Search Results: "Harriet Muncaster"


BOOK REVIEW

I AM A WITCH'S CAT by Harriet Muncaster
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 22, 2014

"This heartwarming look at the close bond between mother and daughter stands out for its clever twist and stunningly detailed artwork. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A spunky girl who dresses up as a black cat is sure her mother is really a witch. Turn the pages to see if this is true. Read full book review >

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN, WITCH'S CAT! by Harriet Muncaster
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2015

"This offering is more of a snack than a satisfying treat; all readers will focus on are the meticulously created pictures full of fun things they can almost reach out and touch. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Muncaster follows up I Am a Witch's Cat (2014) with another mother-daughter tale. Read full book review >

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THE BIGGEST SMALLEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT by Harriet Muncaster
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Clementine proves the adage about good things coming in small packages. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Over several years, a Thumbelina-sized girl receives gifts from Santa that are too large for her diminutive size. Read full book review >

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ISADORA MOON GOES TO SCHOOL by Harriet Muncaster
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"A charming story about self-acceptance. (Fantasy. 6-9)"
A girl who's half-fairy, half-vampire struggles to fit in. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Captioned portrait photographs of each contributor and, where possible, each ancestor, further strengthen connections between past and present, between reader and artist. (Picture book. 9-11)"
Rohmer reassembles part of the original cast of Just Like Me (1997, not reviewed) and adds new faces for this showcase. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GROOVY BOB by Harriet Vyner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2001

"Spontaneous and emotive, this biography works like a Seurat painting, a welter of fast dabs that fuse into a mesmeric picture. (50 b&w photographs)"
In what amounts to an oral history of Groovy Bob by his friends, documentarian Vyner knits hundreds of interview snippets into an engaging portrait of the 1960s eminence. Read full book review >

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BECAUSE SHE'S MY FRIEND by Harriet Sirof
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 1993

"A strong book, with gritty characters, interesting problems, and a believable outcome. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Nobody would have predicted that Valerie Ross (uptown Manhattan sophisticate, superior Hunter High student, gutsy product of affluent, divorced, career-minded parents) and Teresa D'Angelo would become friends. Read full book review >

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BUDDHISM by Harriet Brundle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"With limitations, a valuable asset to any caregiver or library collection interested in expanding the horizons of the very young. (glossary, index) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
An exploration of religion and Buddhism for the youngest seekers, one of six major religions introduced in this British educational publisher's new Your Faith series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPACE INFOGRAPHICS by Harriet Brundle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2017

"The approach has promise, but there's not enough focus on accuracy to carry the payload. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
An introduction to the solar system in charts, graphics, and comparisons. Read full book review >