Search Results: "Inga Moore"


BOOK REVIEW

A HOUSE IN THE WOODS by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Modest and nicely quirky. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Everybody needs a house that's just right. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SIX-DINNER SID by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: May 23, 1991

"Moore makes the most of her tall tale in amusing illustrations detailing Sid's several characters, then ends with a satisfying twist: abandoning his incensed owners, Sid moves to friendlier Pythagoras Place, where no one minds his continuing ploys. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Sid the cat not only gets six meals a day from the various families on Aristotle Street, but he also has a different name, bed, and favorite place for each of his ``owners'' to scratch- -until one nasty cough results in six trips to the vet, who blows Sid's cover. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE DOG LOST by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 1991

"The rather long text of this warmhearted story is also appropriate for young readers; Moore's skillfully drawn, full-color illustrations of Liz's cozy fireside and the pleasant British countryside glow with vitality. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Liz likes the green hills surrounding her new home but is too shy to make friends with the country children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HORSE TALES by June Crebbin
Kirkus Star
edited by June Crebbin, illustrated by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"A blue-ribbon winner. (Anthology. 8-14)"
A fine gallop through a field full of horses takes readers from the feisty orange pony of the first story, past an Indian mud pony, Bucephalus, Black Beauty, Misty's forebears, a grey Welsh, a unicorn and a Medieval palfrey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OH, LITTLE JACK by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1992

"These soft, warm drawings are precious, in the best sense. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A simple, predictable story about a little rabbit who's too small to help his parents or join the play of his older siblings; fortunately, the tricycle Granpa has fixed for him is just the right size, as is Granpa's lap when they share a book later that evening. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BIG DAY FOR LITTLE JACK by Inga Moore
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Only someone with a heart of stone wouldn't love the winsome Rabbit family and this charming, undidactic approach to fears of the unknown. (Fiction/Picture book. 3+)"
When the youngest of the Rabbit clan (Oh, Little Jack, 1992, etc.) is invited to his first party, the rest of the family helps him get ready. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 6, 2014

"Inga joins the leagues of essayists who make the mundane truly entertaining."
An irreverent debut collection of essays on the quotidian details of family life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STICKER GIRL by Janet Tashjian
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Readers will be eager for the follow-up adventures of Sticker Girl. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Tashjian introduces a smart, young Latina protagonist in a strong series opener for young readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIGER’S EYE by Inga Clendinnen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2001

"A touching insight into how we build our sense of self."
A hypnotizing memoir exploring depths of severe illness, identity, and memory itself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

READING THE HOLOCAUST by Inga Clendinnen
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1999

"An important step toward an honest encounter with one of the great horrors of our past. (7 photos, 1 map, not seen)"
paper 0-521-64597-2 A trenchant collection of essays intended to forge the human connections necessary to begin the move toward a full understanding of the Holocaust. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 2002

"Here's whatever is worth knowing about Romanoff and Petrossian and the remarkable history of beluga, osetra, or sevruga eggs, all in this one basket, served with much style."
An experienced hand in Eastern Europe and Russia, now architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports extensively on a snack for the well-heeled that used to come from Russia with, if not love, then much salt. Her text surveys the art, science and lore of sturgeon roe: caviar, of course. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOUBTING DASHA by Tatyana Mironova
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2013

"The level of engagement and the story's braided scenarios are taxing enough to keep younger users fully attentive. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
Doubting Dasha goes where everyone else fears to tread because she doubts there are monsters in the forest stealing her town's grain. Read full book review >