Search Results: "Karen Beaumont"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"In the interim, however, this serves as a fine introduction to a stimulating thinker whose influence continues to rise as therapy becomes more pragmatic and less dogmatic."
Eminently useful, although somewhat contradictory, this admiring intellectual biography of an iconoclastic psychoanalyst recapitulates the strengths and weaknesses of its subject's thought. Read full book review >

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KAREN MEMORY by Elizabeth Bear
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Supplies all the Bear necessities: strong female characters, existential threats, intriguing developments and a touch of the light fantastic."
Steampunk: Something of a new venture for Bear, whose previous output (Steles of the Sky, 2014, etc.) has ranged from heroic fantasy to science fiction, often with an embedded murder mystery.Read full book review >

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HATS OFF TO YOU! by Karen Beaumont
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Beaumont and Pham have proven once again that childhood fun romps across all societal biases with aplomb. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The shoe-obsessed foursome of Shoe-la-la! (2011) is back, but this time millinery extravagance is the rage. Read full book review >

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BABY DANCED THE POLKA by Karen Beaumont
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 2004

"Don't even try to sit still with this one. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The toddler and nursery-school sets will delightedly clap and cavort in step with this wide-awake baby, who boogies with a succession of toy animals rather than settle down to sleep. Read full book review >

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CRYBABY by Karen Beaumont
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"A winning choice for reading aloud in storytimes and a fine gift for a family with a new baby, with or without a dog. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A black Labrador retriever is the only family member who can soothe a crying baby in this humorous, cumulative story that cries out to be read aloud with plenty of sound effects. Read full book review >

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DINI DINOSAUR by Karen Beaumont
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"For newly fledged self-dressers, a cogent reminder that what goes on, must come off. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A delicious bit of bathtime flummery, delivered by a dirty little dino and his oddly inattentive mother. Read full book review >

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NO SLEEP FOR THE SHEEP by Karen Beaumont
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"In more intimate sharings, readers with a careful eye can spot the shadow of the next animal, along with a certain tiny, feathered friend who just may make the loudest sound of all. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Poor sheep just wants to sleep. Read full book review >

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BEING FRIENDS by Karen Beaumont
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"A delight to look at and a treat to read: a gem for best friends of any age to share. (Picture book. 3-8)"
This happy tale of two friends focuses on the differences between a pair of best buddies and why they don't matter. Read full book review >

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WILD ABOUT US! by Karen Beaumont
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2015

"A gleeful look at self-acceptance (and don't forget to search for the hidden fly). (Picture book. 4-8)"
Various zoo animals celebrate their favorite features, warts and all. Read full book review >

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DOGGONE DOGS! by Karen Beaumont
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"In the crowded arena of dog stories, this one stands out from the pack. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A man with an ultra-thin face and a pointed tuft of red hair is the harried owner of ten exuberant dogs, and "exuberant" is the definitive description of both the pack of pooches and this frenetically funny story. Read full book review >

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MOVE OVER, ROVER! by Karen Beaumont
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"The bouncy rhymes and expressive paintings complement each other well, melding into a simple but satisfying story that will fit into story hours with themes of rain, dogs, or sharing. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In this cumulative tale in the tradition of The Mitten and Mushroom in the Rain, a fluffy, friendly dog named Rover makes room in his doghouse for a succession of animals seeking shelter from a thunderstorm. Read full book review >

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I AIN’T GONNA PAINT NO MORE! by Karen Beaumont
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Here's one that kids will beg for again and again and again. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A madcap painting romp finds a little boy covered head-to-toe in paint—and then he finds himself in the tub. Read full book review >