Search Results: "Harry Horse"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST POLAR BEARS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Horse will be missed. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Not satisfied with seeing a lone polar bear in the zoo, Grandfather becomes determined to find the last polar bears in the wild before global warming spells their demise. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RABBIT GOES TO SCHOOL by Harry Horse
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Utterly engaging and ultimately reassuring. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Horse distills a universal experience into an amusing story with distinct characters and delightful detail. Read full book review >

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THE LAST COWBOYS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Imaginative and fun. (Fantasy. 6-8)"
Grandfather and his spunky dog Roo set out on another silly and over-the-top adventure, which this time takes these two unlikely explorers from England and across the United States in search of Roo's (in)famous grandfather, Old Blue. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RABBIT RUNAWAY by Harry Horse
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Children just past toddler stage will happily identify with this independent—but not too independent—spirit. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Where Margaret Wise Brown's Runaway Bunny is all talk, Little Rabbit suits action to words, declaring himself a runaway in the wake of a parental scolding and heading out into the garden with a few choice possessions. Read full book review >

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THE LAST CASTAWAYS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"Packed with silly hijinks and fantastical creatures, this last of the Lasts (The Last Cowboys, 2008, etc.), with its endearing duo of grandfather and Roo, delivers fun for readers new to chapter books. (Fiction. 6-8)"
Although pushed into retirement by old age, Grandfather and his constant canine companion Roo quickly find themselves thrust back into action onboard the ominously named Unsinkable, in search of the mythical King Cod. Read full book review >

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THE LAST GOLD DIGGERS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"Silly fun. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Originally published in Great Britain, this chapter book's U.S. version retains an endearing British charm, which should easily translate and entertain this side of the pond. Read full book review >

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A FRIEND FOR LITTLE BEAR by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"With sweet, engaging pictures. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A stuffed bear alone on a tiny island with a single palm tree wishes for something to play with. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RABBIT’S NEW BABY by Harry Horse
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"The author died tragically in 2007, but readers can be reassured that there are a few other chapter books in the pipeline featuring the adventures of his dog Roo. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Little Rabbit cannot wait for the new baby to be born, but is rather taken aback when Mama has three bunny babies and brings the triplets home. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RABBIT’S CHRISTMAS by Harry Horse
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Horse's watercolor-and-ink illustrations are sweetly old-fashioned, and he manages amusing, expressive looks on Little Rabbit's face, especially in the scenes when he doesn't care to share. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The fourth entry in this series from England about Little Rabbit is the story of the bunny child's realization that friendship and love are better gifts than any toy left by the Christmas Rabbit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANYTHING FOR YOU by John Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2004

"Sweet and cozy. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Little Charlie has been working hard all day to help his mother do chores around the house. Read full book review >

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HORSE by Malachy Doyle
ANIMALS
Released: June 17, 2008

"A beautiful book for equine lovers of all ages, storytime and up. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Similar in look and feel to the duo's well-received Cow (2002), this offering follows a foal from his dam's patient waiting, through his birth and first romp in spring pasture, his furry-coated winter and, finally, the day he's first haltered and his training begins. Read full book review >

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HARRY HARRISON! HARRY HARRISON! by Harry Harrison
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Science-fiction readers and Harrison devotees will garner the most pleasure from this heartfelt autobiography."
The life and 60-year career of an award-winning science-fiction writer. Read full book review >