Search Results: "Henry Mosquera"


BOOK REVIEW

SLEEPER’S RUN by Henry Mosquera
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 27, 2011

"Mosquera weaves a tale of suspense through a clandestine world, crafting an engaging read that's not easily put down."
In Mosquera's debut spy thriller, an Iraq War veteran finds himself embroiled in a high-tech assassination plot. Read full book review >

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STATUS QUO by Henry Mosquera
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2014

"A cutting look at the pains of fame."
Author and artist Mosquera (Sleeper's Run, 2011) offers a witty black comedy featuring a struggling writer who learns firsthand about life in the spotlight. Read full book review >

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UNSPOKEN by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Moving and emotionally charged, the book is capped with a powerful close-up of the child's face on the rear cover with the legend 'What would you do if you had the chance to help a person find freedom?' (Picture book. 7-10)"
A farm child and a fugitive make an unspoken connection in this suspenseful, wordless Civil War episode. Read full book review >

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ON MEADOWVIEW STREET by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"Gentle persuasion for the naturalist in everyone. (Picture book. 4-6)"
While her father mows the lawn at her new house, Caroline wonders how it could actually reflect the street's name. Read full book review >

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SPOT, THE CAT by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"When child and cat finally reunite, the sweet relief feels immediate and intimate—and all that looking so very much worth it. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Spot, the cat, slinks out an open window and pads through a bustling village, with its concerned owner, a white-skinned child with tousled black hair, trailing behind. Read full book review >

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THE SOMEWHAT TRUE ADVENTURES OF SAMMY SHINE by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Although no one will doubt the eventual outcome, since Sammy is way too cute to fail, this amusing tale will serve well as an early chapter book or read-aloud. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
Sammy, a clever pet mouse, lives a contented life until his owner's brother kidnaps him to serve as pilot for a remote-controlled plane. Then his adventures begin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAT GOT A LOT by Steve Henry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Another ideal story for newly hatched readers. (Early reader. 3-5)"
Happy Cat and his neighbors return for another early reader (Happy Cat, 2013). Read full book review >

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BIG BUG by Henry Cole
by Henry Cole, illustrated by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 6, 2014

"Visually lovely and appealing. (Picture book. 3-7)"
What is big and what is little? It's an enormous question, especially for young children who are just beginning to acquire a tentative understanding of their place in the physical world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD NIGHT, BABY RUBY by Rohan Henry
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 2009

"Expressions are spot-on, from the indignant cat to the energetic child, resulting in humorous yet tender moments in this intriguing children's-book debut. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Young Ruby prefers adventure to nightly slumber. Read full book review >

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NOBODY ASKED ME! by Steve Henry
ANIMALS
Released: June 30, 2001

"A minor crisis—a missing Tiger—brings Bo back to each of their play spots and will bring readers back to the story. (Picture book. 3-5)"
No one may have asked this first-time author's feline character if he wanted a brother, but that doesn't keep him from roundly enjoying the miscreant's antics and, ultimately, the pleasure of his company. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BRAMBLEHEART by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Nestled in a small trim size, this is an appealing and accessible genre blend. (Fantasy. 6-10)"
A young chipmunk finds his path. Read full book review >