Search Results: "J.R. Krause"


BOOK REVIEW

POCO LOCO by Maria Chua
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2013

"¡Ay, Poco Loco! We hope to see you again soon. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Poco Loco the mouse may be a little nuts, but he's got some great ideas, too. Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, POCO LOCO! by J.R. Krause
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2016

"¡Que rico! Mucho más, por favor.(Picture book. 3-8)"
What has that crazy ratón Poco Loco got planned for his birthday?Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 6, 1992

A solid and thorough history of the Homestead Strike of 1892, in which a powerful steelworkers' union was destroyed in a lockout and protracted struggle. Read full book review >

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NICK AND THE NASTY KNIGHT by Ute Krause
by Ute Krause, illustrated by Ute Krause, translated by Ute Krause
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"A nicely etched story of doing the right thing in a trying world. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young Nick outfoxes a greedy knight as well as a company of thieves to rescue his oppressed medieval village. Read full book review >

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OSCAR AND THE VERY HUNGRY DRAGON by Ute Krause
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Packed with wit that never descends into camp and illustrated with verve and style in ink-and-watercolor cartoons, Krause's substantial, self-translated fractured fairy tale delights on every level. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A terrifying beast meets its match in a resourceful boy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 19, 2012

"An imaginative introduction to a new dimension of the natural world."
Krause (Wild Soundscapes: Discovering the Voice of the Natural World, 2002, etc.) chronicles his experiences with "[n]atural soundscapes…the voices of whole ecological systems." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INSIDE THE NEW EUROPE by Axel Krause
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 4, 1991

"Nonetheless, his own report should help those seeking to understand the dimensions of the new challenge."
Few Americans have even the faintest idea of the scope and dynamism of the ``New Europe,'' but Krause, corporate editor of the International Herald Tribune, helps to give some perspective—even in such a once-over-lightly account as this. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MANIA by J.R. Johansson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2015

"Less mystery but more action finishes the trilogy. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
This conclusion to the Night Walkers trilogy turns into a shoot-'em-up without abandoning its original paranormal premise. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUTTON by J.R. Moehringer
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"A captivating and absorbing read."
A "non-fiction novel" that takes us far beyond Willie Sutton's clever one-liners about banks and deeply into his life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Alien Peace Scrolls by J.R. Mathiassen
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 23, 2012

"An innovative, thought-provoking premise unfortunately obscured in a deluge of perplexing metaphors."
Skydore's debut New Age offering examines the secret to permanent peace on Earth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2005

"Atmospheric, modestly entertaining travelogue."
Yank journalist probes into a series of bizarre, sometimes perilous, competitive and/or commemorative events kept alive in tightly knit British communities. Read full book review >