Search Results: "Karina Wolf"


BOOK REVIEW

THE INSOMNIACS by Karina Wolf
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2012

"What first seems an eerie, baby-goth vibe is held steady by the stable, close-knit family and lack of crisis in this atmospheric, calmly splendid piece. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A quietly magnificent paean to the wonder of nighttime and the solidity of a family unit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOLF! by Becky Bloom
Released: March 1, 1999

"The cartoonish figures have expressive faces and postures, offering plenty for readers to pore over. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An entertaining tale featuring well-known figures; a tired, hungry wold enters a little town populated by disgruntled people, humorously drawn by Biet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOLF by Sara Fanelli
by Sara Fanelli, illustrated by Sara Fanelli
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1997

"Not everyone will be enchanted; this is mostly for those who already find Fanelli's eccentricities winning. (Picture book. 4- 8)"
Fanelli (My Map Book, 1995, etc.) turns the idea of the wolf at the door on its head in this offbeat story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOLF by Mo Hayder
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2014

"Another adventure for Caffery, a protagonist much like James Lee Burke's Dave Robicheaux or Paul Cleave's Theo Tate, doomed to work 'in the presence of evil.'"
Hayder (Hanging Hill, 2012, etc.) once again lures DI Jack Caffery into evil's morass. Read full book review >

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Wolf by Kelly Oliver
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 21, 2016

"A witty and engaging whodunit, with a 'cowgirl philosopher' who's part V.I. Warshawski and part John Wayne."
A murder mystery features an unconventional college student and her friends. Read full book review >

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WOLF by Gillian Cross
ANIMALS
Released: April 15, 1991

"Weaving memorably offbeat yet believable characters, extraordinary events, and contemporary issues, Cross once again confronts classic verities in a stunningly original, splendidly crafted story. (Fiction. 12+)"
The author of Roscoe's Leap (1987) and A Map of Nowhere (1989) again explores universal themes through thrilling, pivotal events in the life of a teenager with a traumatic background. Read full book review >

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WOLF BY WOLF by Ryan Graudin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"For those who stay in it through the finish, there is a promise of more to come; here's hoping it's better balanced. (Historical fiction/fantasy. 12-16)"
Mixing fantasy elements into an alternative, what-if-Hitler-won historical setting, Graudin delivers a wildly oscillating tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOLF! WOLF! by John Rocco
by John Rocco, illustrated by John Rocco
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

"Good-humored fun all around. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The familiar tale of the boy who cried wolf is relocated to Japan and given a twist at the end. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOLF, NO WOLF by Peter Bowen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 11, 1996

"But his unapologetically up-the-establishment point of view and Bowen's offspeed prose make him one of the most striking new regional detectives."
When a couple of rabid environmentalists start cutting barbed-wire fences and shooting cattle in an attempt to chase ranchers off their generations-old Montana spreads, fiddler/deputy Gabriel Du PrÇ predicts that they'll be the next shooting victims. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE WOLF, BIG WOLF by Matt Novak
Released: Jan. 31, 2000

"The quibble may be that the only female on the scene is a fussy cleaning woman, but if readers can stomach the message not to eat their friends, they'll enjoy this zany pair—they make Frog and Toad look sedated. (Fiction. 6-8)"
PLB 0-06-027487-5 In this goofy entry in the I Can Read series, Little Wolf and Big Wolf have googly eyes, big teeth, and loud clothing; in three chapters they discover friendship and identity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG WOLF & LITTLE WOLF, SUCH A BEAUTIFUL ORANGE! by Nadine  Brun-Cosme
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

The furry soulmates who met, separated and reunited in Big Wolf & Little Wolf (2009) suffer another temporary parting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MOUSE MANSION by Karina Schaapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 13, 2014

"A community in miniature, fully realized and elucidated by sensitive storytelling. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In 17 episodes, two winsome, knitted mice—best friends Sam and Julia—explore the thriving, multistory apartment community where they both live. Read full book review >