Search Results: "Judith Enderle"


BOOK REVIEW

JUDITH by Nicholas Mosley
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Released: Feb. 14, 1990

Take the melodramatic core of reality from such earlier Mosley teasers as Accident and Serpent and you might end up with this high-toned, quicksilver mess about a delusional young actress named Judith. Read full book review >

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HIDE-AND-SEEK TURKEYS by Judith Enderle
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

As much an exercise in sequencing as a counting rhyme, this features ten turkeys trying to jump into increasingly large items of clothing before a fox catches them, e.g., "Five turkeys hid in some britches round. / One more came and it was found, / there was not enough room! / Not enough room / for six turkeys / in those britches round. / So . . . six turkeys hid 'neath a petticoat wide." Read full book review >

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THE LOVES OF JUDITH by Meir Shalev
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 1999

"Even so, the village mythologizing and the proverbs ('He couldn't say the names of wine, but his frying pan laughed and his knife danced in his hand—) will warm the hearts of many."
Shalev's third English translation (Esau, 1994) is set in post-WWII Palestine. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 6, 2012

"A multifaceted journey for devotees of Vertigo to contemplate and enjoy."
Last time the world heard from Judy Barton she was tumbling out of the bell tower at Mission San Juan Bautista to her death, but it turns out the ethereal beauty of Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 masterpiece Vertigo has more to say. Read full book review >

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SIX CREEPY SHEEP by Judith Ross Enderle
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 10, 1992

"O'Brien's textured pen-and-watercolor art adds immensely to the fun; the fine detail and varied layout invite close inspection, while his ability to capitalize on the riches offered in the deceptively simple text deserves special notice. (Picture Book. 2-6)"
Six gray-faced sheep, in individualized ghost costumes, set out for trick or treating; but each time they encounter other costumed creatures, ``one creepy sheep turned tail with a shriek,'' until just one remains. Read full book review >

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SMILE, PRINCIPESSA! by Judith Ross Enderle
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 2007

"Guaranteed to trigger smiles, this gentle saga may provide a reassuring remedy for displaced siblings. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Used to being the object of her parents' affection, a little girl doesn't like it when her new baby brother gets all the attention. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"Sims's trademark black-and-white drawings amiably assist in establishing the setting. (Fiction. 6-8)"
Kelly, an eight-year-old aspiring writer, is the oldest of three children and has just moved to a new house where she shares a room with her messy sister Erin. Read full book review >

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A PILE OF PIGS by Judith Ross Enderle
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 16, 1993

"A simple idea developed with panache—delightful. (Picture book. 3- 7)"
Stirred by a busybody rooster (``Strut-a-doodle doo! Read full book review >

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MAN IN THE MOON by Dotti Enderle
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 8, 2008

"Guaranteed to inspire, this tender tale provides a fresh look at the proverbial man in the moon. (moon facts) (Fiction. 8-12)"
A stranger appears out of nowhere and gives a young girl the power to change her world. Read full book review >

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CROSSWIRE by Dotti Enderle
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"A small gem of a story. (afterword, bibliography) (Historical fiction. 10 & up)"
"Something there is that doesn't love a wall," says the voice in Frost's "Mending Wall," which is certainly the sentiment of the free-range cattlemen in 1883, when drought made them desperate enough to cut farmers' barbed-wire fences to get at water for their herds. Read full book review >

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I HAVE A FRIEND by Judith Inglese
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2014

"Aims high but misses. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Staid pictures make a poor match for a child's free-flying introduction to an imaginary friend. Read full book review >