Search Results: "Janet Schulman"


BOOK REVIEW

PLANET JANET by Dyan Sheldon
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"But it will certainly find an audience. (Fiction. 12+)"
An utterly self-absorbed British teen scrivens her frustrations with the rest of the world in her slang-filled diary, all the while blissfully ignorant of the real chaos around her. Read full book review >

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JANET RENO by Paul Anderson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 24, 1994

"A solid introduction to an American original, written with journalistic verve."
A lively, balanced portrait of the nation's first woman attorney general, by a Miami Herald reporter. Read full book review >

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10 TRICK-OR-TREATERS by Janet Schulman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2005

Schulman gives the traditional count-down book a Halloween twist in this adaptation of the classic rhyme involving monkeys bouncing on a bed. Read full book review >

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A BUNNY FOR ALL SEASONS by Janet Schulman
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 14, 2003

"In an increasingly complicated world, the simple joy projected here goes down easy. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Brilliant watercolors bounce off the page in this charming romp through the seasons. Read full book review >

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COUNTDOWN TO SPRING by Janet Schulman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"A small gem. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Spare, bright brushstrokes capture the very essence of spring newly sprouting in a simple countdown from 10 ladybugs to "1 Easter Basket filled with treats for all the animals." Read full book review >

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PALE MALE by Janet Schulman
ANIMALS
Released: March 11, 2008

"It is undeniably duplicative, however, and stands out much more for its illustrations than for the story. (author's note, bibliography) (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-12)"
A lengthy text tells the story, again, of the red-tailed hawk that thrilled the birdwatchers of Central Park and ruffled the feathers of the residents of 927 Fifth Avenue. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Elucidating, descriptive and full of details to fascinate, if it lacks the artistry of such other flights as Airport, by Byron Barton. (Picture book. 3-7)"
What is it like to fly in a plane? Read full book review >

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PLANET JANET IN ORBIT by Dyan Sheldon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"A glossary of Briticisms at the end helps with the translation. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Summer has finally arrived and Janet is prepared to leave her Dark Phase behind and enjoy her summer, but not if her mother (Mad Cow) has anything to do with it. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Well-researched, but vulgar and plodding."
Bloated, stumbling account of Janet Auchincloss, her family, and the social world that produced Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Read full book review >