eugenia Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 1993

"Simons Island."
Those in the author's longtime and considerable following will be eagerly awaiting this second book (after Bright Captivity, 1991) in the trilogy concerned with the fortunes of the Coupers, Frasers, and other prime families of Georgia's St. Read full book review >

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BRIGHT CAPTIVITY by Eugenia Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 12, 1991

"They are classic Price creations, sweet as gumdrops through and through, sure to whet the appetites of loyal fans for book number two."
Price, whose prodigious output runs to some 36 books (including inspirational titles and the Savannah Quartet) proves with this new novel that, at 74, she's still going strong. Read full book review >