Search Results: "Fox & Sheep"


BOOK REVIEW

OCEAN by Fox & Sheep
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2014

"Less than ankle deep, informationwise, but all the color and movement should keep the Oshkosh set poking away for a while. (iPad informational app. 2-4)"
The focus is mainly on fun in three populous underwater scenes, but a few facts float past too. Read full book review >

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HAT MONKEY by Chris Haughton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 28, 2014

"A fine addition to any toddler's virtual shelf, next to the likes of Lazy Larry Lizard (2011) and Sandra Boynton's e-board books. (Requires iOS 7 and above.) (iPad toddler app. 1-3)"
Simple art, bright colors, and a loose-jointed, tap-responsive monkey swathed in oversized knitwear give this app particular appeal for digi-tots. Read full book review >

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FIRE FIGHTER PIGGYWIGGY by Christyan Fox
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"The playful action is captivating, as are the minor heroics, but it is the artwork's chromatic fireworks that do all the heavy lifting, and they are simply dazzling. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Colors of bottomless saturation will have readers of this elementary fantasy from the Foxes rocking back on their heels. Read full book review >

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RADIANCE DESCENDING by Paula Fox
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"But if only for the authentic delineation of a loving family's coping with one member's special needs, this is a worthwhile, poignant story. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Fox (The Eagle Kite, 1995, etc.) offers acute psychological insight into a boy's feelings of anger and rejection, fears about what his classmates will think, and his loss of ``normal'' family life when his brother, who has Down syndrome, is born. Read full book review >

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HOME LIFE by Suzanne Fox
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 1997

"A nonfiction novel in rooms. (10 b&w line drawings)"
Reflections on where she's lived and why by a poet and short- story writer. ``I inherited the knack and habit of redecoration from my father,'' Fox remarks, calling him ``a precise and obsessively methodical man.'' Her book, as well as her housekeeping style, seem similar to him. Read full book review >

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GUSSIE AND LUTHER by Aaron Fox
Released: Aug. 11, 2012

"A rambling effort to squeeze big themes inside a partners-in-crime frame."
An aging storekeeper and her adopted prodigal son team up to sell cocaine out of an inner-city delicatessen. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S HALO by Chris Fox
Released: June 1, 2005

"The sky's the limit in this tour de force thriller of 21st-century espionage and technological warfare."
A hair-raising spy thriller chock full of plot twists, paranoia and political intrigue. Read full book review >

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THE IRON SWORD by Jocelyn Fox
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2014

"A swords-and-sorcery tale that dazzles even when the dialogue fails to shine."
A young girl finds her destiny in ancient places in this debut fantasy novel. Read full book review >

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BARNEY & LEXI: LOST IN LAWRENCEVILLE by L.B. Fox
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 21, 2014

"A mild story with good characterization."
A dog and cat go astray and meet other animals in this children's book. Read full book review >

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THE MARK ON EVE by Joel Fox
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2015

"An intriguing novel about a woman developing her stance on women's rights over the course of America's history."
In Fox's (Lincoln's Hand, 2013, etc.) historical drama, a woman cursed with immortality dedicates her eternal life to ensuring that a female candidate makes it into the White House.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 27, 2007

"Bold and memorable, like its subject."
A swift, colorful account of the lethal campaign waged by a single elusive Confederate privateer that nearly destroyed Northern shipping. Read full book review >