Search Results: "Jutta Langreuter"


BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE BEAR BRUSHES HIS TEETH by Jutta Langreuter
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"Sobat's warm artwork adds a comforting touch. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Little Bear Brushes His Teeth (PLB $14.90; paper $8.95; Mar. 1997; 32 pp.; PLB 0-7613-0190-9; paper 0-7613-0230-1): Little Bear is not happy about his first encounter with toothbrushes and paste: ``Blech! Read full book review >

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SO HAPPY TOGETHER by Jutta Langreuter
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"In the end, family love wins out. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Siblings often disagree, even bunny brothers and sisters. Read full book review >

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THERE'S NO ONE I LOVE LIKE YOU by Jutta Langreuter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Langreuter and Dahle's gentle story fails to cover any new ground, but readers will relate to Brayden's experience and perhaps develop a better appreciation for the comforts and rules of home. (Picture book. 4-7)"
In this German import, a bunny is convinced that living with his friends will be easier and more enjoyable than obeying the rules at home. Read full book review >

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GRANDPA’S ANGEL by Jutta Bauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"The angel is a grandmotherly figure painted in pale blue, who smiles and frowns and suffers along with her charge, and in the end, leaves the elderly man to begin protecting his grandson as his touching story concludes on a hopeful note. (Picture book. 5-10)"
From his hospital bed, an elderly man recounts his life story to his young grandson in this poignant narrative, first published in Germany. Read full book review >

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BEYOND THE STATION LIES THE SEA by Jutta Richter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A good choice for discussion. (Fiction. 8-13)"
In this outwardly simple story, two homeless children, Niner and Cosmos, long to escape the hard city streets and find the sea. Read full book review >

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SUMMER OF THE PIKE by Jutta Richter
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 16, 2006

"This smart, subtle and sympathetic offering will appeal to sophisticated teen readers, as well as their adult counterparts. (Fiction. YA)"
This quiet, literary novel marks the auspicious American debut for Richter, an acclaimed writer for children and adults in her native Germany. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"The ideal companion to the elevation of Hildegard by the pontiff who rebuked American nuns for their outspokenness, an irony the saint herself might have relished."
A fictionalized biography of medieval mystic Hildegard von Bingen. Its publication will coincide with her appointment as a Doctor of the Church by Pope Benedict. Read full book review >