Search Results: "Hilda Twongyeirwe"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Bleak yet inspiring evocations of hope in the midst of misery."
A collection of testimonies compiled by the members of FEMRITE, the Ugandan Women Writers' Association, brings human-rights violations to light. Read full book review >

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HILDA MUST BE DANCING by Karma Wilson
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2004

"Move over Olivia, Clorinda, Angelina, Red, and all you others. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Hilda the hippo joins the corps of cows, pigs, chickens, and other terpsichorean livestock currently capering across picture-book pages. Read full book review >

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HILDA AND PEARL by Alice Mattison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 20, 1995

"Restrained and poignant drama."
After an initial wrong turn, this rich novel careens down a road lined with complex personalities and some wonderful scenery. Read full book review >

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HILDA HEN'S SEARCH by Mary Wormell
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Either would grace any shelf. (Fiction/Picture book. 2-6)"
One can't help but compare newcomer Mary Wormell's Hilda Hen's Search to Christopher Wormell's A Number of Animals, 1993's spectacular counting book. Read full book review >

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HILDA AND THE BLACK HOUND by Luke Pearson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Though definitely an underachiever when it comes to merit badges, Hilda's broad curiosity and willingness to stand up for the undergnome will make her a winner in most readers' eyes. (Graphic fantasy. 7-9)"
In a never-a-dull moment third outing, blue-haired Hilda joins Sparrow Scouts, finds out where lost household items go and meets some of Trolberg's supernatural residents. Read full book review >

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HILDA AND THE MAD SCIENTIST by Addie Adam
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1995

"A quietly canny tale cloaked in jester's garb. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Neat delivery of an alternative take on presumptuousness. Read full book review >

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THE TALE OF HILDA LOUISE by Olivier Dunrea
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 17, 1996

"Like Madeline-through-the-looking-glass, the scenes are precise and magical at the same time. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Her parents having ``disappeared in the Swiss Alps,'' Hilda Louise lives with the other 109 residents of the affectionately named ``Chez Mez Petits Choux orphanage at 97, rue Saint-Julien-le- Pauvre, Paris.'' Through no particular longing or design of her own, Hilda Louise develops a ``newfound talent''—floating. Read full book review >

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AS QUIET AS A MOUSE by Hilda Offen
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Again, Offen's characters—both the costumed animals and the winsome toddler—are particularly bright and ingenuous. (Picture book. 1-6)"
A companion to A Fox Got My Socks (1993) and The Sheep Made a Leap (p. 148). Read full book review >

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ELEPHANT PIE by Hilda Offen
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"EWSLUGp1992, an attractive original offering with bright, action-filled illustrations and enough humor and suspense to delight the picture book group. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When toothy Mrs. Snipper-Snapper asks for cherry pie—with ``lots of custard''—for her birthday, her crocodile husband orders it from Mrs. Elephant. Read full book review >

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NICE WORK, LITTLE WOLF! by Hilda Offen
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1992

"Good story, good fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Little Wolf's mother is on the way for nails to mend their tumbledown house when he hops over a fence and lands in the lazy pigs' family; he's promptly entrapped by their demands, passed from Pop through Mom to two fat piglets, who give Little Wolf his orders. Read full book review >

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THE SHEEP MADE A LEAP by Hilda Offen
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

The author-illustrator of Nice Work, Little Wolf! (1993) presents a pantomime, with a toddler announcing the actions of his animal friends and—in an irresistible invitation to young audiences to join in—imitating them on facing pages. Read full book review >