Search Results: "Eva Eriksson"


BOOK REVIEW

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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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2016

"An engrossing episode, infused with magic and with moments light and dark as well as lots of small furry animals. (Illustrated fantasy. 5-10)"
The gruff but large-hearted Scandinavian gnome usually associated with Yuletide takes an offseason turn when a summer storm brings a company of homeless woodland creatures to his door. 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 >

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SEE YOU WHEN I SEE YOU by Rose Lagercrantz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A story about making life whole—that's also really funny. (Fiction. 5-8)"
The fifth installment in the Swedish early chapter series featuring Dani, a young white girl. Read full book review >

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WATCH OUT FOR THE CROCODILE by Lisa Moroni
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"An evocative nod to the power of lateral thinking and flights of fancy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A redheaded pixie takes to the woods with her father in hopes of seeing cavemen and other wild things. Read full book review >

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TIM'S BIG MOVE by Anke Wagner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A fresh, comforting take on a familiar theme. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Will new friends mean that Pico will no longer be Tim's "best cuddle buddy"? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A DAY WITH DAD by Bo R. Holmberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

"Children with similar experiences will appreciate this gentle support as they cope with the realities of divorce; the unmistakable love between child and parent is palpable. (Picture book. 4-6)"
As he waits on the platform for the train to arrive, Tim looks forward to spending a whole day alone with Dad. Read full book review >

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ROSA MOVES TO TOWN by Barbro Lindgren
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"Scary. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Rosa is a spunky dog, a veritable Hoover of the canine realm, ingesting every interesting morsel she encounters whether it is food or not. Read full book review >

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EVA PERÓN by Alicia Dujovne Ortiz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 19, 1996

"But, like an impressionist painting viewed from just the right angle, the book does convey an intriguing image of one the most controversial and fascinating women of our century."
An impressionistic portrait of a woman revered and reviled in Argentina, just in time for the scheduled December release of the Madonna film Evita. Read full book review >

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EVA UNDERGROUND by Dandi Daley Mackall
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2006

"Modern Communism is rarely depicted in children's literature, and never before this well. (Historical fiction. 12-15)"
Eva's dad, a university professor and former Catholic seminarian, sees a Sabbatical year in Communist Poland as his chance to make a difference in the world. Read full book review >

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WHEN DAD SHOWED ME THE UNIVERSE by Ulf Stark
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Gentle humor pervades this father-son tale in the nicest way. (Picture book. 4-9)"
A small boy and his father take an evening walk in this Swedish import first published in 1998 but only now translated and published in the United States. Read full book review >