Search Results: "Haydn Cornner"


BOOK REVIEW

DON'T BE SURPRISED! by Kathy Trevelyan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"The story maintains a gentle air, captured by the whimsical drawings that lean more towards fantasy than jack-in-the-box bushwhacks. (Pop-up. 4-8)"
When breakfast begins with Aunt Zelda flying into the kitchen with a kite, the young narrator and her brother, Charlie, know it's no ordinary day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRIMM’S LAST FAIRYTALE by Haydn Middleton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"Images gutter in candleflame or rise in snowlight through smeared windowpanes in storytelling so quiet that, in Middleton's words, 'you can hear a heart-string snap': a modern fairy tale that should last at least a hundred years."
A magically rich fictionalizing of the lives of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, interwoven with a retelling of Sleeping Beauty, by a prolific children's and adult author (The Collapsing Castle, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Shift by Haydn Shaughnessy
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 12, 2015

"Engages some worthwhile themes, often tangled in dense prose."
A scholarly look at how technology has radically transformed the world of commerce, coupled with advice for how to navigate this new landscape. Read full book review >