Search Results: "Eve Keller"


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TWO RINGS by Millie Werber
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 27, 2012

"A deeply affecting addition to Holocaust literature."
A dramatic Holocaust memoir about young love and survival. Read full book review >

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HELP! by Holly Keller
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Touches like the rosy blush on Mouse's face when he realizes that Snake has rescued him give the somewhat stylized figures the necessary spark of life. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A predictable story with a clear moral lesson. Read full book review >

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GERALDINE FIRST by Holly Keller
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1996

"Keller (Rosata, 1995, etc.) conveys through her cheerful illustrations not only the many moods of her young heroine, but also a subplot involving Mama and Papa's own reactions to the bickering siblings. (Picture book. 4+)"
Geraldine is back and this time her little brother, Willie, trails after her, saying everything she says and doing everything she does. ``Stop copying me, Willie,'' snaps Geraldine. Read full book review >

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THE SCRAMBLED STATES OF AMERICA by Laurie Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"The states appear in a final gallery, with a few statistics to square off the whole funny enterprise. (Picture book. 8-10)"
Imagine the states, Kansas, California, Ohio, and all the rest, as people with toothy grins, ping-pong balls for eyes, pipe cleaner limbs, and full-blown personalities. Read full book review >

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BRAVE HORACE by Holly Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"He's not original—the rascal who summons the courage to do the right thing—but he is charming. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Keller (Merry Christmas, Geraldine, 1997, etc.) brings the young leopard, Horace, back to the page, this time as the invitee to a monster-movie party. Read full book review >

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THE NEW BOY by Holly Keller
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 19, 1991

"Schwartz's Camper of the Week (below) provides a subtler, more perceptive treatment of similar themes. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Relations with his fellow kindergartners go from bad to worse after mouse Milton's unfortunate opening gambit: he sticks out his tongue. Read full book review >

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BOWLING ALLEY BANDIT by Laurie Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"Like triumphant Mr. Bing, Keller walks off with a 'Stiffy Stu McShiny' award for this yummy chapter-book series opener. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 7-10)"
A bowling tournament gives the rolling raconteur introduced in the 2003 picture book Arnie the Doughnut fresh scope for wisecracks and wild misadventures. Read full book review >

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MIRANDA’S BEACH DAY by Holly Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"Recommended for all collections. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Prolific author/illustrator Keller presents a lovely picture book that incorporates a tiny bit of science into a comforting theme of belonging. Read full book review >

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GERALDINE AND MRS. DUFFY by Holly Keller
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 31, 2000

"As Mrs. Duffy would say, 'Yes, yes, yes.' (Picture book. 5-8)"
Two mischievous pigs, a timid baby-sitter, and an iguana on the loose make for merry mayhem in this lively tale. Read full book review >

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NOSY ROSIE by Holly Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Keller's lovely story is a sure pick to share with any youngster struggling with peer issues. (Picture Book. 4-7)"
A wee fox's knack for locating lost items earns her an undesirable moniker in this sensitive tale from Keller. Read full book review >

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CECIL’S GARDEN by Holly Keller
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2002

"And at this level, she's right. (Picture book. 3-6)"
All it takes is listening to someone else's foolish arguing to put your own such behavior into perspective. Read full book review >

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GERALDINE'S BABY BROTHER by Holly Keller
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"A wise, funny, accepting little book. (Picture book. 4+)"
From the author of Geraldine's Blanket (1984) and Geraldine's Big Snow (1988), comes another story featuring the little piglet and her new baby brother. Read full book review >