Search Results: "Julia L. Sauer"


BOOK REVIEW

FOG MAGIC by Lynd Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1943

"This will appeal to children of fairy tale age and older."
A story of a secret world—such a world as every child should have—and of how the gift of that world remained as part of growing up. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 26, 1992

"A valuable and admirably nonpartisan reformulation of our cultural relationship to nature, containing work by many of America's foremost nature writers."
A thoughtfully compiled and provocative collection of 19 essays, selected from the Orion quarterly by editorial-board member Sauer, that explore the possibilities of living artfully on the earth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GINNY LOUISE AND THE SCHOOL SHOWDOWN by Tammi Sauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 16, 2015

"Never underestimate the power of good, especially when it's wrapped up in as sweet a package as Ginny Louise. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A classroom's three terrors don't know what's hit them when new student Ginny Louise arrives in town. Read full book review >

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JULIA GLASS
by Kerri Arsenault

Julia Glass, author of A House Among the Trees, speaks to me wearing sweaty badminton clothes. Marblehead, Massachusetts, where she lives, operates one of the few remaining private badminton clubs—Gut‘n Feathers—in the United States. “If I have a routine, it’s not writing; it’s playing badminton as often as I can,” she says. Her love of the sport mirrors the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ME WANT PET! by Tammi Sauer
by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Bob Shea
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2012

"This account of the age-old bond between animals and children is ideally paced for read-aloud pleasure. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Although the setting is prehistoric, the parental excuses standing between the protagonist and potential pets will sound familiar to contemporary listeners. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICKEN DANCE by Tammi Sauer
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Fly the coop to enjoy this hilarious adventure. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A duck-and-chicken rivalry turns foul in this outrageous offering. Read full book review >

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TRUCK, TRUCK, GOOSE! by Tammi Sauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Don't duck this picture book. (Picture book. 1-4)"
A story with limited text, nearly unlimited trucks, a picnicking goose, and a bevy of adorable animals. Read full book review >

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HOT NEW RELEASES
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

This week I’m wishing desperately to be at BEA, but since I can’t manage that, I’m immersing myself in some great reads. You too?

Over the past month, I was lucky enough to get my hands (and ears) on a few new releases from some favorite authors.

If you’ve had the chance to read any of these, I’d ...


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BOOK REVIEW

MR. DUCK MEANS BUSINESS by Tammi Sauer
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 25, 2011

"Mack's furry and feathered wide-eyed animals rendered in ebullient acrylic are a great match for this fine farmyard fable. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mr. Duck enjoys his solitude and his schedule. 6:00: stretch. 7:00: fluff feathers. 8:01: "glide across the perfectly still water"…until one day cattails obscure the "NO" in his "NO VISITORS WELCOME" sign, and Pig cannonballs in for some fun. Read full book review >

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YOUR ALIEN by Tammi Sauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Will likely inspire preschoolers to stare hopefully heavenward looking for their own close encounters. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Even aliens need hugs! Read full book review >

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ROAR! by Tammi Sauer
by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Liz Starin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Bighearted, heart-gladdening, and—best—a light-hearted approach to finding friends. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Who said St. George had the last word when it comes to dragons? Not Sauer's mite, nor his fire-breathing friends. Read full book review >